Limulus

[n] - type genus of the family Limulidae
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Limulus

Lim'u·lus (lĭm'u*lŭs) noun ; plural Limuli (- lī). [ Latin , dim. of limus sidelong, askance.] (Zoology) The only existing genus of Merostomata. It includes only a few species from the East Indies, and one ( Limulus polyphemus ) from the At
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limulus

<zoology> The only existing genus of Merostomata. It includes only a few species from the East Indies, and one (Limulus polyphemus) from the Atlantic coast of North America. ... Synonym: Molucca crab, king crab, horseshoe crab, and horsefoot. ... (04 Mar 1998) ...
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Limulus

genus Limulus noun type genus of the family Limulidae
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Limulus

• (n.) The only existing genus of Merostomata. It includes only a few species from the East Indies, and one (Limulus polyphemus) from the Atlantic coast of North America. Called also Molucca crab, king crab, horseshoe crab, and horsefoot.
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Limulus

(from the article `skeleton`) ...rather, they grow with the body. A massive and compact endosternite (internal sternite), formed by connective-tissue fibres, frequently lies below ... Among the chelicerate (possessing fanglike front appendages) arthropods (for example, scorpions, spiders, ticks, and mites), the horseshoe crab, ... .....
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