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Scientific Drawings

Formal scientific drawings are often works of art as well as scientific illustration. These are ordered chronologically.

Total scientific drawing count is 609.

Marcgrave (1648)

Maracoani thumbnail
Ciecie Ete thumbnail
Uca Una thumbnail

Petiver (1704)

Cancer parvus quadratus thumbnail

Rumphius (1705)

Cancer Vocans thumbnail

Ryōan (1712-1713)

つまじろ, 望潮蟹 thumbnail

Catesby (1743)

Cancer arenareus (The Sand Crab) thumbnail

Seba (1758)

Cancer uka una thumbnail

Herbst (1782)

Cancer vocans minor thumbnail

Herbst (1790)

Cancer tetragonon thumbnail

Latreille (1818)

Gelasima Maracoani thumbnail

Christophe-Paulin de La Poix de Fréminville (~1822-1839)

Ocypode Uca thumbnail

Desmarest (1825)

Gelasimus Marionis thumbnail

Guérin-Méneville (1829)

Gelasimus Duperreyi thumbnail

Eydoux (1835)

Gelasimus tangeri thumbnail

Latreille (1837)

Gelasimus chlorophthalmus thumbnail
Gelasimus marionis thumbnail

Milne Edwards (1837)

Gelasimus vocans thumbnail
Gelasimus annulipes thumbnail

Owen (1839)

Gelasimus minor thumbnail

Milne Edwards (1843)

Gelasimus stenodactylus thumbnail
Gelasimus macrodactylus thumbnail

De Kay (1844)

Gelasimus vocans thumbnail
Gelasimus vocans, Variety A thumbnail

Hilgendorf (1869)

Gelasimus Dussumieri thumbnail

Milne-Edwards (1873)

Gelasimus coarctatus thumbnail
Gelasimus coarctatus thumbnail

Filhol (1885)

Gelassimus Huttoni thumbnail
Gelassimus Huttoni thumbnail
Gelassimus Huttoni thumbnail

Kingsley (1886)

Gelasimus pugilator thumbnail

Heilprin (1888)

Gelasimus vocator thumbnail

Blanchard (1890)

Gelasimus thumbnail

De Man (1891)

Gelasimus signatus thumbnail
Gelasimus tetragonon thumbnail
Gelasimus arcuatus thumbnail
Gelasimus forcipatus thumbnail
Gelasimus vocans thumbnail

Rathbun (1900)

Uca thayeri thumbnail

Holmes (1900)

Uca crenulata thumbnail
Uca crenulata thumbnail
Uca rectilata thumbnail
Uca rectilata thumbnail

Alcock (1902)

Gelasimus annulipes thumbnail
Gelasimus annulipes thumbnail

Rathbun (1902)

Uca galapagensis thumbnail
Uca helleri thumbnail

Holmes (1904)

Uca brevifrons thumbnail
Uca brevifrons thumbnail

Paulmier (1905)

Uca minax thumbnail

Stimpson (1907)

Gelasimus acutus thumbnail
Gelasimus dubius thumbnail
Gelasimus splendidus thumbnail

Pearse (1912)

Uca rathbunæ  thumbnail
Uca rathbunæ carrying a load from her burrow thumbnail
Uca forcipata thumbnail
Position assumed by male fiddlers when fighting thumbnail
Fiddler crab closing a burrow with a plug of mud thumbnail
Fiddler crab collapsing the opening of a burrow to close it thumbnail
Fiddler crabs defending their burrows thumbnail

Fowler (1912)

Uca pugnax thumbnail
Uca pugnax thumbnail
Uca minax thumbnail
Uca minax thumbnail
Uca pugilator thumbnail
Uca pugilator thumbnail

Pearse (1914)

Fiddler crab creating a mud plug thumbnail
Uca pugilator thumbnail
Uca pugilator thumbnail
Uca pugilator thumbnail
Uca pugilator thumbnail
Uca pugilator thumbnail

Doflein (1914)

Uca (=Gelasimus) marionis thumbnail

Rathbun (1915)

Uca musica thumbnail

Pesta (1918)

Uca coarctata thumbnail

McNeil (1920)

Uca marionis var. vomeris thumbnail
Uca marionis var. vomeris thumbnail

Gravely (1927)

Uca marionis var. nitidus thumbnail

Monod (1927)

Uca Tangeri thumbnail

Hediger (1934)

