Fiddler Crabs

Uca mordax

Biting Fiddler Crab

Type Description

Gelasimus mordax
Smith, S.I. (1870) Notes on American Crustacea. No. 1. Ocypodoidea. Transactions of the Connecticut Academy of Arts and Science 2:113–176.

Information

Subgenus
Minuca
Common Names
Biting Fiddler Crab
Synonyms, Alternate Spellings, & Name Forms
Gelasimus mordax, Minuca mordax, Uca (Minuca) [minax] mordax, Uca (Minuca) mordax, Uca mordax
Geographic Range
Western Atlantic: Belize to Brazil
Map data derived from: Thurman et al. (2013)
External Links
Encyclopedia of Life
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NCBI Taxonomy Browser/Genbank
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