• Definition for "Merostomata"
    • A taxonomic class inside the phylum Arthropoda —…
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Merostomata definition

  • proper-noun:
    • A taxonomic class inside the phylum Arthropoda — the horseshoe crabs.
  • proper-noun-plural:
    • A class of Arthropoda, allied on Crustacea. It includes the trilobites, Eurypteroidea, and Limuloidea. Each one is extinct except the horseshoe crabs (Limulus) regarding the final group. See limulus.
  • others:
    • a small grouping of articulated creatures to which numerous values and limits happen assigned.
  • noun:
    • utilized in some classifications; includes the requests Xiphosura and Eurypterida
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