Subphylum:
Chelicerata

 

Synapomorphies

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What are the defining characteristics of members in the Chelicerata subphylum?

 
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Class: Arachnida
(spiders, scorpions, mites, ticks, etc)

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Order: Xiphosura
(horseshoe crabs)

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Order: †Eurypterida
(†sea scorpions)

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Resources

Subphylum: Chelicerata

Background Information

Total discovered species:
Distribution: 

Commonly Associated Terms

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Evolutionary History & Adaptation

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Conservation and Threats

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Chapter Advisors and Contributors

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John Doe
PhD Entomology

Lead Researcher at Bugtopia

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James Doe
MSc Insect Pest Management

Termite Specialist

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Ann Doe
MSc Aquatic Entomology

Entomologist at BugTech