Fiddler Crabs Home Blog

porcellanus

History

Primary Senior Synonym
Uca annulipes
Original Usage
Gelasimus porcellanus
Original Source with Priority
Adams, A., and A. White (1848) Crustacea. Pp. 1–66 in The zoology of the voyage of H.M.S. "Samarang"; under the command of Captain Sir Edward Belcher, C.B., F.R.A.S., F.G.S., during the years 1843-1846, A. Adams, ed., Volume 8. London: Reeve, Benham, & Reeve.
Derivation
Named for the porcellain color.

Locations Where the Name has Been Applied

Number of Uses of Name per Year

Notes/Comments

Gelasimus prcellanus Adams & White, 1848, is a junior synonym of Uca annulipes (H. Milne Edwards, 1837)

Binomials Using this Specific Name