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Synonym Chronology of the genus Uca

Chronological charts of different generic names for fiddler crabs. Strictly speaking not 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
Paraleptuca
Leptuca
Australuca
Tubuca
Austruca
Gonoplax
Thalassuca
Afruca
Acanthoplax
Deltuca
Cranuca
Boboruca
Amphiuca
Planuca
Mesuca
Xeruca
Petruca
Latuca
Heteruca
Geocarcinus