Snakewurm

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Snakewurm
(Ophiomimomys primum)
Main image of Snakewurm
Species is extinct.
18/118, Replaced by Descendant
Information
CreatorGiant Blue Anteater Other
Week/Generation17/112
HabitatHuggs-Yokto Desert
Size1.6 m Long
Primary MobilityUnknown
SupportEndoskeleton (Jointed Wood)
DietScavenger
RespirationActive (Lungs)
ThermoregulationEctotherm
ReproductionSexual, live birth, two sexes
Taxonomy
Domain
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Species
Eukaryota
Viridisagania
Mancerxa
Phytozoa (info)
Chloropodia (info)
Phyllauria (info)
Xylodonta (info)
Neoheteroures
Sauromyidae
Ophiomimomys
Ophiomimomys primum
Ancestor:Descendants:

The snakewurm is an offshoot of the cave nizzard. It readapted to the desert, but in a different form. Due to lots of competition, it was forced to adapt to become a scavenger, feeding on almost any corpse it can find. It may sometimes feed in large groups. It has also become quite elongated, but much thinner. It has a new method of locomotion, as well: rather than walking like a bulldog or a lizard, it now slides around. It uses its anterior limbs to push it forward, and belly muscles allow it to 'slither', and the posterior limbs are used to push it as well. It has better hearing, with ridges channeling sound to the eardrum. Its eyesight is slightly diminished, because the ears work better than the eyes. To defend itself from predators, it has also evolved a sharp tip on the pinna.

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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)
  • Dardiwundi (subclass Xylodonta)
  • Hopping Ketter (class Phyllauria)