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Limulus polyphemus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Vessel:
Fish Hawk R/V
Collector:
United States Fish Commission
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
North Atlantic Ocean
Preparation:
Ethanol - 80%
Prep Count:
1
Place:
shore, Connecticut, United States, North Atlantic Ocean
Collection Date:
11 Oct 1890
Common name:
Horseshoe Crab
Taxonomy:
Animalia Arthropoda Merostomata Xiphosura
Published Name:
Limulus polyphemus (Linnaeus, 1758)
USNM Number:
26034
Specimen Count:
13
Record Last Modified:
11 Jan 2013
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Invertebrate Zoology
Data Source:
NMNH - Invertebrate Zoology Dept.
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Limulus polyphemus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Collector:
United States Fish Commission
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
North Atlantic Ocean
Preparation:
Dry
Place:
Provincetown, Massachusetts, Massachusetts, United States, North Atlantic Ocean
Collection Date:
1879
Common name:
Horseshoe Crab
Taxonomy:
Animalia Arthropoda Merostomata Xiphosura
Published Name:
Limulus polyphemus (Linnaeus, 1758)
USNM Number:
3573
Specimen Count:
3
Notes:
label states "one with short tail"
Record Last Modified:
11 Jan 2013
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Limulus polyphemus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Collector:
United States Fish Commission
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
North Atlantic Ocean, Cape Cod Bay
Bay/Sound:
Cape Cod Bay
Preparation:
Ethanol - 80%
Prep Count:
1
Place:
Massachusetts, United States, North Atlantic Ocean
Collection Date:
1879
Common name:
Horseshoe Crab
Taxonomy:
Animalia Arthropoda Merostomata Xiphosura
Published Name:
Limulus polyphemus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Other Numbers:
unknown number : (733)
USNM Number:
4814
Specimen Count:
1
Notes:
1 out for Durban Museum, Oct. 25, 1913
Record Last Modified:
11 Jan 2013
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NMNH - Invertebrate Zoology Dept.
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Limulus polyphemus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Collector:
Clyde T. Reed
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
North Atlantic Ocean, Gulf of Mexico
Preparation:
Ethanol - 80%
Place:
vicinity of Corpus Christi, Texas, Texas, United States, North Atlantic Ocean
Collection Date:
Apr 1934
Common name:
Horseshoe Crab
Taxonomy:
Animalia Arthropoda Merostomata Xiphosura
Published Name:
Limulus polyphemus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Accession Number:
128413
Other Numbers:
collector number : 46
USNM Number:
1124057
Specimen Count:
1
Record Last Modified:
11 Jan 2013
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NMNH - Invertebrate Zoology Dept.
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Limulus polyphemus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Collector:
Mary J. Rathbun
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
North Atlantic Ocean
Preparation:
Ethanol - 80%
Place:
Quohog Bay, Maine, United States, North Atlantic Ocean
Collection Date:
21 Aug 1911
Common name:
Horseshoe Crab
Taxonomy:
Animalia Arthropoda Merostomata Xiphosura
Published Name:
Limulus polyphemus (Linnaeus, 1758)
USNM Number:
43145
Specimen Count:
1
Notes:
label in jar states "One out for exhibition"
Record Last Modified:
30 Sep 2013
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Further studies on the brain of Limulus polyphemus : with notes on its embryology / by Alpheus S. Packard

Miscellaneous papers, Packard, 1885-1891 DSI
Author:
Packard, A. S (Alpheus Spring) 1839-1905
National Academy of Sciences (U.S.)
Physical description:
p. 289-331, leaves of plates : ill. (some col.) ; 30 cm
Type:
Bibliography
Date:
1893
1893]
Topic:
Limulus polyphemus
Brain
Nervous system
Call number:
QL444.M34 P3 1884
QL444.M34 P3 1884
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Libraries
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The anatomy, histology, and embryology of Limulus polyphemus. By A.S. Packard ..

