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|Homeworld location||Surogota (Empty Quarter 0231)|
|Primary Star||G9 V|
|Reference||Stellar Reaches 01 11.|
The Xu'rokotanis are a technologically developing sophont species.
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Physiology & Environment (Ecology)
Surogotans are biologically classified as octapedal, homeothermic, endoskeletal, asexual and pseudo-arachnid. In general, Surogotans appear quite spider-like, with eight multi-jointed legs that support the bulbous carapace that forms the Surogotan’s body.
Highly dexterous mandibles allow the Surogotans the ability to perform fine manipulations, thus granting some measure of control over their environment. The Surgotans possess a closed circulatory system and breathe a standard oxygen-nitrogen mix compatible with ranges comfortable to humaniti. Although Surogotans possess internal skeletal support, chitinous plates serve to protect Surogotans from the dangerous wildlife of their native homeworld.
Imperial Scouts discovered the Surogotan in 27. Fearing that settlers would enslave or destroy the low-tech insectoid species, the IISS advised Emperor Cleon to interdict the world in 30. Scout fears were eventually proven to be unfounded: most the fauna of the system is quite dangerous, rendering the world unsuitable for settlement. The interdiction order was finally lifted in 51. 
Despite their limited technological advancements, the Surogotans are very competent in the field of medicine and biotechnology, and often implement native wildlife bred or manipulated to duplicate the functions of Imperial technology. With proper training, Surogotans make very competent doctors and surgeons, although their approach to medicine is often more holistic than intrusive.
A certain level of technological complexity and functionality has greatly inhibited Surogotan advancements in the field of biotechnology, causing the Surogotans to use a mixture of Imperial and native technologies to maintain a steady TL–6.
Several Imperial scientists are engaged in a research project to see how far Surogotan practices might evolve with technologically-advanced biomedical training and support, but the rewards and cultural impact are unlikely to be seen for decades, if not centuries.
Worlds & Sectors (Astrography)
This race is primarily located in the following areas:
The homeworld of this race is:
World Listing: 1105
References & Contributors (Sources)
- Jason Kemp. Stellar Reaches 01 (FLTGames Gaming Group, 2005), 11.
- Alvin Plummer. Stellar Reaches 10 (Samardan Press, 2010), 12,17.
- Alvin Plummer. Stellar Reaches 12 (Samardan Press, 2010), 20.
- Alvin Plummer. Stellar Reaches 18 (Samardan Press, 2012), 16.
- Alvin Plummer. Stellar Reaches 19 (Samardan Press, 2012), 27.
- Traveller Wiki Editorial Team
- Author & Contributor: Lord (Marquis) and Master of Sophontology Maksim-Smelchak of the Ministry of Science