Urprey

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Urprey
(Hirudouksip hemophilus)
Main image of Urprey
Species is extinct.
19/125, Loss of Food due to Ice Comet Impact Event
Information
CreatorRamul Other
Week/Generation17/116
HabitatJujubee Ocean (Abyss Zone), Jujubee Ocean (Twilight Zone)
Size30 cm Long
Primary MobilityUnknown
SupportUnknown
DietParasite (Ghastly Snark, Scavenger Snark, Dark Giant Shovelhead, Great Tregon, Brute Snark)
RespirationUnknown
ThermoregulationEctotherm
ReproductionSexual, Two Sexes, Waterborne mucus-lined sac of eggs
Taxonomy
Domain
Superkingdom
Kingdom
Subkingdom
Phylum
Class
Subclass
Order
Family
Genus
Species
Eukaryota
Viridisagania
Mancerxa
Siphonozoa
Konydonta (info)
Echinopoda
Ichthyosepiomorpha
Atopocongria
Anguiliuksipidae
Hirudouksip
Hirudouksip hemophilus
Ancestor:Descendants:

The urprey split from the twilight ureel. Since prey is hard to find in the deep sea, especially for such big predators as the ureels, some of them started to use blood of bigger fauna as a food source. Their descendants decreased drastically in size and adapted to a more comfortable life as parasites. Urpreys use their clawed tentacles to attach on their host's skin and and pierce it with their tooth for sucking blood; such attacks leave characteristical scars on their host's skin. Urpreys can ingest about 3/4 of their own weight and starve for months after a meal.

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)
  • Slug Urhook (subclass Ichthyosepiomorpha)
  • Archipelago Uktank (class Echinopoda)