Uca tangeri thumbnail

Boone (1934)

Uca lactea thumbnail
Uca lactea thumbnail

Tweedie (1937)

Gelasimus Dussumieri thumbnail
Gelasimus manii thumbnail
Gelasimus manii thumbnail
Gelasimus roseus thumbnail
Gelasimus roseus thumbnail
Gelasimus annulipes thumbnail
Gelasimus triangularis thumbnail
Gelasimus marionis var. nitidus thumbnail

Oliveira (1939)

Uca leptodactyla thumbnail
Uca maracoani thumbnail
Uca olympioi thumbnail
Uca pugnax brasiliensis thumbnail
Uca pugnax rapax thumbnail
Uca salsisitus thumbnail
Uca uruguayensis thumbnail

Sakai (1939)

Gelasimus marionis nitidus thumbnail
Gelasimus lacteus thumbnail
Gelasimus arcuatus thumbnail

Bouvier (1940)

Uca tangeri thumbnail

Crane (1941)

Uca tomentosa thumbnail
Uca tomentosa thumbnail
Uca tomentosa thumbnail
Uca umbratila thumbnail
Uca umbratila thumbnail
Uca umbratila thumbnail
Uca batuenta thumbnail
Uca batuenta thumbnail
Uca batuenta thumbnail
Uca princeps thumbnail
Uca princeps thumbnail
Uca oerstedi thumbnail
Uca oerstedi thumbnail
Uca oerstedi thumbnail
Uca latimanus thumbnail
Uca latimanus thumbnail
Uca latimanus thumbnail
Uca mordax thumbnail
Uca mordax thumbnail
Uca mordax thumbnail
Uca inaequalis thumbnail
Uca brevifrons thumbnail
Uca macrodactyla thumbnail
Uca argillicola thumbnail
Uca heteropleura thumbnail
Uca pygmaea thumbnail
Uca zacae thumbnail
Uca galapagensis thumbnail
Uca saltitanta thumbnail
Uca stenodactyla thumbnail
Uca helleri thumbnail
Uca beebei thumbnail
Uca tenuipedis thumbnail
Uca crenulata thumbnail
Uca deichmanni thumbnail
Uca limicola thumbnail
Uca panamensis thumbnail
Uca terpsichores thumbnail

Crane (1943)

Uca pugnax rapax thumbnail
Uca murifecenta thumbnail
Uca cumulanta thumbnail
Uca maracoani thumbnail

Barnard (1950)

Uca marionis thumbnail
Uca marionis thumbnail
Uca marionis thumbnail
Uca urvillei thumbnail
Uca urvillei thumbnail
Uca urvillei thumbnail
Uca annulipes thumbnail
Uca annulipes thumbnail
Uca annulipes thumbnail
Uca chlorophthalmus thumbnail
Uca chlorophthalmus thumbnail
Uca chlorophthalmus thumbnail
Uca inversa thumbnail

Tweedie (1950)

Uca rhizophorae thumbnail
Uca rhizophorae thumbnail

Capart (1951)

Uca tangeri thumbnail

Chhapgar (1957)

Gelasimus marionis nitidus thumbnail
Gelasimus annulipes thumbnail

Gordon (1958)

Uca annulipes thumbnail
Uca annulipes thumbnail
Uca annulipes thumbnail

Holthuis (1959)

Uca rapax thumbnail
Uca vocator thumbnail
Uca vocator thumbnail
Uca vocator thumbnail
Uca cumulanta thumbnail
Uca thayeri thumbnail

Monod (1959)

Uca tangeri var. matandensis thumbnail
Uca tangeri thumbnail

Green (1961)

Uca pugilator thumbnail

Forest & Guinot (1961)

Uca gaimardi thumbnail
Uca gaimardi thumbnail
Uca gaimardi thumbnail
Uca annulipes thumbnail
Uca annulipes thumbnail
Uca annulipes thumbnail
Uca chlorophthalmus thumbnail
Uca chlorophthalmus thumbnail
Uca chlorophthalmus thumbnail

Crosnier (1965)

