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Limuloid horseshoe crabs

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List of taxa after Hauschke & Wilde (1991) and Anderson & Selden (1997).
Containing group: Xiphosura

Other Names for Limuloidea


Anderson, L. I. and P. A. Selden. 1997. Opisthosomal fusion and phylogeny of Palaeozoic Xiphosura. Lethaia 30:19-31.

Hauschke, N. and V. Wilde. 1991. Zur Verbreitung und Ökologie mesozoischer Limuliden. Neues Jahrbuch für Geologie und Paläontologie Abhandlungen 183:391-411.

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Scientific Name Tachypleus gigas
Location Singapore
Source Coastal horseshoe crab (Tachypleus gigas)
Source Collection Flickr
Image Use creative commons This media file is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs License - Version 2.0.
Copyright © 2006 Ria Tan
Scientific Name Limulus polyphemus
Location Pickering Beach, Delaware, USA
Creator Robert Pos
Specimen Condition Live Specimen
Source WOE247 Horseshoe Crab
Source Collection U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Online Digital Media Library
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