Cave Nizzard

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Cave Nizzard
(Saurimus caverna)
Main image of Cave Nizzard
Species is extinct.
17/116, Cave Plague
Information
CreatorGiant Blue Anteater Other
Week/Generation15/98
HabitatRabid Sandstone Caves
Size80 cm Long
Primary MobilityUnknown
SupportEndoskeleton (Jointed Wood)
DietCarnivore (Nightstrainer, Cave Earback)
RespirationActive (Lungs)
ThermoregulationEctotherm
ReproductionSexual, live birth, two sexes
Taxonomy
Domain
Kingdom
Phylum
Class
Subclass
Order
Family
Genus
Species
Eukaryota
Mancerxa
Chloropodia
Phyllauria
Xylodonta
Neoheteroures
Sauromyidae
Saurimus
Saurimus caverna
Ancestor:Descendants:

The cave nizzard evolved from the greater nizzard to escape competition from other predators. It migrated into the Rabid Sandstone Cave. Unlike their ancestors, they are now totally carnivorous, feasting on nightstrainers. They quickly run down the small plents and eat them. They also have good climbing ability in case they need to hunt them from the cave walls. Cave nizzards also have the option to hunt cave earbacks, but they don't provide as much nutrition.

In physical changes, the ears have grown wider since it lives in a cave, the jaws become slightly more stronger, so have the teeth.

Gallery

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)
  • Mustached Nailfin (subclass Xylodonta)
  • Hopketter (class Phyllauria)