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Uca oerstedi

Aqua Fiddler Crab

Type Description

Uca oerstedi
Rathbun, M.J. (1904) Descriptions of three new species of American crabs. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington 17:161–162.

Information

Subgenus
Leptuca
Common Names
Aqua Fiddler Crab, Œrsted's Fiddler Crab
Synonyms, Alternate Spellings, & Name Forms (Chronology)
Leptuca oerstedi, Uca (Celuca) oerstedi, Uca (Leptuca) oerstedi, Uca (Minuca) oerstedi, Uca oerstedi, Uca œrstedi
Geographic Range
Eastern Pacific: El Salvador to Panama
Map data derived from: Abele & Kim (1989); Crane (1975)
External Links
Encyclopedia of Life
Wikipedia
iNaturalist
GBIF

Photos

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Video

Male Uca oerstedi waving
3:57 min., 352 x 240, MP4
Male Uca oerstedi waving (surrounded by miscellaneous species)
48 sec., 352 x 240, MP4

Art

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References

Barnwell & Szelistowski (1985), Beinlich & von Hagen (2006), Bott (1954), Bott (1973), Crane (1941), Crane (1943), Crane (1944), Crane (1947), Crane (1957), Crane (1966), Crane (1975), Green (1961), Hendrickx (1995), Neiman & Barnwell (1997), Oliveira (1939), Portell et al. (2012), Rathbun (1904), Rathbun (1918), Rosenberg (2000), Rosenberg (2001), Rosenberg (2002)