Chelicerate vs Xiphosauran - What's the difference?

chelicerate | xiphosauran |


As nouns the difference between chelicerate and xiphosauran

is that chelicerate is any member of such group of animals while xiphosauran is (zoology) any of many marine chelicerates of the order xiphosura ; the horseshoe crabs.

As an adjective chelicerate

is of, relating to, or belong to the chelicerata subphylum of arachnids, horseshoe crabs etc.

chelicerate

English

Adjective

(-)
  • of, relating to, or belong to the Chelicerata subphylum of arachnids, horseshoe crabs etc
  • Noun

    (en noun)
  • Any member of such group of animals
  • xiphosauran

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (zoology) Any of many marine chelicerates of the order Xiphosura ; the horseshoe crabs