Fiddler Crabs

Uca princeps

Princely Fiddler Crab

Type Description

Gelasimus princeps
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
Princely FiddlerCrab, Greater Mexican Fiddler Crab
Synonyms, Alternate Spellings, & Name Forms
Gelasimus princeps, Uca (Uca) princeps, Uca (Uca) princeps princeps, Uca princeps, Uca princeps princeps
Geographic Range
Eastern Pacific: Mexico to Peru
Map data derived from: Brusca (1980); Crane (1975); Hendrickx (1984)
External Links
Encyclopedia of Life
Wikipedia
iNaturalist
NCBI Taxonomy Browser/Genbank
GBIF

Photos

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Video

Male Uca princeps waving
1:26 min., 352 x 240, MP4
Male Uca princeps waving (Uca beebei in background)
3:13 min., 352 x 240, MP4

Art

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References