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Tachypleus gigas

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
ANIMALIA ARTHROPODA MEROSTOMATA XIPHOSURA LIMULIDAE

Scientific Name: Tachypleus gigas
Species Authority: (Müller, 1785)
Common Name(s):
English Horseshoe Crab

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Data Deficient ver 2.3
Year Published: 1996
Date Assessed: 1996-08-01
Annotations:
Needs updating
Assessor(s): World Conservation Monitoring Centre
History:
1994 Insufficiently Known (Groombridge 1994)
1990 Insufficiently Known (IUCN 1990)
1988 Insufficiently Known (IUCN Conservation Monitoring Centre 1988)
1986 Insufficiently Known (IUCN Conservation Monitoring Centre 1986)

Geographic Range [top]

Countries:
Native:
India; Indonesia; Malaysia; Philippines; Singapore; Thailand
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Systems: Marine

Citation: World Conservation Monitoring Centre 1996. Tachypleus gigas. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 31 July 2014.
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