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Xiphosura - Limulus Polyphemus, Tachypleus Tridentatus, Limulidae, Mesolimulus, Euproops, Lunataspis, Carcinoscorpius Rotundicauda, Thoracetron (Paperback) Loot Price: R375 Discovery Miles 3 750
Xiphosura - Limulus Polyphemus, Tachypleus Tridentatus, Limulidae, Mesolimulus, Euproops, Lunataspis, Carcinoscorpius...
Xiphosura - Limulus Polyphemus, Tachypleus Tridentatus, Limulidae, Mesolimulus, Euproops, Lunataspis, Carcinoscorpius...

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Xiphosura - Limulus Polyphemus, Tachypleus Tridentatus, Limulidae, Mesolimulus, Euproops, Lunataspis, Carcinoscorpius Rotundicauda, Thoracetron (Paperback)

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 130. Not illustrated. Chapters: Limulus Polyphemus, Tachypleus Tridentatus, Limulidae, Mesolimulus, Euproops, Lunataspis, Carcinoscorpius Rotundicauda, Thoracetron, Kiaeria, Elleria, Synziphosurine, Heterolimulus, Liomesaspis, Pseudoniscus, Rolfeia, Bunodes, Tachypleus Gigas, Austrolimulus, Xaniopyramis, Archeolimulus, Aglaspis, Victalimulus, Kasibelinurus, Legrandella, Limuloides, Paleolimulus, Pringlia, Bunaia, Chilaria, Pasternakevia, Weinbergina, Bellinurus, Cyamocephalus, Protolimulus, Moravurus, Valloisella, Beckwithia, Aglaspoides, Angarocaris, Neobelinuropsis, Bellinuroopsis, Lemoneites, Casterolimulus, Psammonlimulus, Bembicosoma, Limulitella, Palaeomerus, Anacontium, Bunodella. Excerpt: Limulus polyphemus, known as the horseshoe crab or Atlantic horseshoe crab, is a marine chelicerate arthropod. Despite its name, it is more closely related to spiders, ticks, and scorpions than to crabs. Horseshoe crabs are most commonly found in the Gulf of Mexico and along the northern Atlantic coast of North America. A main area of annual migration is Delaware Bay, although stray individuals are occasionally found in Europe. The other three species in the family Limulidae are also called horseshoe crabs. The Japanese horseshoe crab (Tachypleus tridentatus) is found in the Seto Inland Sea, and is considered an endangered species because of loss of habitat. Two other species occur along the east coast of India: Tachypleus gigas and Carcinoscorpius rotundicauda. All four are quite similar in form and behavior. This group of animals is also known as horsefoot, or saucepan. Some people call the horseshoe crab a "helmet crab," but this common name is more frequently applied to a true crab, a malacostracan, of the species Telmessus cheiragonus. The term "king crab" is sometimes used for horseshoe crabs, but it is more usually applied to a gr...

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Imprint: Books + Company
Country of origin: United States
Release date: September 2010
First published: September 2010
Editors: Books Llc
Creators: Books Llc
Dimensions: 229 x 152 x 8mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 132
ISBN-13: 978-1-155-72984-8
Barcode: 9781155729848
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LSN: 1-155-72984-6

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