Limulus

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Limulus

(Science: 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.

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