Fiddler Crabs

Uca leptodactyla

Thin-fingered Fiddler Crab

Type Description

Uca leptodactyla
Rathbun, M.J. (1898) [Type description of Uca leptodactyla] in The Northrop collection of Crustacea from the Bahamas; W. M. Rankin, pp. 225-258. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences 11(12):227–228.

Information

Subgenus
Leptuca
Common Names
Thin-fingered Fiddler Crab
Synonyms, Alternate Spellings, & Name Forms
Gelasimus leptodactylus, Leptuca leptodactyla, Uca (Celuca) [leptodactyla] leptodactyla, Uca (Leptuca) leptodactyla, Uca (Minuca) leptodactyla, Uca leptodactyla, Uca leptostyla
Geographic Range
Western Atlantic: Caribbean, Brazil, Venezuela, Mexico (Yucatan), USA (rare occurences in Florida)
Map data derived from: Abele & Kim (1986); Barnwell & Thurman (1984); Barnwell (1986); Crane (1975); Powers (1977); Thurman (1987); Thurman et al. (2013)
External Links
Encyclopedia of Life
Wikipedia
iNaturalist
NCBI Taxonomy Browser/Genbank
GBIF

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