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Gelasimus forceps

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Citation Common Name(s) Where Applied to... Accepted Name Source of Accepted Note(s)
Milne Edwards (1837) Gélasime pince text p. 52 specimen: Australasia ?   (Crane, 1975: p. 323) This name has been discarded. The "male" specimen turns out to be an amalgamation of a female body from one species (identifiable only to subgenus Tubuca) and a claw from a male Uca lactea. Another specimen stored nearby, labeled as "lactea", turned out to be a claw from a male Tubuca on a male U. lactea body. While it is likely the claws can be swapped, we still have a minimum of 3 different individuals in this mixup, including a male claw and female body, possibly, but not definitively from the same species.
 
White (1847)   text p. 36 specimen: Swan River, Perth, Western Australia, Australia TBD   signata? (according to Miers 1884)
      citation: Milne Edwards (1837)Gelasimus forceps ? Computed  
 
Milne Edwards (1852)   text p. 148; plate 3: figure 11 citation: Milne Edwards (1837)Gelasimus forceps ? Computed  
 
Milne Edwards (1854)   text p. 112; plate 3: figure 11 citation: Milne Edwards (1837)Gelasimus forceps ? Computed  
 
Hess (1865)   text p. 146, 171 citation: Herbst (1790)Cancer tetragonon Uca tetragonon Computed  
      citation: Milne Edwards (1837)Gelasimus forceps ? Computed  
 
Kossmann (1877)   text p. 51   TBD    
 
Neumann (1878)   text p. 26 specimen: West Indies ? Original  
      citation: Milne Edwards (1837)Gelasimus forceps ? Computed  
 
Kingsley (1880)   text p. 144; plate 9: figure 12 citation: Milne Edwards (1837)Gelasimus forceps ? Computed  
      citation: Milne Edwards (1852)Gelasimus forceps ? Computed  
      citation: White (1847)Gelasimus forceps TBD Computed in part
      location: Australia TBD    
 
Haswell (1882)   text p. 93 citation: Milne Edwards (1837)Gelasimus forceps ? Computed  
      citation: Milne Edwards (1852)Gelasimus forceps ? Computed  
 
De Man (1887)   text p. 697-698   TBD    
 
De Man (1887-1888)   text p. 110, 118   TBD    
 
Crane (1975)   text p. 323 citation: Milne Edwards (1837)Gelasimus forceps ? Computed Discussion of invalid name