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Horseshoe crab

The horseshoe crab (Limulus polyphemus) is an arthropod that is more closely related to spiders than crabs.

Horseshoe crabs possess the rare ability to regrow limbs lost.

Limulus has been extensively used in research into the physiology of vision.

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