Subphylum

Chelicerata (Chelicerates)

Tegenaria domestica. Photo: (c) Mike Bowie, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)

The subphylum Chelicerata (/kəˌlɪsəˈreɪtə/ or /kəˌlɪsəˈrɑːtə/; New Latin, from French chélicère, from Greek khēlē “claw, chela” and kéras “horn”) constitutes one of the major subdivisions of the phylum Arthropoda. It contains the horseshoe crabs, sea spiders, and arachnids (including scorpions and spiders).

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