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Uca argillicola

Clay Fiddler Crab

Type Description

Uca argillicola
Crane, J. (1941) Eastern Pacific Expeditions of the New York Zoological Society. XXVI. Crabs of the genus Uca from the west coast of Central America. Zoologica NY 26:145–208.

Information

Subgenus
Leptuca
Common Names
Clay Fiddler Crab
Synonyms, Alternate Spellings, & Name Forms (Chronology)
Minuca argillicola, Uca (Celuca) argillicola, Uca (Minuca) argillicola, Uca argillicola
Geographic Range
Eastern Pacific: Costa Rica (Gulf of Dulce) to Colombia (Buenaventura)
Map data derived from: Crane (1975); von Prahl (1982)
External Links
Encyclopedia of Life
Wikipedia
iNaturalist
NCBI Taxonomy Browser/Genbank
GBIF

Photos

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Video

Male Uca argillicola feeding outside of burrow
37 sec., 352 x 240, MP4
Male Uca argillicola retreating into burrow
14 sec., 352 x 240, MP4
Male Uca argillicola feeding outside of burrow
25 sec., 352 x 240, MP4

Art

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References

Barnwell & Szelistowski (1985), Beinlich & von Hagen (2006), Crane (1941), Crane (1947), Crane (1975), Garth (1948), Hendrickx (1995), Landstorfer & Schubart (2010), Rosenberg (2000), Rosenberg (2001), Rosenberg (2002), Shih et al. (2016), von Hagen (1987)