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Synonym Chronology of the genus Uca

Chronological charts of different generic names for fiddler crabs. Strictly speakingnot all of these are synonyms; the charts include instances when fiddler crabs were placed in other, valid, genera (e.g., Cancer) as well as cases in the 19th century when the genus Uca was used for non-fiddler crabs.

All Genera

Accepted name is listed first, followed by synonyms in decreasing order of use.

Genus Synonyms

Uca
Gelasimus
Cancer
Minuca
Ocypode
Celuca
Leptuca
Paraleptuca
Australuca
Tubuca
Gonoplax
Afruca
Acanthoplax
Boboruca
Austruca
Thalassuca
Deltuca
Cranuca
Amphiuca
Planuca
Mesuca
Xeruca
Petruca
Latuca
Heteruca
Geocarcinus