Fiddler Crabs

Uca saltitanta

Energetic Fiddler Crab

Type Description

Uca saltitanta
Crane, J. (1941) Eastern Pacific Expeditions of the New York Zoological Society. XXVI. Crabs of the genus Uca from the west coast of Central America. Zoologica NY 26:145–208.

Information

Subgenus
Leptuca
Common Names
Energetic Fiddler Crab
Synonyms, Alternate Spellings, & Name Forms
Leptuca saltitanta, Uca (Celuca) [crenulata] saltitanta, Uca (Leptuca) saltitanta, Uca (Minuca) saltitanta saltitanta, Uca saltitanta
Geographic Range
Eastern Pacific: El Salvador to Colombia (Buenaventura)
Map data derived from: Crane (1975)
External Links
Encyclopedia of Life
Wikipedia
iNaturalist
GBIF

Photos

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Video

Male Uca saltitanta waving and drumming
1:37 min., 352 x 240, MP4
Male Uca saltitanta waving
35 sec., 352 x 240, MP4
Male Uca saltitanta waving
1:47 min., 352 x 240, MP4
Male Uca saltitanta waving and drumming (toward end of clip)
32 sec., 352 x 240, MP4
Interspecific agression between male Uca batuenta (on right) and male Uca saltitanta (on left)
23 sec., 352 x 240, MP4

Art

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References