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

Photos / Sounds

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What

Atlantic Horseshoe Crab Limulus polyphemus

Observer

jlayman

Date

August 29, 2016 10:26 AM EDT

Photos / Sounds

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What

Atlantic Horseshoe Crab Limulus polyphemus

Observer

jlayman

Date

June 22, 2016 07:00 PM EDT

Description

Interesting individual with a forked tail

Photos / Sounds

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What

Atlantic Horseshoe Crab Limulus polyphemus

Observer

belyykit

Date

August 25, 2016 10:39 AM EDT

Photos / Sounds

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What

Atlantic Horseshoe Crab Limulus polyphemus

Observer

jlayman

Date

August 26, 2016 11:47 AM EDT

Photos / Sounds

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What

Atlantic Horseshoe Crab Limulus polyphemus

Observer

swalmsley

Date

August 20, 2016 07:57 AM EDT

Photos / Sounds

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What

Horseshoe Crabs Genus Limulus

Observer

ozcarsv

Date

August 8, 2016 12:15 PM CST

Place

Mexico (Google, OSM)

Description

Restos de Cangrejos cacerola en manglar.

Photos / Sounds

What

Atlantic Horseshoe Crab Limulus polyphemus

Observer

adorantes

Date

July 20, 2016 07:32 PM CDT

Place

México (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

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What

Atlantic Horseshoe Crab Limulus polyphemus

Observer

lauramarieplatt

Date

August 19, 2016 11:10 AM EDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Atlantic Horseshoe Crab Limulus polyphemus

Date

August 17, 2016 03:15 PM EDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Atlantic Horseshoe Crab Limulus polyphemus

Observer

terim420

Date

August 17, 2016 07:16 PM EDT

Description

Limulus polyphemus

Photos / Sounds

What

Atlantic Horseshoe Crab Limulus polyphemus

Observer

dalfonse

Date

August 17, 2016 10:06 AM EDT

Description

Bay side access from lot Charlie Sandy Hook it is I believe a limulus Polyphemus

Photos / Sounds

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What

Atlantic Horseshoe Crab Limulus polyphemus

Observer

jzmlandeta

Date

May 9, 2016

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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