Scissors Beakworm

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Scissors Beakworm
(Serrapterigyus snipsnip)
Main image of Scissors Beakworm
Species is extinct.
15/101, gamma-ray burst
Information
CreatorTheBigDeepCheatsy Other
Week/Generation14/92
HabitatIttiz Swamp, Ittiz River
Size20 cm Long
Primary MobilityUnknown
SupportUnknown
DietHerbivore (Ekamawan, Rust Weed) Scavenger (Decaying flesh)
RespirationPassive (Transcutaneous)
ThermoregulationEctotherm
ReproductionSexual, Eggs in the water (broodcare), Two Sexes
Taxonomy
Domain
Kingdom
Subkingdom
Phylum
Subphylum
Class
Order
Family
Genus
Species
Eukaryota
Binucleozoa
Symbiovermes (info)
Pterigiophora (info)
Eupterigiophora
Rostroichthyes
Vermirostrates
Rostratichthidae
Serrapterigyus
Serrapterigyus snipsnip
Ancestor:Descendants:

The scissors beakworm split from the rock beakworm in search of a safer home. So they migrated from the Clayren Coast to the Ittiz Swamp and the Ittiz River. In order to adapt to its home, its coloration changed to help it blend in with the rusty red sand. However, the fins still retain their greenish color, which helps them see each other. Since, predators can see their fins, the scissors beakworm's fins have become spiny, which helps them defend themselves and dig holes to lay their eggs in. The main adaptation that gave the scissors beakworm its name is its sharp beak, which allows it to cut vegetation and eat it, though they will occasionally eat some decaying flesh if there isn't much to eat.

The scissors beakworm still raises its babies the same way its ancestor did. It digs a hole to lay its eggs in a burrow. Then when they hatch, the scissors beakworms protect their babies until they have all of their spines. Finally the parents abandon them. Males are around 20 cm long while females are 16 cm long.

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)
  • Blue Gillfin (class Rostroichthyes)