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Uca spinicarpa

Spiny-wristed Fiddler Crab

Type Description

Uca spinicarpa
Rathbun, M.J. (1900) Results of the Branner-Agassiz expedition to Brazil. I. The decapod and stomatopod Crustacea. Proceedings of the Washington Academy of Sciences 2:133–156.

Information

Subgenus
Leptuca
Common Names
Spiny-wristed Fiddler Crab
Synonyms, Alternate Spellings, & Name Forms
Gelasimus tetragonon var. spinicarpa, Uca (Celuca) [crenulata] speciosa spinicarpa, Uca (Leptuca) spinicarpa, Uca (Minuca) spinicarpa, Uca spinicarpa
Geographic Range
Western Atlantic: USA (Northwest Florida) to Mexico
Map data derived from: Hopkins & Thurman (2010)
External Links
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iNaturalist
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References

Balbort & Thurman (1997), Beinlich & von Hagen (2006), Bott (1954), Chace & Hobbs (1969), Crane (1944), Crane (1975), Fotheringham & Brunenmeister (1975), Heard (1976), Heard (1977), Oliveira (1939), Powers (1977), Rathbun (1900), Rathbun (1900), Rathbun (1918), Salmon & Atsaides (1968), Salmon & Atsaides (1968), Salmon & Horch (1972), Thurman (1981), Thurman (1987), Thurman (1994), Thurman (1996), Thurman (2000), Thurman (2001), Thurman (2004), von Hagen (1970), Weygoldt (1977)