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elegans

History

Species
Uca elegans
Original Usage
Uca elegans
Original Source with Priority
George, R.W., and D.S. Jones (1982) A revision of the fiddler crabs of Australia (Ocypodinae: Uca). Record of the Western Australian Museum Supplement 14:1–99.
Derivation
Named in reference to the long and elegant fingers of the major and minor chelae (from the Latin for “graceful”)

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