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Uca major

Greater Fiddler Crab

Type Description

Cancer vocans major
Herbst, J.F.W. (1782) Versuch einer Naturgeschichte der Krabben und Krebse. Nebst einer systematischen Beschreibung ihrer verschiedenen Arten, Volume 1, no. 1. Zurich: J. C. Fuessly.

Information

Subgenus
Uca
Common Names
Greater Fiddler Crab, Major Fiddler Crab
Synonyms, Alternate Spellings, & Name Forms (Chronology)
Cancer vocans major, Gelasimus grangeri, Gelasimus heterocheles, Gelasimus heterochelos, Gelasimus platydactylus, Ocypoda heterochelos, Ocypode heterochelos, Uca (Uca) [major] major, Uca (Uca) major, Uca heterochela, Uca heterochelos, Uca major, Uca platydactyla, Uca Tangeri var. platydactylus, Uca una, Uka una, Uça una
Geographic Range
Western Atlantic: Panama to Venezuela, Caribbean, southern Mexico (Veracruz to Tabasco)
Map data derived from: Barnwell1984; Barnwell (1986); Crane (1975); Thurman (personal communication); Thurman1987; Utrera-López & Capistrán-Barradas (2013)
External Links
Encyclopedia of Life
Wikipedia
iNaturalist
GBIF

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References

Bott (1973), Burgers (1958), Chace & Hobbs (1969), Crane (1957), Crane (1975), Curran (2005), Dominguez Alonso (2008), Dunlop & Barnwell (1990), Gerstaecker & Ortmann (1901), Herbst (1782), Kingsley (1880), Milne Edwards (1837), Milne Edwards (1852), Milne Edwards (1854), Neumann (1878), Oliveira (1939), Ortmann (1894), Rathbun (1918), Rathbun (1924), Rosenberg (2001), Salmon & Atsaides (1968), Schramm (1867), Sloane (1725), Smith (1869), Smith (1870), Stimpson (1859), Thurman et al. (2007), von Hagen (1967), von Hagen (1967), von Hagen (1968), von Hagen (1970), von Hagen (1970), von Hagen (1970), von Hagen (1975), Welsh (1955)