Bumble Batworm

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Bumble Batworm
(Eoxenoapis bumblebuttlicker)
Main image of Bumble Batworm
Species is extinct.
15/101, gamma-ray burst
Information
CreatorHydromancerx Other
Week/Generation15/97
HabitatFlisch Temperate Forest, Flisch-Krakow Rainforest
Size10 cm Wingspan
Primary MobilityUnknown
SupportExoskeleton (Chitin)
DietNectarivore (Palmworm)
RespirationSemi-Active (Unidirectional Tracheae)
ThermoregulationHeterotherm (Basking, Muscle-Generated Heat)
ReproductionHermaphroditic (eggs)
Taxonomy
Domain
Kingdom
Subkingdom
Phylum
Class
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Order
Suborder
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Species
Eukaryota
Binucleozoa
Symbiovermes
Thoracocephalia
Optidorsalia
Polyptera
Cataleipoptera
Membranopennes
Xenoapoidea
Paraxenoapidae
Eoxenoapis
Eoxenoapis bumblebuttlicker
Ancestor:Descendants:

The bumble batworm split from its ancestor, the nectar batworm. It has adapted to follow the palmworm more inland, as both of them depend upon each other to survive. It is very much like its ancestor except for one main difference: its nose is longer and has fuzzy fairs at the end to allow the pollen-like gametes to stick in while it drinks the nectar, thus improving the pollination.


They are also much more social and fly in flocks from grove to grove. During the night they will roost together in the fronds of the palmworm. There is usually a leader who they follow to each grove. This leader gives off pheromones in which the others will taste in the air. Each pheromone gives a different message such as follow, danger or time to mate.


Since their eyes are on their backs they will fly backwards when going place to place but forwards when going into a flower to eat. Like their ancestor they have developed a mild poison that coats the outside of their body, keeping away most predators.

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)
  • Sky Bloodbee (superfamily Xenoapoidea)
  • Communal Janit (order Cataleipoptera)
  • Wub (subclass Polyptera)