Tusked Beakworm

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Tusked Beakworm
(Rostrodon planktophaga)
Main image of Tusked Beakworm
Species is extinct.
15/101, gamma ray burst
Information
CreatorGiant Blue Anteater Other
Week/Generation12/81
HabitatHuggs Coast
Size20 cm Long
Primary MobilityUnknown
SupportUnknown
DietCarnivore (Krillpede)
RespirationPassive (Transcutaneous)
ThermoregulationEctotherm
ReproductionSexual: Hermaphroditic, eggs, two sexes
Taxonomy
Domain
Kingdom
Subkingdom
Phylum
Subphylum
Class
Order
Family
Genus
Species
Eukaryota
Binucleozoa
Symbiovermes (info)
Pterigiophora (info)
Eupterigiophora
Rostroichthyes
Vermirostrates
Rostrodontidae
Rostrodon
Rostrodon planktophaga
Ancestor:Descendants:

The tusked beakworm split off from the multicolor beakworm to adapt to living in Huggs Coast. It has grown smaller, and actively hunts krillpede, which is abundant in Huggs Coast. It has evolved a long beak, which is efficient for catching krillpede. To effectively seize prey, it has evolved two tusks that slit through two openings when the jaws are closed. The tusked beakworm changed its color to blend in with the deep palm and sea moss slightly.

The beakworm evolved something new. Since absorbing oxygen directly from the water was inefficient, it has evolved a primitive gill hole underneath its jaws. It is full of blood vessels that collect oxygen that runs through this hole. This allowed it to grow slightly more intelligent.

They still are able to live in shoals, but they're smaller.

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)
  • Snappermaw Waterworm (class Rostroichthyes)