- It is a type of lifeform.
- It is a classification of creature type.
- It is both a biological and sophontilogical term.
A centauroid creature is distinguished by a number of characteristics:
- Minimum two segments, one vertical, the other horizontal
- Terran mythological definition is a hexapod with four locomotary limbs and two manipulatory limbs
Specific Species Examples
- Endimyon AKA Arkaeides
- Graytch AKA Spidertaur
- Supraherd T'tnaree
It is relatively common for a creature to meet sufficient criteria to qualify as more than one classification of animal.
- Word etymology from ancient Terran Greek mythology
- Original meaning indicates a mix of the Terran Horse and a Baseline Human.
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K'kree or Centaurs?
When the K'kree were first encountered by Terrans, they were initially referred to as the Centaurs because of their centauroid body plan. They remain the most famous and well known centauroids within Charted Space.
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