Classification
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All Names

  • Korean
    • 건미아강
  • 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 Crabs Genus Limulus

Observer

nachotgarcia

Date

September 26, 2016 09:31 AM CDT

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What

Atlantic Horseshoe Crab Limulus polyphemus

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archaeolojay

Date

May 6, 2016 02:55 PM EDT

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Atlantic Horseshoe Crab Limulus polyphemus

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ritaclare

Date

September 19, 2016 02:18 PM PDT

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Atlantic Horseshoe Crab Limulus polyphemus

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hannahcanonigo

Date

September 24, 2016 12:13 PM EDT

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Horseshoe Crabs and Sea Scorpions Class Merostomata

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tunebean

Date

September 24, 2016 10:18 AM PDT

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Horseshoe Crabs and Sea Scorpions Class Merostomata

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sylviacutie

Date

September 24, 2016 11:34 AM EDT

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What

Atlantic Horseshoe Crab Limulus polyphemus

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fraleigh

Date

September 24, 2016 11:32 AM EDT

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Atlantic Horseshoe Crab Limulus polyphemus

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laurenkmo

Date

September 23, 2016 03:35 PM EDT

Description

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Atlantic Horseshoe Crab Limulus polyphemus

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maggidy

Date

May 20, 2016 12:19 AM EDT

Description

Female found during survey with hole healed in carapace.

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Atlantic Horseshoe Crab Limulus polyphemus

Observer

maractwin

Date

September 16, 2016 04:50 PM EDT

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Horseshoe Crabs and Sea Scorpions Class Merostomata

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daledanley

Date

September 14, 2016 05:27 PM EDT

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Horseshoe Crabs and Sea Scorpions Class Merostomata

Observer

ashley70

Date

September 13, 2016 03:05 PM EDT
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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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