Definition of Merostomata

Merostomata n. pl. means: A class of Arthropoda, allied to the Crustacea. It includes the trilobites, Eurypteroidea, and Limuloidea. All are extinct except the horseshoe crabs of the last group. See Limulus.

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Merostomata n. pl. means: A class of Arthropoda, allied to the Crustacea. It includes the trilobites, Eurypteroidea, and Limuloidea. All are extinct except the horseshoe crabs of the last group. See Limulus.

Meaning of Merostomata

Merostomata (n. pl.) means: A class of Arthropoda, allied to the Crustacea. It includes the trilobites, Eurypteroidea, and Limuloidea. All are extinct except the horseshoe crabs of the last group. See Limulus.

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Paleocarida (n. pl.): Same as Merostomata.

Poecilopoda (n. pl.): By some recent writers applied to the Merostomata.

Neocarida (n. pl.): The modern, or true, Crustacea, as distinguished from the Merostomata.

Eurypteroidea (n. pl.): An extinct order of Merostomata, of which the genus Eurypterus is the type. They are found only in Paleozoic rocks.

Eurypterus (n.): A genus of extinct Merostomata, found in Silurian rocks. Some of the species are more than three feet long.

Merostomata (n. pl.): A class of Arthropoda, allied to the Crustacea. It includes the trilobites, Eurypteroidea, and Limuloidea. All are extinct except the horseshoe crabs of the last group. See Limulus.

Limuloidea (n. pl.): An order of Merostomata, including among living animals the genus Limulus, with various allied fossil genera, mostly of the Carboniferous period. Called also Xiphosura.

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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Meaning of Paleocarida

Paleocarida means: Same as Merostomata.

Meaning of Poecilopoda

Poecilopoda means: By some recent writers applied to the Merostomata.

Meaning of Neocarida

Neocarida means: The modern, or true, Crustacea, as distinguished from the Merostomata.

Meaning of Eurypteroidea

Eurypteroidea means: An extinct order of Merostomata, of which the genus Eurypterus is the type. They are found only in Paleozoic rocks.

Meaning of Eurypterus

Eurypterus means: A genus of extinct Merostomata, found in Silurian rocks. Some of the species are more than three feet long.

Meaning of Merostomata

Merostomata means: A class of Arthropoda, allied to the Crustacea. It includes the trilobites, Eurypteroidea, and Limuloidea. All are extinct except the horseshoe crabs of the last group. See Limulus.

Meaning of Limuloidea

Limuloidea means: An order of Merostomata, including among living animals the genus Limulus, with various allied fossil genera, mostly of the Carboniferous period. Called also Xiphosura.

Meaning of Limulus

Limulus means: 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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