Treeworm

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Treeworm
(Arborescevermis foliumcaeruleum)
Main image of Treeworm
Species is extinct.
13/89, replaced by descendant
Information
CreatorFlisch Other
Week/Generation13/85
HabitatFlisch Marsh
Size1.3 m Tall
Primary MobilityUnknown
SupportExoskeleton (Chitin)
DietPhotosynthesis
RespirationUnknown
ThermoregulationEctotherm
ReproductionHermaphrodite (eggs)
Taxonomy
Domain
Kingdom
Subkingdom
Phylum
Class
Subclass
Order
Family
Genus
Species
Eukaryota
Binucleozoa
Symbiovermes (info)
Thoracocephalia
Optidorsalia
Polyptera (info)
Paradendrovermes
Cyclofolivermidae
Arborescevermis
Arborescevermis foliumcaeruleum
Ancestor:Descendants:

The treeworm is a split from the lobed solarworm and replaced the stiltleg sunworm in the Flisch Marsh area. Its photosynthesis has improved a lot and suffices to feed the worm. So it became almost a plant. Because it can burn much more oxygen than plants and thus has more energy, it maintains its ability to move, which it uses in rare cases, for example, when a barrier blocks out the sun. Also it moves very slowly. With its long tongue it sucks out the nutrients out of the earth just like plants' roots. It replaced the stiltleg sunworm, because it was much more efficient at photosynthesis than the sunworm. Unlike its ancestor, it can't flap with its wings.

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)
  • False Cleaner Borvermid (subclass Polyptera)