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Meaning 1:  Whether a [[Creature]] is a [[Norn]], [[Ettin]], [[Grendel]], [[Shee]] or [[Geat]].
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The '''Species''' is the third and innermost level of [[Classification system|classification]] used for agents in the Creatures series, and defines each specific agent type, for instance a [[Crobster|crobster]] versus a [[Goldfish|goldfish]]. This is in contrast to the [[Genus]], which defines the agent's category (ie. critter, toy, food), and the [[Family]], which defines broadly what kind of agent it is, such as a part of the user interface, a [[Compound object|compound object]], or a [[Creature]].
  
Meaning 2: Part of the [[Classification system]], see also [[family]] and [[genus]].
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The same term is also used to denote a Creature's type: [[Norn|Norns]], [[Ettin|Ettins]], [[Grendel|Grendels]], and [[Shee]]/[[Geat|Geats]] are referred to as species. This usage is not related to the classification system as described above: the different "species" of Creature are classified as separate [[Genus|genera]], and 'species' for a creature represents its sex (1 is male, 2 is female).
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==See Also==
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* [[SPCS]]
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* [[Family]]
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* [[Genus]]
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==External Links==
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[http://creaturescaves.com/dev.php?section=Reservations http://creaturescaves.com/dev.php?section=Reservations] - Reserve a range of species numbers on Creatures Caves.
 
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Latest revision as of 23:14, 22 May 2018

The Species is the third and innermost level of classification used for agents in the Creatures series, and defines each specific agent type, for instance a crobster versus a goldfish. This is in contrast to the Genus, which defines the agent's category (ie. critter, toy, food), and the Family, which defines broadly what kind of agent it is, such as a part of the user interface, a compound object, or a Creature.

The same term is also used to denote a Creature's type: Norns, Ettins, Grendels, and Shee/Geats are referred to as species. This usage is not related to the classification system as described above: the different "species" of Creature are classified as separate genera, and 'species' for a creature represents its sex (1 is male, 2 is female).

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External Links[edit]

http://creaturescaves.com/dev.php?section=Reservations - Reserve a range of species numbers on Creatures Caves.