Amindii

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Amindii
Classification Herbivore/grazer
Status Minor Race
Size 2.2 meters
Weight 110 kg
Homeworld Regina (Spinward Marches 1910)
Multi-world No
Canon Yes
Extinct Extant
Reference Imperiallines 6 (magazine)

Bipedal arthropoid sophonts, a minor race, to the world of Regina (Spinward Marches 1910). Amindii readily serve in civil and military service. They have a significant presence working security at Regina’s starports.

Biology (Physical Sophontology)[edit]

The Amindii are herbivore/grazers who, on average, are 2.2 meters in height and mass 110 kg. The insect-like Amindii tower over most sophonts. Despite looking a bit like big grasshoppers (note that calling one a “grasshopper” won’t insult it), they actually have a skeleton articulated by muscles, covered by a combination of finely scaled skin and larger chitinous plates. Amindii vision is acute, centered on the Green-Blue-Purple range. They have the ability to sense the presence of life and emotion: this serves them well when hunting and tracking prey.

Evolution & Environment (Epigenetics)[edit]

This species originated on their homeworld and developed intelligence.

Sophonce (Evolution)[edit]

This species developed intelligence in response to [factors].

Climate & Ecotope (Environment)[edit]

This species holds the following environmental preferences:

  • Terrestrial planet
  • Temperate climate
  • Forest ecotope
  • Standard gravity
  • Dense atmosphere

Genetic Code (Genotype)[edit]

  • No information yet available.

Anatomy & Physiology (Phenotype)[edit]

Sophontologists studying this species have discovered the following data.

Body Plan (Morphology)[edit]

Insectoid

  • Semi-humanoid
  • Bilateral symmetry (2-ial)
  • Octopod (8-ped)
    • 4 limbs used for manipulation "arms"
    • 2 vestigial limbs formerly used for locomotion "legs"
    • 2 limbs used for locomotion (biped) "legs"
  • Body consists of three segments:
    • Head (HBS)
    • Thorax (torso) with 2 sets of "arms"
    • Abdomen with 2 sets of "legs"

Biochemistry (Function)[edit]

This species has a conventional carbon-water based biochemistry.

Respiration (Reaction)[edit]

This species usew a conventional respiration cycle consisting of:

  • Oxygen-nitrogen inhalant
  • Carbon dioxide exhalant

Ecosystem & Population (Ecology)[edit]

No information yet available.

Diet & Trophics (Consumption)[edit]

This species survives using the following methods of consumption:

  • Herbivore/grazer This species favors vegetable and plant-derived foodstuffs.

Gender & Sexuality (Reproduction)[edit]

This species has the following reproductive characteristics:

  • 3 gender/s (EAB) (Gender ratio: 2e:1a:4b)
    • Significant sexual trimorphism
  • (sexual reproduction)
    • Non-conjugal amplexus
    • Polyamorous mating system
  • Oviporous birth
    • (Semelparous): Uses r-selection and have many offspring that require little time to raise to maturity.
Further Detail[edit]

There are three sexes (EAB):

  • Egg-layer
  • Activator
  • Bearer
    • Because of their control over the mating patterns, Bearers typically wield significant social and political power.

Adolescence & Lifecycle (Ontogeny)[edit]

No information yet available.

Psychology (Cultural Sophontology)[edit]

The Amindii have a culture very much based upon socially-cooperative behaviors and find the rugged individualism of many Imperials to be a little confusing. While they understand it after long exposure to Imperials, few Amindii would choose to practice such folkways in light of what the Amindii see as greater productive efficiency resulting from communal cooperation and coordination. the Amindii are highly social sophonts.

Goals (Motivation)[edit]

No information yet available.

Expectations[edit]

No information yet available.

Traditions[edit]

No information yet available.

Belief System & Philosophy (Mindset)[edit]

No information yet available.

Philosophy[edit]

No information yet available.

  • Attitudes?

Belief System[edit]

No information yet available.

  • Religion?

Interventionary Stance[edit]

No information yet available.

  • [tribalism vs. galactism]

Culture & Society (Ethnology)[edit]

No information yet available.

Social Organization: 1116[edit]

This species organized its society with the following methods:

  • No information yet available.

Cultural Hierarchies: 1116[edit]

This species ranks its members in the following manners:

  • No information yet available.

Language (Linguistic Sophontology)[edit]

Body language is practically everything with the Amindii. Their speech seems flat and emotionless to those not familiar with it; nuance is typically expressed in posture.

  • If an Amindii holds its four arms akimbo, one may want to back away slowly. When speaking with Amindii, it is best to keep one’s hands at one’s sides at all times; gesturing wildly will likely offend, and may provoke.

Language & Letters (Communication)[edit]

This species uses the following types of language to communicate:

  • No information yet available.

Aesthetics (Symbology)[edit]

This species holds the following values regarding art, architecture, ornamentation, etc.

  • No information yet available.

Morality (Ethics)[edit]

This species holds the following values regarding a sense of right and wrong:

  • No information yet available.

History (Archaeological Sophontology)[edit]

This species has had a [long, short, etc.] history and is widely known for [blank].

Historical Eras[edit]

No information yet available.

History: General Overview[edit]

No information yet available.

History-Era: Mileu 1100[edit]

No information yet available.

Major Historical Events Timeline: 1116[edit]

These are some of the more important historical events that have affected this polity:



Civilization (Societal Sophontology)[edit]

The civilization and society of this species is known as [blank].

Government & Politics (Leadership)[edit]

The Amindii use the Imperial method of feudal confederacy and imperial nobility.

  • The Amindii have had a long exposure to Humaniti and the Third Imperium and, as such, the native Amindian culture has blended with Imperial folkways. While some differences exist, particularly in communalistic mindsets, Amindii culture is largely compatible with Imperial culture. This is to say that the Amindii are largely integrated into Imperial society.
  • Please see polity entry at TBD for more information.

Interstellar Relations: 1116[edit]

The Amindii do not maintain interstellar relations separate of the greater government (super-polity) of the Third Imperium.

Military & Intelligence (Force Projection)[edit]

No information yet available.

  • Please see polity entry at TBD for more information.

Business & Trade (Economy)[edit]

No information yet available.

  • Please see polity entry at TBD for more information.

Research & Technology (Knowledge)[edit]

No information yet available.

  • Please see polity entry at TBD for more information.

Calendar & Timekeeping (Chronology)[edit]

Other than using a local Reginian clock, the Amindiim by and by, use the chronological systems of the Third Imperium.

Astrography (Range)[edit]

This species can primarily be found within Charted Space in the following locations.

Homeworld: 1116[edit]

The homeworld of this species is:

World Listing: 1116[edit]

Significant communities of this race (sophont species) are known to reside within the following systems and worlds:

1 of 1 World articles in Amindii
Regina  •  
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Sector Listing: 1116[edit]

This race (sophont species) is primarily located in the following areas:

References & Contributors (Sources)[edit]

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