Flat Centifin

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Flat Centifin
(Detritophaga plateacaris)
Main image of Flat Centifin
Species is extinct.
21/135, Habitat loss (Ice age)
Information
CreatorGiant Blue Anteater Other
Week/Generation11/71
HabitatBigL Coast
Size20 cm Long
Primary MobilityUnknown
SupportUnknown
DietDetritivore
RespirationUnknown
ThermoregulationEctotherm
ReproductionSexual spores, 3 sexes
Taxonomy
Domain
Kingdom
Subkingdom
Phylum
Class
Subclass
Superorder
Order
Family
Genus
Species
Eukaryota
Phoenoplastida
Pansegmentocaudazoa
Segmentocaudazoa
Pluriptera
Anopterigia
Geobdelloi
Eugeobdelloi
Litorrilumbricidae
Detritophaga
Detritophaga plateacaris
Ancestor:Descendants:

The flat centifin split off from its deep-sea ancestor, the centifin. When it adapted to live in the BigL Coast, it developed fine hairs on the jaws so they can filter out edible particles in the sand. The first jaw develops a distinctive "horn" with chemoreceptive hairs so it can detect the sealplent. The many fins have moved to the underside as the flat centifin moves on the sand. It has changed color to match that of the sand so it can remain unseen in the water. It has been given the name "flat centifin" because it is flat. It is about five centimeters wide.

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)
  • Piloswrigum (order Eugeobdelloi)
  • Centilopeworm (superorder Geobdelloi)
  • Riparian Scorpodile (subclass Anopterigia)