Metalmite

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Metalmite
Base Information
Classification Chemotroph
Terrain Space
Locomotion Static
Size Microscopic
Speed None
Strength TBD
Social Structure TBD
Weapons None
Armor None
Source
Homeworld Unknown
Multi-world No
Canon No
Extinct Extant
Reference Darkhstarr
Metalmite is the common name for several unrelated metal-eating microbes found in asteroids fields.

Physiology & Ecology[edit]

In the Beyond, Metalmites can be found in the following systems:

  • Aerhy/Middle Beyond
  • Enigma/Delta system
  • Hichmakani/I-Glathriel system.

Life Cycle & Reproduction[edit]

No information yet available.

Diet & Trophics[edit]

Metalmite are chemotrophs, who feed on the metallic asteroids in a planetoid belt. They have also been known to infest (...and ingest) the hulls of starships that have not taken precautions against them.

History & Background (Dossier)[edit]

The following lifeforms and sophonts show a wide awareness of Metalmites:

Travellers' Aid Society Advisory[edit]

Common defenses against Metalmites, taken by starship crews, include:

  • Hull coatings that are Metalmite-repellant.
  • Hull electrification.
  • Laborious hull cleanings made by unhappy crew-sophonts in vacuum suits.

References & Contributors (Sources)[edit]

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