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lanigera

History

Primary Senior Synonym
Uca ecuadoriensis
Original Usage
Uca lanigera
Original Source with Priority
von Hagen, H.-O. (1968) Studien an peruanischen Winkerkrabben (Uca). Zoologische Jahrbücher. Abteilung für Systematik, Ökologie und Geographie der Tiere 95(2):395–468. {Studies of Peruvian fiddler-crabs (Uca)}
Derivation
Latin for “woolly,” a reference to the pile on its carapace.

Notes/Comments

Uca lanigera von Hagen, 1968, is a junior synonym of Uca ecuadoriensis Maccagno, 1928.

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