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History

Species
Uca virens
Original Usage
Uca virens
Original Source with Priority
Salmon, M., and S.P. Atsaides (1968) Behavioral, morphological and ecological evidence for two new species of fiddler crabs (genus Uca) from the Gulf Coast of the United States. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington 81:275–290.
Derivation
Named for a green band on the carapace

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Notes/Comments

This species is controversial and may represent a mix of multiple species rather than a single distinct entity.

Binomials Using this Specific Name