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Uca beebei

Beebe's Fiddler Crab

Type Description

Uca beebei
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
Beebe's Fiddler Crab
Synonyms, Alternate Spellings, & Name Forms (Chronology)
Leptuca beebei, Uca (Celuca) beebei, Uca (Leptuca) beebei, Uca (Minuca) stenodactyla beebei, Uca (Minuca) stenodactylus beebei, Uca beebei
Geographic Range
Eastern Pacific: El Salvador to northern Peru
Map data derived from: Crane (1975)
External Links
Encyclopedia of Life
Wikipedia
iNaturalist
NCBI Taxonomy Browser/Genbank
GBIF

Photos

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Video

Closeup of male Uca beebei feeding
36 sec., 352 x 240, MP4
Male Uca beebei waving
22 sec., 352 x 240, MP4
Male Uca deichmanni in front of stick, male Uca beebei behind stick, both waving
46 sec., 352 x 240, MP4
Male Uca beebei waving and fighting (Uca stylifera in foreground at start of clip)
55 sec., 352 x 240, MP4
Male Uca beebei waving and fighting
57 sec., 352 x 240, MP4
Male Uca beebei waving with small fight
35 sec., 352 x 240, MP4
Male Uca beebei evicts female from burrow, then digs a bit to make it larger
59 sec., 352 x 240, MP4

Art

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References

Altevogt (1955), Altevogt (1955), Altevogt (1957), Altevogt (1972), Bailey (2012), Barnwell & Szelistowski (1985), Beinlich & von Hagen (2006), Bott (1954), Bott (1973), Christy (1985), Christy (1988), Christy & Dennenmoser (2006), Crane (1941), Crane (1943), Crane (1943), Crane (1944), Crane (1947), Crane (1957), Crane (1975), Domínguez Alonso (2008), Dunham & Gilchrist (1988), Green (1961), Hendrickx (1995), Holthuis (1954), Holthuis (1954), Kaufmann & Barnwell (1985), Kim et al. (2006), Peters (1955), Powers (1975), Powers & Bliss (1983), Ra'anan & Cohen (1985), Rathbun (1918), Rosenberg (2000), Rosenberg (2001), Rosenberg (2002), Schöne (1961), Shih et al. (2016), Strauch & Abele (1979), von Hagen (1962), von Hagen (1968), von Hagen (1975), Yamaguchi (1971)