Fiddler Crabs

Uca spinicarpa

Spiny-wristed Fiddler Crab

Type Description

Uca spinicarpa
Rathbun, M.J. (1900) Synopses of North-American invertebrates. XI. The Catometopous or Grapsoid crabs of North America. American Naturalist 34(403):583–592.

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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