Sticky Cube-Trap

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Sticky Cube-Trap
(Protophagocubus purpsimillo)
Artwork of Sticky Cube-Trap
Species is extinct.
10/65, replaced by descendant
Creator Clayren Other
Taxonomy
Domain
Kingdom
Subkingdom
Phylum
Class
Order
Family
Genus
Species
Eukaryota
Phoenoplastida
Phoenophyta
Spherophyta
Euspherophyta
Cubales
Eospherozooaceae
Protophagocubus
Protophagocubus purpsimillo
Week/Generation 9/61
Habitat Huggs Temperate Forest, Huggs Rainforest, Krakow Rocky
Size 1 cm Wide individuals
up to 92 cm Wide in colonies)
Primary Mobility Unknown
Support Unknown
Diet Photosynthesis, Insectivore
Respiration Passive (Stomata)
Thermoregulation Ectotherm
Reproduction Asexual Budding, Very Resistant Spores


The sticky-cubes in the southern part of Glicker have changed even more, mainly in their diet. The cube has developed the ability to produce a sweet-smelling, green liquid that attracts small insects. When an organism tries to eat this liquid, it gets stuck. The "arms" of the trap can do more than pull the colony to a new location; they can also be pulled shut, like the jaws of a bear-trap around the helpless insect. This allows the sticky cube-trap to obtain nourishment, even in areas where the sun is obstructed, such as the Huggs Rainforest, and in areas that are too steep for good root systems, like the cliffs of the Krakow Rockies.

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)
  • Floating Stickyball (class Euspherophyta)