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Uca tenuipedis

Slender-legged Fiddler Crab

Type Description

Uca tenuipedis
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
Slender-legged Fiddler Crab
Synonyms, Alternate Spellings, & Name Forms (Chronology)
Uca (Celuca) tenuipedis, Uca (Leptuca) tenuipedis, Uca tenuipedis
Geographic Range
Eastern Pacific: El Salvador to northern Peru
Map data derived from: Crane (1975)
External Links
Encyclopedia of Life
Wikipedia
iNaturalist
GBIF

Photos

Uca tenuipedis thumbnail
Uca tenuipedis thumbnail

Video

Male Uca tenuipedis feeding
22 sec., 352 x 240, MP4
Male Uca tenuipedis feeding
27 sec., 352 x 240, MP4
Male Uca tenuipedis waving (with Uca inaequalis)
31 sec., 352 x 240, MP4
Male Uca tenuipedis waving (with Uca inaequalis)
44 sec., 352 x 240, MP4
Male Uca tenuipedis waving (with Uca batuenta)
54 sec., 352 x 240, MP4

Art

Uca tenuipedis thumbnail
Uca tenuipedis thumbnail

References

Beinlich & von Hagen (2006), Crane (1941), Crane (1947), Crane (1975), Hendrickx (1995), Rosenberg (2000), Rosenberg (2001), Rosenberg (2002), von Hagen (1968), von Hagen (1970)