Anatomy of the Horseshoe Crab

Anatomy of the Horseshoe Crab

Horseshoe Crab by Mark Rea

Horseshoe Crab by Mark Rea

Living Fossil The earliest horseshoe crabs were found 450 million years ago as fossils in strata. Many think of them as crabs and crustaceans when in fact they are more related to spiders and scorpions. Under their enormous shell, their bodies also look more like those of spiders.

Living Fossil The earliest horseshoe crabs were found 450 million years ago as fossils in strata. Many think of them as crabs and crustaceans when in fact they are more related to spiders and scorpions. Under their enormous shell, their bodies also look more like those of spiders.

Ernst Haeckel JELLYFISH Art Print Vintage by NaturalistCollection

Ernst Haeckel JELLYFISH Art Print Vintage 1974 Book PLATE 47 and 48 Horseshoe Crabs and their Ancestors and Stalked Jellyfishes

Ernst Haeckel JELLYFISH Art Print Vintage by NaturalistCollection

Atlantic horseshoe crab (Limulus polyphemus), by Brandon Woo

Atlantic horseshoe crab (Limulus polyphemus), by Brandon Woo

anatomy of the Atlantic horseshoe crab, Limulus polyphemus, from ‘Recherches sur l’anatomie des Limules’

anatomy of the Atlantic horseshoe crab, Limulus polyphemus, from ‘Recherches sur l’anatomie des Limules’

horseshoe crab?!

horseshoe crab?!

This is hands down the cutest, summery door knocker I've ever seen (and it's right in Boston... in Beacon Hill!)

This is hands down the cutest, summery door knocker I've ever seen (and it's right in Boston... in Beacon Hill!)

Horseshoe crab watercolor

Horseshoe crab watercolor

Horseshoe Crab Sculpture

Horseshoe Crab Sculpture

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