Xiphosura


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Related to Xiphosura: Limulidae, Merostomata, Symphyla, Eurypterids
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Noun1.Xiphosura - horseshoe crabs and extinct forms
animal order - the order of animals
class Merostomata, Merostomata - used in some classifications; includes the orders Xiphosura and Eurypterida
family Limulidae, Limulidae - horseshoe crabs
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Effect of starvation on the energy budget of two Asian horseshoe crab species: Tachypleus Iridentatus and Carcinoscorpius rotundicauda (Chelicerata: Xiphosura).
Effect of starvation on the energy budget of two Asian horseshoe crab species: Tachypleus tridentatus and Carcinoscorpius rotundicauda (Chelicerata: Xiphosura).
Observation on the incidence of the pedunculate barnacle, Octolasmis warwickii (Gary, 1825) on horseshoe crabs (Xiphosura) in the seas adjacent to Singapore.
He compared them to present-day Xiphosura, which make incursions into brackish waters and up rivers into freshwater environments.
Entre los 129 capitulos que versan sobre la sistematica de Arthropoda, tres se refieren a taxones afines al grupo de artropodos: "Pentastomida", "Onychophora" y "Tardigrada"; en tanto que 126 resenan los taxones caracteristicos de Arthropoda, asi los grupos de Chelicerata se incluyen en 14 capitulos relativos a "Xiphosura", "Pycnogonida", "Palpigradi", "Schizomida", "Uropygi", "Amblypygi", "Solifugae", "Ricinulei", "Araneae" "Scorpiones", "Pseudoscorpionida", "Opiliones", "Acari" y "Oribatei (Acari)"; y en cuatro capitulos de Myriapoda se discuten "Symphyla", "Pauropoda", "Geophilomorpha" y "Diplopoda".
This is also the case with fossil horseshoe crabs (Chelicerata: Xiphosura), whose fossil carcasses and molts are often indistinguishable (Babcock et al.