Fiddler Crabs

Uca vocator

Atlantic Hairback Fiddler Crab

Type Description

Cancer vocator
Herbst, J.F.W. (1804) Versuch einer Naturgeschichte der Krabben und Krebse. Nebst einer systematischen Beschreibung ihrer verschiedenen Arten, Volume 3, no. 4. Zurich: J. C. Fuessly.

Information

Subgenus
Minuca
Common Names
Atlantic Hairback Fiddler Crab
Synonyms, Alternate Spellings, & Name Forms
Cancer vocator, Gelasimus vocator, Minuca murifecenta, Ocypode (Gelasimus) vocator, Uca (Minuca) vocator, Uca (Minuca) vocator vocator, Uca murifecenta, Uca murificenta, Uca vocator, Uca vocator vocator, Uca vocatur
Geographic Range
Western Atlantic: USA (Texas) to Brazil, West Indies
Map data derived from: Barnwell & Thurman (1984); Barnwell (1986); Crane (1975); Powers (1977); Thurman (1984); Thurman1987; Thurman et al. (2013)
External Links
Encyclopedia of Life
Wikipedia
iNaturalist
NCBI Taxonomy Browser/Genbank
GBIF

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