Morphology of a limulus (horseshoe
: marine arthopod which lives near the shore.
: organ of the horseshoe crab situated at face-level.
: a pair of venomous hooks situated on the head of a
: floating appendage.
: structure covering the opening to the genital
Transverse auricular groove
: shallow impression related to the
Appendages modified to serve as gills
: leaf-shaped leg.
Auricular cavity of the tail spine
: cavity related to the flexibility
and movement of the telson.
Telson (tail spine)
: barb at the end of the horseshoe crabs tail.
: posterior part of the body of a horseshoe crab.
: movable tail of the horseshoe crab.
: head and thorax of the horseshoe crab, which together
form one section of the body.
: sight organ of a horseshoe crab.
: rudimentary eye.