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

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Horseshoe Crab Limulus polyphemus

Observer

susanelliott

Date

January 16, 2016

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Horseshoe Crab Limulus polyphemus

Observer

bogslogger

Date

August 12, 2013

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

St Joseph Bay, Florida

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Horseshoe Crabs Order Xiphosurida

Observer

naturalist658

Date

January 18, 2016 11:47 PM CET

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Horseshoe Crab Limulus polyphemus

Observer

martinsv

Date

December 29, 2015 05:02 PM ALMT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Horseshoe Crabs Family Limulidae

Observer

tienglander

Date

December 25, 2015

Description

Few bodies found on beach, unfortunately none were alive

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Horseshoe Crab Limulus polyphemus

Observer

gyrrlfalcon

Date

December 26, 2015

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Horseshoe Crab Limulus polyphemus

Observer

sindic

Date

May 15, 1995

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

May 1995

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Horseshoe Crab Limulus polyphemus

Date

December 6, 2015 02:01 PM EST

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Horseshoe Crabs Family Limulidae

Observer

kphillips15

Date

August 9, 2012

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Horseshoe Crab Limulus polyphemus

Observer

langlands

Date

November 24, 2015 06:10 PM HST

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Horseshoe Crab Limulus polyphemus

Observer

jaykeller

Date

November 19, 2015 01:58 PM PST

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

What

Horseshoe Crab Limulus polyphemus

Observer

pleary

Date

November 15, 2015 02:41 PM EST

Place

(Somewhere...)
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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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