Classification
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All Names

  • Portuguese
    • Caranguejos-ferradura e Escorpiões-marinhos
  • Scientific Names
    • Merostomata
  • Spanish
    • Cangrejos cacerola
  • Russian
    • Меростомовые
  • Belarusian
    • Мерастомавыя
  • English
    • Horseshoe Crabs and Sea Scorpions
  • Chinese (Traditional)
    • 肢口綱
  • Japanese
    • カブトガニ綱

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Recent observations

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What

Horseshoe Crab Limulus polyphemus

Observer

brionnap

Date

May 25, 2016 12:22 PM EDT

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Horseshoe Crab Limulus polyphemus

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cholzapfel

Date

March 27, 2016

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Horseshoe Crab Limulus polyphemus

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crichardson

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the past

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Square

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Horseshoe Crab Limulus polyphemus

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adorantes

Date

May 1, 2015

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Horseshoe Crab Limulus polyphemus

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crichardson

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the past

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Description

Have this as a pet on campus.

Photos / Sounds

What

Horseshoe Crab Limulus polyphemus

Date

May 21, 2016 09:07 PM EDT

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Description

Atlantic Horseshoe Crab - Taken during the 2016 HSC Monitoring Project in Gateway National Recreation Area - Great Kills Park

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Square

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Horseshoe Crab Limulus polyphemus

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hhealyh

Date

May 21, 2016

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Square

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Horseshoe Crab Limulus polyphemus

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larsenkj

Date

May 21, 2016

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Square

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Horseshoe Crab Limulus polyphemus

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hhealyh

Date

May 21, 2016 02:15 PM EDT

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Square

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Horseshoe Crab Limulus polyphemus

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samathias

Date

May 19, 2016 02:46 PM EDT

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Horseshoe Crab Limulus polyphemus

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jhafstad

Date

May 12, 2016 09:52 AM EDT

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No photos or sounds

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Horseshoe Crab Limulus polyphemus

Observer

hadasparag

Date

March 27, 2016

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Description from Wikipedia

Merostomata is the name given to a grouping of the extinct Eurypterida (sea scorpions) and the Xiphosura (horseshoe crabs). The term was originally used by James Dwight Dana to refer to Xiphosura only, but was emended by Henry Woodward to cover both groups.

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