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

toddtracks

Date

May 30, 2009 02:00 AM EDT

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What

Horseshoe Crab Limulus polyphemus

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almeyda64

Date

August 21, 2015

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What

Horseshoe Crab Limulus polyphemus

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perzley

Date

April 24, 2016 01:40 PM EDT

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What

Horseshoe Crab Limulus polyphemus

Date

April 15, 2016

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Description

Muda a orillas del estuario

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What

Indo-Pacific horseshoe crab Tachypleus gigas

Observer

amarzee

Date

July 25, 2015

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What

Horseshoe Crab Limulus polyphemus

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yasingi

Date

December 25, 2015

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Description

dead

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What

Horseshoe Crab Limulus polyphemus

Observer

jzmlandeta

Date

April 6, 2016

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

adulto, macho, cerca del borde del mangle 4:30 pm

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What

Horseshoe Crab Limulus polyphemus

Observer

jzmlandeta

Date

April 6, 2016

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Organismo adulto, macho, cerca del borde del mangle

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Horseshoe Crab Limulus polyphemus

Observer

jzmlandeta

Date

April 6, 2016

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Cacerolita de mar, encontrada cerca del mangle, 4:30 pm, adulto macho

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What

Horseshoe Crab Limulus polyphemus

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kaitlin

Date

February 28, 2016

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What

Horseshoe Crabs Family Limulidae

Observer

kimberly11

Date

August 4, 201

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What

Horseshoe Crab Limulus polyphemus

Observer

mgochfeld

Date

March 9, 2016

Place

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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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