Torquatocauda Grandibucha

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Torquatocauda Grandibucha
(Torquatocauda grandibucha)
Artwork of Torquatocauda Grandibucha
Species is extinct.
1/8, solar flare
Creator Krakow Sam Other
Taxonomy
Domain
Kingdom
Subkingdom
Phylum
Class
Order
Family
Genus
Species
Eukaryota
Phoenoplastida
Pansegmentocaudazoa
Krakowhexazoa
Krakowbrachia
Torquatocaudiformes
Torquatocaudidae
Torquatocauda
Torquatocauda grandibucha
Week/Generation 1/6
Habitat Open Ocean
Size Microscopic
Primary Mobility Unknown
Support Unknown
Diet Consumer
Respiration Unknown
Thermoregulation Ectotherm
Reproduction Asexual: Spores


Evolved from Krakowhydra velox, T. grandibucha is well adapted to filter-feeding. Its unique tail is composed of several cells twisted together into a sort of rudimentary proto-muscle. This allows it to swim against the drag created by its large filter-flaps. The chemoreceptors remain relatively unchanged but are now positioned so as to allow '3D smell' whereby the direction from which a signal is strongest can be deduced. This information is relayed to the tail by means of a chemical chain, prompting changes in swimming behavior. Reproduction once again involves the dispersal of spores.

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)

None found. Note that this does not necessarily mean it has no living relatives at all, but that, assuming all taxonomy is filled in, its entire phylum is extinct; any relatives it does have likely do not resemble it.