Fiddler Crabs

Uca chlorophthalmus

Green-eyed Fiddler Crab

Type Description

Gelasimus chlorophthalmus
Milne Edwards, H. (1837) Historie naturelle des crustaces comprenant l-anatomie, la physiologie et las classification des ces animaux, Volume 2. Paris.

Information

Subgenus
Paraleptuca
Common Names
Green-eyed Fiddler Crab
Synonyms, Alternate Spellings, & Name Forms
Gelasimus amazonensis, Gelasimus chlorophthalmus, Ocypode (Gelasimus) chlorophthalmus, Paraleptuca chlorophthalma, Uca (Amphiuca) chlorophthalmus chlorophthalmus, Uca (Paraleptuca) chlorophthalmus, Uca amazonensis, Uca chlorophthalma, Uca chlorophthalmus, Uca chlorophthalmus chlorophthalmus
Geographic Range
Indo-West Pacific: Eastern Africa - Kenya to South Africa, Madagascar
Map data derived from: Cannicci et al. (1999); Crane (1975); Icely & Jones (1978); Krishnan (1992)
External Links
Encyclopedia of Life
Wikipedia
iNaturalist
NCBI Taxonomy Browser/Genbank
GBIF

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