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Euproops danae
Euproops danae, a horseshoe crab
ISM 14809

Euproops danae was a small xiphosuran. The horseshoe crab is its closest living relative. Euproops is relatlively common in the deposit. Several lines of evidence suggest that it may have been freshwater or lived part of its life on land.
This specimen is the holotype for Streptocyclus landfordi, which has been synonymized with Euproops danae.


Specimen #: 14809

Euproops danae

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