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Uca batuenta

Beating Fiddler Crab

Type Description

Uca batuenta
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
Beating Fiddler Crab
Synonyms, Alternate Spellings, & Name Forms
Uca (Celuca) [crenulata] batuenta, Uca (Leptuca) batuenta, Uca (Minuca) saltitanta batuenta, Uca batuenta
Geographic Range
Eastern Pacific: El Salvador to northern Peru
Map data derived from: Crane (1975)
External Links
Encyclopedia of Life
Wikipedia
iNaturalist
GBIF

Photos

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Video

Male Uca batuenta feeding
17 sec., 352 x 240, MP4
Male Uca batuenta feeding
29 sec., 352 x 240, MP4
Male Uca batuenta feeding
10 sec., 352 x 240, MP4
Male Uca batuenta waving (surrounded by miscellaneous other species)
26 sec., 352 x 240, MP4
Male Uca batuenta waving
12 sec., 352 x 240, MP4
Interspecific agression between male Uca batuenta (on right) and male Uca saltitanta (on left)
23 sec., 352 x 240, MP4

Art

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References

Altevogt (1959), Altevogt (1962), Altevogt (1970), Altevogt (1972), Barnwell & Szelistowski (1985), Beinlich & von Hagen (2006), Bott (1954), Burkenroad (1947), Crane (1941), Crane (1943), Crane (1944), Crane (1947), Crane (1957), Crane (1975), Green (1961), Peters (1955), von Hagen (1968)