Fiddler Crabs

Uca coarctata

Compressed Fiddler Crab

Type Description

Gelasimus coarctatus
Milne Edwards, H. (1852) Observations sur les affinités zoologiques et la classification naturelle des crustacés. Annales des Sciences Naturelles. Zoologie (Série 3) 18:109–166.

Information

Subgenus
Tubuca
Common Names
Compressed Fiddler Crab
Synonyms, Alternate Spellings, & Name Forms
Gelasimus coarctata, Gelasimus coarctatus, Gelasimus thomsoni, Gelassimus Thompsoni, Mesuca (Mesuca) coarctata, Uca (Deltuca) [coarctata] coarctata coarctata, Uca (Deltuca) coarctata coarctata, Uca (Tubuca) coarctata, Uca coarctata, Uca coartatus, Uca corctata, Uca ischnodactyla, Uca ischnodactylus, Uca mearnsi, Uca rathbunae, Uca rathbuni, Uca rathbunæ, Uca thomsoni
Geographic Range
Indo-West Pacific: Australia (northeast coast), Indonesia, Philippines, New Guinea, Taiwan
Map data derived from: Crane (1975); Fukui et al. (1989); George & Jones (1982); Huang et al. (1989); Jones & Morton (1994); von Hagen & Jones (1989)
External Links
Encyclopedia of Life
Wikipedia
iNaturalist
NCBI Taxonomy Browser/Genbank
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