Classification
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  • 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

Atlantic Horseshoe Crab Limulus polyphemus

Observer

bennypoo

Date

November 20, 2016 01:48 PM CST

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What

Indo-Pacific Horseshoe Crab Tachypleus gigas

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budak

Date

January 12, 2017 05:51 PM SGT

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What

Atlantic Horseshoe Crab Limulus polyphemus

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akumal

Date

February 7, 2016 10:20 AM CST

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What

Atlantic Horseshoe Crab Limulus polyphemus

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neild

Date

June 21, 2012 11:17 PM EDT

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What

Atlantic Horseshoe Crab Limulus polyphemus

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stalkerbob

Date

December 26, 2016 10:26 AM PST

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Square

What

Horseshoe Crabs Family Limulidae

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ssato

Date

January 21, 2016 04:39 PM SGT

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What

Atlantic Horseshoe Crab Limulus polyphemus

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raulagrait

Date

December 26, 2016 11:25 AM HST

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What

Atlantic Horseshoe Crab Limulus polyphemus

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superduperwren

Date

January 1, 2017 08:56 AM EST

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What

Atlantic Horseshoe Crab Limulus polyphemus

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thedrw

Date

December 30, 2016 10:44 AM EST

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What

Atlantic Horseshoe Crab Limulus polyphemus

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birdtrekker

Date

April 1, 2015 02:09 PM EDT

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Square

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Atlantic Horseshoe Crab Limulus polyphemus

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ella5

Date

November 13, 2016 02:45 PM EST

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What

Atlantic Horseshoe Crab Limulus polyphemus

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kueda

Date

December 25, 2016 03:56 PM EST
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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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