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Boar Spider by KatePfeilschiefter Boar Spider by KatePfeilschiefter
Creature sketch for the Aerie. An omnivorous descendant of wyrms, called a boar spider by silly humans due to their piggy nature, extra limbs and multiple false eye spots. True dragons such as the flying hexapods like to eat them.

Will think of scientific name later.
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Zanizaila Featured By Owner Jan 29, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
"Spider pig, spider pig, does whatever a spider pig does" =P
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Rodlox Featured By Owner Oct 12, 2012
Pseudosus mirabilis?

Well-formed being...might've given even Gilgamesh second thoughts about fighting.

brava!
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SemiSecret Featured By Owner Oct 7, 2012  Student Traditional Artist
technically insect, because eight legs, hmm?
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HIPPOPOTOMONSTROSES1 Featured By Owner Oct 10, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
insects or ''hexapods'' have six legs. spiders or ''arachnids'' have eight, so i do not undrestand why they call it boar spider?!
hexasuchus porcum, should it be called. hexa, as in hexapod or six. and suchus as a crocodile. and porcum as pig!
love it, i like the ammut look of it!
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Rodlox Featured By Owner Oct 12, 2012
most people don't consider ants to be as terrifying as spiders. strange, I know.
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SemiSecret Featured By Owner Oct 10, 2012  Student Traditional Artist
*ahem* 'scrofa formicidaraneae.' So basically, boar spider-ant.
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SemiSecret Featured By Owner Oct 10, 2012  Student Traditional Artist
Haha, true. Though it would probably be something more like 'scrofa
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KatePfeilschiefter Featured By Owner Oct 7, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
Technically, but humans have a bad track record for naming animals.
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SemiSecret Featured By Owner Oct 7, 2012  Student Traditional Artist
true. XD
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TheMeekWarrior Featured By Owner Oct 7, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Holy crud, this thing is awesome! :lol: Super creative, and I love the detail. The anatomy is amazing. Love it!
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Sennish Featured By Owner Oct 7, 2012
ahaha so nice!
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MetalSnail Featured By Owner Oct 6, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Very cool!
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Sagittarius-A-star Featured By Owner Oct 6, 2012  Student Digital Artist
Argh!! Now that's a garden pest, I just know it. I'll need to get a dragon to guard my tomatoes now. :D Nice sketch- are all these dragons and wyrms part of a single 'verse you are developing?
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KatePfeilschiefter Featured By Owner Oct 6, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
Yup, and thanks
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ZeitgeistDragon Featured By Owner Oct 6, 2012   Traditional Artist
Here-here to freaky critters......:meow:
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tigerlilyv Featured By Owner Oct 6, 2012   General Artist
I love the texture/scales on this guy. Well done!
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LeeliWingfeather Featured By Owner Oct 6, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Wow, this is amazingly good! How on earth do you come up with these designs?
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Dragon83m Featured By Owner Oct 6, 2012  Student Traditional Artist
Really good pencil work!!AMAZING!!!
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Susiron Featured By Owner Oct 6, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Stunning anatomy and really awesome design. Your creature designs are always top notch : D
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