Shovelhead

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Shovelhead
(Rutricephalus vexationis)
Artwork of Shovelhead
Species is extinct.
4/22, replaced by descendant
Creator Oviraptor Other
Taxonomy
Domain
Kingdom
Phylum
Class
Order
Family
Genus
Species
Eukaryota
Mancerxa
Phylloichthyia
Nectophasola
Phasolocetes
Rutricephalidae
Rutricephalus
Rutricephalus vexationis
Week/Generation 2/14
Habitat Open Ocean
Size 4 m Long
Primary Mobility Unknown
Support Unknown
Diet Filter-Feeder, Photosynthesis
Respiration Unknown
Thermoregulation Ectotherm
Reproduction Sexual, spawning, two sexes


In response to predatory pressures, the manta plent evolved to be able to deliver a small electric shock. Also, its body has elongated, the dorsal fins merged with the head, and two of the tentacles have evolved into flippers. The other two have evolved into the electric shock generators. Their light sensing cells have split into three distinct "eyes."

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)
  • Plyentree (phylum Phylloichthyia)