Xolagoba

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Xolagoba
(Phascoloscurius arborescendos)
Main image of Xolagoba
Species is extinct.
19/125, loss of trees due to the ice comet impact event
Information
CreatorTheBigDeepCheatsy Other
Week/Generation16/106
HabitatFlisch Temperate Forest, Flisch-Krakow Rainforest
Size70 cm Long
Primary MobilityQuadruped, Erect Legs, Prehensile Tail
SupportEndoskeleton (Bone)
DietOmnivore (Bambelin, Tower Fernplent, Bullying Fernt, Xenobee honey, Joint-Winged Treeworm leaves)
RespirationActive (Lungs)
ThermoregulationEndotherm (Fur)
ReproductionSexual, Live Birth, Two Sexes, Pouch and Milk
Taxonomy
Domain
Kingdom
Phylum
Superclass
Clade
Class
Subclass
Superorder
Order
Family
Genus
Species
Eukaryota
Carpozoa
Spondylozoa
Anisoscelida
Pentapodes
Soricia (info)
Chaetotheria
Lumbaritheria
Currenatheria
Currenatheridae
Phascoloscurius
Phascoloscurius arborescendos
Ancestor:Descendants:

The xolagoba split from the velishroot. Unlike its ancestor, the xolagoba lives in the trees. In order to live there, it had to evolve an extra toe on each foot, which allows better grasp on the branches. Its eyes have also moved to different spots: the top eyes face forward, the lower eyes have moved closer to the ventral side, which allows it to see what is down below. The xolagoba also has a prehensile tail. Another adaptation that allows it to live in the treetops is that its stripes have become green, which allow it to hide on the branches of the tower fernplent and the bullying fernt.


The xolagoba has evolved two prominent buck-teeth that allows it to eat the leaves. It uses its claws to slash at the tower fernplent or the bullying fernt and gobbles up strips of plent flesh. The xolagoba mainly eats vegetation, but if an opportunity arrives, it will eat xenobee honey. In order to protect itself from the poison, the xolagoba has evolved a thicker fur, which can fall off quickly if it is covered in too much poison. On occasion, the xolagoba will snatch and eat bambelins passing by.


The xolagoba lives in small groups of up to 3-5 members. It makes a nest out of dried plent leaves and fallen lightning tree branches to sleep in. The xolagoba still plays with its offspring. It still displays sexual dimorphism, though in a different way: the male xolagoba has shaggier tufts, while the female does not. Though they spend most of their lives up in the trees, when they need to move to a new one, they climb down to do so. This is the time when they are most vulnerable to predation.

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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)
  • Squatshroot (family Currenatheridae)
  • Marine Tamow (subclass Chaetotheria)
  • Leaping Soriparasite (class Soricia)