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Say, T. (1817–1818) An account of the Crustacea of the United States. Journal of the Academy of Natural Sciences in Philadelphia (Series 1) 1(1–2):57–63,65-80,97-101,155-169,235-253,313-319,374-401,423-458.

First mention of English name "fiddler crab" (commonly used by coastal residents). Also mentions these crabs as being in Leach's genus Uca. Doesn't seem aware females do not have large claw.

Language: English

Names Appearing in this Publication

Name Used Common Name(s) Where Applied to... Accepted Name Source of Accepted Note(s)
Ocypode maracoani   text p. 71-73 citation: Latreille (1802-1803)Ocypode maracoani Uca maracoani Computed in part
Ocypode pugilator Fiddler Crab text p. 71-73 citation: Latreille (1802-1803)Ocypode pugilator Uca vocans Computed in part
      location: Atlantic coast of United States Uca pugilator Original  
Ocypode vocans   text p. 71-73 citation: Latreille (1802-1803)Ocypode vocans Uca vocans Computed  
      citation: Linnaeus (1766)Cancer vocans Uca vocans Computed in part
Uca Fiddler Crab text p. 71 citation: Leach (1814)Uca Uca Computed  

This Publication is Cited By

Crane (1975), De Kay (1844), Fowler (1912), Gould (1841), Hilgendorf (1869), Kingsley (1878), Kingsley (1880), Lamarck (1838), Le Conte (1855), Milne Edwards (1837), Milne Edwards (1852), Milne Edwards (1854), Ng et al. (2008), Ortmann (1897), Smith (1870), White (1847), Young (1900), von Martens (1869)