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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 (Chronology)
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

Altevogt (1957), Altevogt (1969), Altevogt (1972), Barnwell (1968), Barnwell & Stillman (1990), Beinlich & von Hagen (2006), Bott (1954), Bott (1973), Brusca (1973), Brusca (1980), Buitendijk (1950), Cano (1889), Crane (1941), Crane (1944), Crane (1947), Crane (1957), Crane (1975), Domínguez Alonso (2008), Garth (1957), Garth (1960), Hendrickx (1979), Hendrickx (1984), Kerstitch (1989), Kingsley (1880), Lockington (1877), Maccagno (1928), Maloney et al. (1989), McMahon & Burggren (1988), Oliveira (1939), Ortmann (1897), Peters (1955), Rathbun (1911), Rathbun (1918), Rathbun (1924), Rosenberg (2000), Rosenberg (2001), Rosenberg (2002), Salmon & Horch (1972), Saussure (1853), Smith (1870), Smith (1871), von Hagen (1968), von Hagen (1970), von Hagen (1970), von Martens (1872), Young (1900)