Fiddler Crabs

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
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