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Jaekelopterus rhenaniae (Waterston, 1964)Ecdysozoa
Eurypterida (Sea Scorpions)
Length: 2.6 m (3.6 m if chelicerae (pincers) extended)
One of the largest arthropods of all time, she prefers to hunt in freshwater rather than the saltier homes of her ancestors.
Monday, September 28th, 2015