27th October 2012
Few arthropods exceed 60 cm in length, in fact most are smaller than that; however the Japanese spider crab (Macrocheira kaempferi) is the largest arthropod on Earth with a leg-span of approximately 3.7 meters.
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Few arthropods exceed 60 cm in length, in fact most are smaller than that; however the Japanese spider crab (Macrocheira kaempferi) is the largest arthropod on Earth with a leg-span of approximately 3.7 meters.

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