An illustrated encylopedia from 1713, volume 46 inludes a crab called “tumajiro” which Harada (1993) has stated might be a fiddler crab (and I can concur). The Chinese name in the entry "望潮蟹" roughly translates to "hope tide crabs" and is still used as a Chinese term for fiddler crabs today.
Language: Japanese & Chinese
|Name Used||Common Name(s)||Where||Applied to...||Accepted Name||Source of Accepted|
|つまじろ, 望潮蟹||Volume 46, entry in lower right corner of page with crabs||location: Japan||Uca||Harada (1993)|