Fiddler Crabs

Uca minax

Red-jointed Fiddler Crab

Type Description

Gelasimus minax
Le Conte, J. (1855) On a new species of Gelasimus. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 7:402–403.

Information

Subgenus
Minuca
Common Names
Red-jointed Fiddler Crab, Brackish Water Fiddler Crab
Synonyms, Alternate Spellings, & Name Forms
Gelasimus minax, Gelasimus vocator var. minax, Uca (Minuca) [minax] minax, Uca (Minuca) minax, Uca mimax, Uca minas, Uca minax, Uca vocator var. minax
Geographic Range
Western Atlantic: USA (Massachusetts to Northeast Florida, Northwest Florida to Louisiana, a few scattered locations in Texas)
Map data derived from: Hopkins & Thurman (2010)
External Links
Encyclopedia of Life
Wikipedia
iNaturalist
NCBI Taxonomy Browser/Genbank
GBIF

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