Fiddler Crabs

Uca ornata

Ornate Fiddler Crab

Type Description

Gelasimus ornatus
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
Uca
Common Names
Ornate Fiddler Crab
Synonyms, Alternate Spellings, & Name Forms
Gelasimus ornatus, Uca (Uca) ornata, Uca ornata, Uca pizarri
Geographic Range
Eastern Pacific: El Salvador to Northern Peru
Map data derived from: Crane (1975)
External Links
Encyclopedia of Life
Wikipedia
iNaturalist
GBIF

Photos

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Video

Male Uca ornata waving (Uca beebei in background)
42 sec., 352 x 240, MP4
Male Uca ornata waving (Uca beebei in background)
1:23 min., 352 x 240, MP4
Male Uca ornata waving (Uca beebei in background)
1:04 min., 352 x 240, MP4
Male Uca ornata waving, despite missing his major cheliped
52 sec., 352 x 240, MP4
Male Uca ornata waving (Uca beebei in background)
6:15 min., 352 x 240, MP4

Art

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References