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Uca sp.

Locations Where the Name has Been Applied

Number of Uses of Name per Year

Publications Using this Name

Citation Common Name(s) Where Applied to... Accepted Name Source of Accepted Note(s)
Schenkel (1902)   text p. 579-580 specimen: Kema, Sulawesi, Indonesia TBD    
 
Fowler (1911)   text p. 3 location: Delaware, USA Uca minax Fowler (1912)  
 
Sendler (1923)   text p. 22 specimen: Alim Island, Purdy Islands, Papua New Guinea TBD    
 
Verwey (1930)   text p. 177-178 location: Southern/Central Java, Indonesia TBD    
 
Stella (1953)   text p. 67 location: Dahlak Archipelago, Eritrea ?   The description is that it is similar in form to Uca tetragonon, but with a marbled brown carapace with green (living) or red (collected/dead) background. It is not clear what species this refers to.
 
Brown (1959) fiddler crabs text p. 1535-1544 citation: Brown & Webb (1948) Uca Original  
      citation: Brown & Webb (1949) Uca Original  
      citation: Brown & Stephens (1951) Uca Original  
      citation: Webb & Brown (1958) Uca Original  
      citation: Brown et al. (1958) Uca Original  
      citation: Webb (1950) Uca Original  
      citation: Brown et al. (1954) Uca Original  
 
Lemos de Castro (1962)   text p. 41 citation: Marcgrave (1648)Ciecie Panema ? Computed  
 
Abbott & Dawson (1966)   text p. 1320 location: Ocean Springs, Mississippi, USA ?    
 
Macnae (1966)   text p. 79-81, 85-86 location: Eastern Australia Uca polita Crane (1975) He calls this “Uca unnamed sp. (pink claw)”
      location: Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia Uca flammula MSR red legs
 
Salmon (1966)   text p. 515 location: Florida, USA Uca longisignalis MSR It is very likely this was one of the unidentified species
      location: Florida, USA Uca virens MSR It is very likely this was one of the unidentified species
 
Macnae (1968)   text p. 181 location: Queensland, Australia Uca polita MSR “pink claw”
      location: Northern Territory, Australia Uca flammula MSR Undescribed species, “with legs of a brilliant orange red and back of a dark reddish-purplish-brown.”
      location: Western Australia, Australia Uca flammula MSR Undescribed species, “with legs of a brilliant orange red and back of a dark reddish-purplish-brown.”
 
Barnwell (1968)   text p. 578-581 location: Ocean Springs, Mississippi, USA Uca longisignalis MSR Refers to an undescribed species, which I believe is Uca longisignalis.
      citation: Fingerman et al. (1958)Uca minax Uca longisignalis Computed  
      citation: Salmon (1967)Uca pugnax [Northwestern Florida, USA] Uca longisignalis Computed  
 
Schöne (1968)   text p. 642, 647, 650-652   Uca Original  
      citation: Pearse (1914) Uca Original  
      citation: Crane (1957) Uca Original  
      citation: Salmon (1965) Uca Original  
      citation: Altevogt (1957) Uca Original  
      citation: Altevogt (1957) Uca Original  
      citation: Crane (1958) Uca Original  
      citation: von Hagen (1962) Uca Original  
      citation: Peters (1955) Uca Original  
 
Tagatz (1968)   text p. 24, 26 location: St. Johns River, Florida, USA Uca Original  
 
Shinn (1968) fiddler crab text p. 879-880, 887-888, 893 location: Andros, The Bahamas Uca Original  
 
Chace & Hobbs (1969)   text p. 211 specimen: Dominica ?    
 
Selander et al. (1971)   text p. 402 location: Panacea, Florida, USA Uca panacea MSR Recognizes color morph of Uca pugilator as a distinct, but unnamed, species
      location: Gulf of Mexico Uca longisignalis MSR Species is not specifically named, but the context clearly refers to Uca longisignalis.
      location: Gulf of Mexico Uca virens MSR Species is not specifically named, but the context clearly refers to Uca virens.
 
Walker (1972)   text p. 140 location: Tanzania Uca tetragonon MSR Species identified from description of colors
 
Serène (1973)   text p. 119 location: New Caledonia ? Original  
 
Rheinsmith et al. (1974)   text p. 346   ? Original  
 
Avent (1974)   text p. 220 location: Florida State Marine Lab, Turkey Point, Florida, USA Uca virens MSR Described as an unknown green species, readily distinguishable from U. pugilator. Guessing this might be U. virens.
 
