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(Zinalophagia refugedo)
Artwork of Zinalophagia
Species is extinct.
19/?, unknown cause
Creator Rhodix Other
Zinalophagia refugedo
Week/Generation 18/120
Habitat Clayren Coast, Soma Coast, Jujubee Ocean (Sea Floor)
Size Microscopic
Support Unknown
Diet Organic compounds (Julipak’s refuses)
Respiration Unknown
Thermoregulation Unknown
Reproduction Binary Fission
Descendant of Ancestor of

When malakommalis or its relatives infect creatures and make they become very sick, they sink to the ocean bottom, remaining there until degrade after some time. However, those fallen in almost inhabited areas stay there for centuries, forming huge groups of petrified creatures across the sea floor. Some species are able to degrade part of these remains, but usually leave behind most of the salt residues. In the same way of julipaks, beadlines split in a new species, able to eliminate most of those residues.

Zinalophagia is a species specialized in eat the piles of salty sediments formed by julipak’s refuses. These refuses are formed by salts and organics compounds, most of them lipids and molecules of hard degradation. The first compartment became larger, increasing the absorption area. For being more specialized, zinalophagia also evolved a third compartment, improving even more its ability to degrade complex substances, which still happens along the long flagellum.

Like on wykraline, it developed longer cilia to aid in the movement, being able to be carried by ocean currents. They use to be found in the same places where julipaks are found, degrading the salty residues. Zinalophagia is able to absorb most of the organic contents of those refuses, eliminating only the mineral compounds. In this way, the salts return to the ocean waters, but part of them stays attached to the cilia, forming small nodules in the tips.

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)
  • Wykraline (family Beadlinaceae)
  • Percolators (order Beadlinales)