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Primary Senior Synonym
Original Usage
Gelassimus huttoni
Original Source with Priority
Filhol, H. (1885) Catalogue des Crustacés de la Nouvelle-Zélande, des îles Auckland et Campbell. Pp. 349–510; plates 38–55 (Atlas) in Mission de l’Ile Campbell. Recueil de Mémoires, Rapports et Documents relatifs à l’observation du passage de Vénus sur le Soleil, Volume 3, part 2. Paris.
Named after the English biologist Frederick Wollaston Hutton.

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The type specimen is no longer extant, the description is inadequate, and there are no known fiddler crabs from New Zealand, making the use of the name suspect and ambiguous.

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