Author:
Packard, A. S (Alpheus Spring) 1839-1905
Physical description:
45 p. VII pl. (1 col.) 30 x 23 cm
Type:
Electronic resources
Date:
1880
Topic:
Limulus
Call number:
QL447.7 .P119 1880
Notes:
From the Anniversary memoirs of the Boston Society of Natural History, 1880
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Libraries
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Limulus polyphemus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Preparation:
Dry
Common name:
Horseshoe Crab
Taxonomy:
Animalia Arthropoda Merostomata Xiphosura
Published Name:
Limulus polyphemus (Linnaeus, 1758)
USNM Number:
62301
Specimen Count:
0
Record Last Modified:
17 Jul 2013
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Limulus polyphemus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Collector:
Alejandro Vagelli
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
North Atlantic Ocean
Preparation:
Alcohol (Ethanol)
Place:
Cape May, Reeds Beach, New Jersey, United States, North Atlantic Ocean
Collection Date:
19 Jun 2007
Common name:
Horseshoe Crab
Taxonomy:
Animalia Arthropoda Merostomata Xiphosura
Published Name:
Limulus polyphemus (Linnaeus, 1758)
USNM Number:
1146746
Specimen Count:
50
Record Last Modified:
11 Jan 2013
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NMNH - Invertebrate Zoology Dept.
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Limulus polyphemus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
North Atlantic Ocean
Preparation:
Alcohol (Ethanol)
Stage:
juvenile
Place:
Hatteras Island, Roanoke Sound, North Carolina, United States, North Atlantic Ocean
Collection Date:
9 Feb 1957
Common name:
Horseshoe Crab
Taxonomy:
Animalia Arthropoda Merostomata Xiphosura
Published Name:
Limulus polyphemus (Linnaeus, 1758)
USNM Number:
1227870
Specimen Count:
15
Record Last Modified:
7 Nov 2013
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NMNH - Invertebrate Zoology Dept.
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Limulus polyphemus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Collector:
Henry Hemphill
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
North Atlantic Ocean, Gulf of Mexico
Depth (m):
4 - 4
Preparation:
Alcohol (Ethanol)
Place:
Sarasota, Marco Island, Florida, United States, North Atlantic Ocean
Collection Date:
May 1884
Common name:
Horseshoe Crab
Taxonomy:
Animalia Arthropoda Merostomata Xiphosura
Published Name:
Limulus polyphemus (Linnaeus, 1758)
USNM Number:
14180
Specimen Count:
25
Record Last Modified:
21 Nov 2013
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Limulus polyphemus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Collector:
C. N. Shuster
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
North Atlantic Ocean
Preparation:
Alcohol (Ethanol)
Place:
Delaware Bay, Cape May, Delaware, United States, North Atlantic Ocean
Common name:
Horseshoe Crab
Taxonomy:
Animalia Arthropoda Merostomata Xiphosura
Published Name:
Limulus polyphemus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Accession Number:
2020221
USNM Number:
310737
Specimen Count:
10
Record Last Modified:
11 Jan 2013
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Limulus polyphemus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Vessel:
Dolphin R/V
Expedition:
LMRS
Collector:
Georgia Marine Resources For Minerals Management Service/Bureau Land Management BLM/ MMS
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
North Atlantic Ocean
Depth (m):
18 - 18
Preparation:
Alcohol (Ethanol)
Place:
off Georgia, Georgia, United States, North Atlantic Ocean
Collection Date:
29 Jan 1980
Common name:
Horseshoe Crab
Taxonomy:
Animalia Arthropoda Merostomata Xiphosura
Published Name:
Limulus polyphemus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Accession Number:
348038
USNM Number:
224990
Specimen Count:
1
Site Number:
IS02
Record Last Modified:
11 Jan 2013
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Crustacea
MMS Collections
South Atlantic Outer Continental Shelf Living Mari
LMRS
Invertebrate Zoology
Data Source:
NMNH - Invertebrate Zoology Dept.
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Extraordinary horseshoe crabs / by Julie Dunlap

Horseshoe crabs
Author:
Dunlap, Julie
Physical description:
48 p. : col. ill., maps ; 24 cm
Type:
Juvenile literature
Date:
1999
C1999
Topic:
Limulus polyphemus
Notes:
"A Carolrhoda nature watch book."
Includes index
Summary:
Describes the physical characteristics, habits, life cycle, and conservation of horseshoe crabs
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Libraries
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Crab wars : a tale of horseshoe crabs, bioterrorism, and human health / William Sargent

Author:
Sargent, William 1946-
Physical description:
x, 124 p. : maps ; 23 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
2002
C2002
Topic:
Limulus polyphemus
Limulus polyphemus--Research
Limulus test
Pharmaceutical industry--Corrupt practices
Notes:
Includes index
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Libraries
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The year of the crab : marine animals in modern medicine / William Sargent ; illustrations by Robert Jon Golder

Author:
Sargent, William 1946-
Physical description:
191 p. : ill. ; 21 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1987
C1987
Topic:
Marine animals
Limulus polyphemus
Zoology, Experimental
Medicine, Experimental
Notes:
Includes index
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Libraries
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