Tuskaphant

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Tuskaphant
(Xylodon hydroensis)
Artwork of Tuskaphant
Species is extinct.
15/101, gamma-ray burst
Creator Giant Blue Anteater Other
Taxonomy
Domain
Kingdom
Phylum
Class
Subclass
Order
Family
Subfamily
Genus
Species
Eukaryota
Mancerxa
Chloropodia
Barbellophyta
Mystacotheria
Ursielephantiformes
Ursielephantidae
Arietodontinae
Xylodon
Xylodon hydroensis
Week/Generation 8/54
Habitat Hydro-Nuke Savanna
Size 3 m Tall
Primary Mobility Unknown
Support Unknown
Diet Herbivore (Violetgrass, Speckled Berry Plant)
Respiration Active (Lungs)
Thermoregulation Mesotherm
Reproduction Sexual, two sexes, live birth


The tuskaphant descended from the gigaphant. It has replaced the gigaphant in the Hydro-Nuke Savanna. The tuskaphant's legs became shorter, and the trunks grew a bit longer so it can eat the violetgrass. It has also developed "thumbs" on the trunks, like Earth's African elephant, so it could hold onto the food. They now live in herds of at least 15 individuals.

One noticeable difference from the gigaphant is that the tuskaphant, as its name suggests, has very long tusks. The males have long tusks while the females' are much shorter. The tusks are used to fight for mating rights.

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)
  • Briarback (subclass Mystacotheria)
  • Chopsticks Fatcoat (class Barbellophyta)