Spiky Plentplaque

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Spiky Plentplaque
(Protosagania ligcavo)
Artwork of Spiky Plentplaque
Species is extinct.
23/149, Integrated into Microplaques genus
Creator Clarke Other
Protosagania ligcavo
Week/Generation 18/124
Habitat Flisch Beach, Huggs Beach, King Beach, Krakow Beach, Soma Beach, Yokto Beach, BioCat River, Bone River, Huggs Lakes, Huggs River, Krakow River, Russ River, Slarti River, Yokto River, Bone Swamp, Huggs Marsh, Krakow Marsh, Russ Bog, Slarti Swamp, Yokto Marsh, Huggs Tropical Rainforest, Flisch Temperate Rainforest, Huggs Temperate Rainforest, Krakow Temperate Rainforest, Yokto Temperate Rainforest, Flisch Taiga, Huggs Taiga, Yokto Taiga, Flisch-Krakow Alpine, Yokto Alpine, Huggs Tropical Woodland, Huggs Temperate Woodland, Krakow Temperate Woodland, Yokto Temperate Woodland, Flisch-Krakow Boreal, Yokto Boreal, Huggs-Yokto Scrub, Huggs Chaparral, Krakow Chaparral, Yokto Chaparral, Huggs Rocky, Huggs-Yokto Rocky, Yokto Rocky, Huggs Volcanic, Huggs-Yokto Savanna, Krakow Plains, Huggs-Yokto High Grassland, Yokto High Grassland, Yokto Dunes, Huggs-Yokto Desert, Huggs-Yokto High Desert, Yokto High Desert, Badger Limestone Caves, Darth Lava Tube Caves, Neo Limestone Caves, Huggs Water Table, Yokto Water Table, South Polar Beach (West), BigL Beach, Clayren Beach, Hydro Beach, Ittiz Beach, Ovi Beach, Hydro River, Ninth Salt Lake, Nuke River, Ovi River, Terra River, Wright Tropical Rainforest, Nuke Tropical Rainforest, Nuke Temperate Rainforest, Ittiz-Nuke Alpine, Nuke Temperate Woodland, Ittiz-Nuke Boreal, Hydro Scrub, Hydro Rocky, Hydro Volcanic, Hydro Savanna, Ovi-Hydro Plains, Ovi-Hydro High Grassland, Blood Lava Tube Caves, Mandate Limestone Caves, South Polar Beach (East), South Tundra Lakes, South Tundra, Yannick Ice Cave
Size Microscopic
Support Unknown
Diet Parasite (Wood Teeth of Plents)
Respiration Unknown
Thermoregulation Unknown
Reproduction mitosis

The spiky plentplaque has evolved a useful adaptation. Instead of eating the plent’s pre-chewed food, it now focuses its energy into directly consuming the teeth. As a result of this, the plentplaque evolved into the spiky plentplaque, which has evolved much longer “spikes” to dig into the teeth, thus giving it its name. Once a colony of spiky plentplaque has eaten all of the teeth in its mouth, they will eat away the jawbones of the host plent. This plent’s jawbone will fall off, and the spiky plentplaque will move into the mouth of any plent that tries to scavenge the meat of the jaw. Because of this successful spreading technique, they have replaced their ancestor in all biomes except for an isolated population on Huggs Island and in the sea.

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)
  • Rusty Microplaque (genus Protosagania)