Sausage Crastrum

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Sausage Crastrum
(Nauticucumis astrodella)
Main image of Sausage Crastrum
Species is extinct.
16/110, replaced by descendant
Information
CreatorHuckbuck Other
Week/Generation16/108
HabitatJujubee Ocean (Twilight Zone), Jujubee Ocean (Sunlight Zone)
Size2 cm Long
Primary MobilityUnknown
SupportUnknown
DietPhotosynthesis
RespirationPassive Diffusion
ThermoregulationEctotherm
ReproductionFragmentation
Taxonomy
Domain
Superkingdom
Kingdom
Phylum
Class
Order
Family
Genus
Species
Eukaryota
Paraphysiophyta
Chloroasterobiota
Chloroasterophyta (info)
Crescoasteropsida
Chlorastrales
Nauticucumaceae
Nauticucumis
Nauticucumis astrodella
Ancestor:Descendants:

The sausage crastrum is very much like the crastrum, except that it has a different shape. Its "shell" is still soft enough to bend, giving the sausage crastrum all the protection it needs against the few creatures that eats it. When the sausage crastrum is "unfolded" it looks like a square-shaped sheet, giving it maximum photosynthetic area. There is one other big difference from its ancestor, and that is the way it reproduce. Instead of budding it now uses fragmentation, the fragments usually have one photosynthetic "stripe", and then evolve more. This leads to that the number of "stripes" can vary. It has not replaced its ancestor.

Living Relatives (click to show/hide)

These are randomly selected, and organized from lowest to highest shared taxon. (This may correspond to similarity more than actual relation)
  • Squarenet Crastrum (family Nauticucumaceae)
  • Crastrum (order Chlorastrales)
  • Cleaner Crastrum (class Crescoasteropsida)