"What's the matter? All I said was that Komaytos look like little Metr—" Non-canon warning: This article or section contains information that may not be considered an official part of the Metroid series in the overall storyline by Nintendo.
"Morphology: Dark Sporb Darkling possessed carnivorous plant. Symbiotic merger enhances power of this enemy. Weakness to dark energy gone, replaced by weakness to light energy. Eager to possess new bioforms, a number of darklings seized the chance to take the thorny Sporb as a host. It has proven to be a good match, as Sporb and Ing have similar temperaments. The Dark Sporb loses its weakness to dark energy, gaining a vulnerability to pure light energy instead."