Fiddler Crabs

Uca rapax

Mudflat Fiddler Crab

Type Description

Gelasimus rapax
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
Minuca
Common Names
Mudflat Fiddler Crab
Synonyms, Alternate Spellings, & Name Forms
Gelasimus rapax, Minuca rapax, Uca (Minuca) [galapagensis] rapax rapax, Uca (Minuca) brasiliensis, Uca (Minuca) rapax, Uca (Minuca) salsisitus, Uca pugnax brasiliensis, Uca pugnax rapax, Uca pugnax var. brasiliensis, Uca rapax, Uca salsisitus
Geographic Range
Western Atlantic: USA (southern Florida, Texas) to Brazil, West Indies & Caribbean
Map data derived from: Abele & Kim (1986); Barnwell & Thurman (1984); Barnwell (1986); Crane (1975); Salmon & Kettler (1987); Thurman (1984); Thurman1987; Thurman et al. (2013)
External Links
Encyclopedia of Life
Wikipedia
iNaturalist
NCBI Taxonomy Browser/Genbank
GBIF

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