Lee Kong Chian Natural History Museum

Xiphosura

Photo credit: Wang Luan Keng
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum/Division:Arthropoda
Class:Merostomata
Order:Xiphosura

Description

This is an order of marine animals; many groups in this order are extinct. One living group in this order is the horseshoe crabs, which have hardlychanged their form since their appearance on earth over 500 million years ago.

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