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Limulus

[′lim·yə·ləs]
(invertebrate zoology)
The horseshoe crab; the type genus of the Limulacea.
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However, Limuli remained critical on the efforts of the international community to end a conflict that has claimed the lives of 400,000 people and displaced more than 2.5 million.
limuli in the structure and size of the male papilla which is almost half the size of the later, measures 6-7.5 in diameter and 12-14 long.
limuli Body Length 0.36-0.7 0.26-0.40 Body Width 0.22-0.36 0.15-0.20 Acetabulum 0.048-0.065 0.029-0.35 Oral sucker 0.05-0.065 0.035-0.045 Pharynx 0.02-0.03 0.017-0.21 Oesophagus Long, longer than caeca 0.1-0.13 Ovary 0.10-0.16 x 0.06-0.09 0.06-0.065 x 0.036-0.045 Egg 0.022-0.27 x 0.011-0.012 0.016-0.02 x 0.009-0.011 Testes 0.10-0.16 x 0.06-0.09 Lateral, 0.05-0.065 Male papilla 0.038-0.058 0.06-0.0075 Flame cell 2{(2 + 2) + (2 + 2)} 2{(2 + 2) + (2 + 2)} formula Exptl.definitive Gulls Mice & Hamsters host First Int.