Campion (1974)   text p. 432   Uca Original  
 
Windom et al. (1976) fiddler crabs text p. 579-582 location: Georgia, USA Uca Original Likely a mix of Uca pugilator, U. pugnax, and U. minax.
 
Meiss & Norman (1977) Fiddler Crab text p. 22, 27, 33, 39 location: Connecticut, USA Uca Original  
 
Bell et al. (1978)   text p. 104 citation: Teal (1962) Uca Original  
      citation: Fleeger (1977) Uca Original  
 
Gibbs (1978)   text p. 81, 87, 91 location: Nymph Island, Great Barrier Reef, Australia ?    
 
Barnwell (1980)   text p. 957 location: Cebu, Philippines Uca cryptica MSR In this short abstract, Barnwell describes a presumed hybrid form to actually be a distinct species. He never subsequently described this species (personal communication). I strongly suspect that this intermediate form is what was much later described under the name Uca cryptica.
      location: Negros, Philippines Uca cryptica MSR In this short abstract, Barnwell describes a presumed hybrid form to actually be a distinct species. He never subsequently described this species (personal communication). I strongly suspect that this intermediate form is what was much later described under the name Uca cryptica.
 
Abby-Kalio (1982) fiddler (calling) crabs text p. 24; figure 5 location: Niger Delta, Nigeria Uca tangeri Geography Based on location, these have to be Uca tangeri
 
Chang & O'Connor (1983)   text p. 274 citation: Keller & Andrew (1973) Uca Original  
 
Vernberg & Vernberg (1983)   text p. 351   Uca Original  
 
Stevenson (1985)   text p. 4 citation: Green & Neff (1972). Uca Original  
 
Zwarts (1985) fiddler crabs text p. 3-4, 7, 10 citation: Spaans (1979) Uca Original  
      citation: Strauch & Abele (1979) Uca Original  
      citation: Ali & Ripley (1969) Uca Original  
      citation: Engelmoer (1982) Uca Original  
      citation: Günther (1963) Uca Original  
      citation: Colby & Fonseca (1984) Uca Original  
      citation: Cramp & Simmons (1982) Uca Original  
      citation: Kushan (1979) Uca Original  
      citation: Christy (1982) Uca Original  
      citation: Altevogt (1955) Uca Original  
      citation: von Hagen (1969) Uca Original  
      citation: Crane (1941) Uca Original  
      citation: Aspey (1978) Uca Original  
      citation: Cammen et al. (1984) Uca Original  
      citation: Swennen et al. (1982) Uca Original  
      citation: von Hagen (1962) Uca Original  
      citation: Full & Herreid (1984) Uca Original  
 
Barnwell (1988)   text p. 133A location: Pacific coast of Costa Rica Uca ecuadoriensis MSR A cryptic unnamed species
 
Peery et al. (1990)   text p. 248 location: York River, Virginia, USA Uca Original Could be a mix of three species: Uca pugilator, U. pugnax, and U. minax.
 
Underwood (1990)   text p. 114A   Uca Original  
 
Biljlsma & de Roder (1991) fiddler crabs text p. 22, 25 citation: Swennen & Marteijn (1985) TBD Computed  
 
McNeil et al. (1995) fiddler crab text p. 869, 872, 875 location: Chacopata Lagoon Complex, Araya Peninsula, Sucre, Venezuela Uca Original  
      citation: Young & Ambrose (1978) Uca Original  
      citation: Zucker (1978) Uca Original  
 
Croll & McClintock (1999)   text p. 113A   Uca Original  
 
Schreiner & Belanger (2002)   text p. 456.8   Uca Original  
 
Platt et al. (2002) fiddler crabs text p. 202 location: Turneffe Atoll, Belize Uca Original  
      citation: Thorbjarnarson (1988) Uca Original  
 
Schreiner & Belanger (2003) fiddler crabs text p. 996 location: Louisiana, USA Uca Original  
 
Borgianini et al. (2007)   text p. e161   Uca Original  
 
Barnard et al. (2010) fiddler crabs text p. e203   Uca Original  
 
Zulkifli et al. (2012) fiddler crabs text p. 1-2, 4-9 location: Sungal Puloh, Port Klang, Selangor, Malaysia Uca Original  
 
Cain & Cohen (2014)   text p. 439, 441-443, 445-447 citation: Teal (1958) Uca Original  
      citation: Bertness & Miller (1984) Uca Original  
      citation: Cohen & Kern (2012) Uca Original  
      citation: Skov & Hartnoll (2001) Uca Original  
      citation: Robertson et al. (1981) Uca Original  
      citation: Rittschof & Buswell (1989) Uca Original