Uca annulipes thumbnail
Uca annulipes thumbnail
Uca annulipes thumbnail
Uca gaimardi thumbnail
Uca gaimardi thumbnail
Uca gaimardi thumbnail
Uca inversa thumbnail
Uca inversa thumbnail
Uca inversa thumbnail
Uca tetragonon thumbnail
Uca tetragonon thumbnail
Uca tetragonon thumbnail
Uca urvillei thumbnail
Uca urvillei thumbnail
Uca urvillei thumbnail
Uca marionis thumbnail
Uca marionis thumbnail
Uca marionis thumbnail
Uca marionis forme excisa thumbnail

Williams (1965)

Uca minax thumbnail
Uca pugnax thumbnail
Uca pugilator thumbnail

Crane (1966)

Uca thumbnail
Uca thumbnail
Uca thumbnail
Uca thumbnail
Uca thumbnail
Uca thumbnail
Uca thumbnail
Uca thumbnail
Uca thumbnail
Uca thumbnail
Uca thumbnail
Uca thumbnail

Macnae (1968)

Uca dussumieri thumbnail
Uca lactea thumbnail

Salmon & Atsaides (1968)

Uca longisignalis thumbnail
Uca longisignalis thumbnail
Uca longisignalis thumbnail
Uca longisignalis thumbnail
Uca longisignalis thumbnail
Uca longisignalis thumbnail
Uca longisignalis thumbnail
Uca virens thumbnail
Uca virens thumbnail
Uca virens thumbnail
Uca virens thumbnail
Uca virens thumbnail
Uca virens thumbnail
Uca virens thumbnail

Hinton (1969)

Uca crenulata thumbnail

Chace & Hobbs (1969)

Uca burgersi thumbnail
Uca burgersi thumbnail
Uca major thumbnail
Uca major thumbnail
Uca vocator thumbnail
Uca vocator thumbnail
Uca cumulanta thumbnail
Uca leptodactyla thumbnail
Uca rapax thumbnail
Uca speciosa thumbnail
Uca thayeri thumbnail

Kurata (1970)

Uca pugilator thumbnail
Uca minax thumbnail
Uca pugnax thumbnail
Uca pugnax thumbnail
Uca pugnax thumbnail
Uca pugnax thumbnail

Bott (1973)

Mesuca paradussumieri thumbnail
Mesuca dussumieri thumbnail
Mesuca rosea thumbnail
Mesuca neocultrimana thumbnail
Mesuca rhizophorae thumbnail
Mesuca brevipes thumbnail
Mesuca coarctata thumbnail
Mesuca tetragonon thumbnail
Uca marionis thumbnail
Uca tangeri thumbnail
Tubuca urvillei thumbnail
Tubuca forceps thumbnail
Austruca annulipes thumbnail
Austruca lactea thumbnail
Austruca inversa thumbnail
Paraleptuca chlorophtalma thumbnail
Paraleptuca gaimardi thumbnail
Gelasimus platydactylus thumbnail
Gelasimus maracoani thumbnail
Gelasimus insignis thumbnail
Gelasimus princeps thumbnail
Heteruca hereopleura thumbnail
Minuca mordax thumbnail
Minuca rapax thumbnail
Minuca murifecenta thumbnail
Planuca thayeri thumbnail
Planuca macrodactyla thumbnail
Planuca pugilator thumbnail
Leptuca stenodactyla thumbnail
Leptuca leptochela thumbnail

Serène (1973)

Uca (Uca) dussumieri thumbnail
Uca (Minuca) lactea thumbnail
Uca (Minuca) lactea thumbnail
Uca (Minuca) lactea thumbnail
Uca (Minuca) annulipes thumbnail
Uca (Minuca) annulipes thumbnail
Uca (Minuca) annulipes thumbnail
Uca (Minuca) annulipes thumbnail
Uca (Minuca) annulipes thumbnail

Novak & Salmon (1974)

Uca panacea thumbnail
Uca panacea thumbnail
Uca panacea thumbnail
Uca panacea thumbnail
Uca panacea thumbnail
Uca panacea thumbnail
Uca panacea thumbnail
Uca panacea thumbnail
Uca panacea thumbnail
Uca panacea thumbnail
Uca panacea thumbnail
Uca panacea thumbnail
Uca panacea thumbnail
Uca pugilator thumbnail

Crane (1975)

Uca vocator ecuadoriensis thumbnail
Uca vocator ecuadoriensis thumbnail
Uca vocator ecuadoriensis thumbnail
Uca vocator ecuadoriensis thumbnail
Uca vocator ecuadoriensis thumbnail
Uca urvillei thumbnail
Uca urvillei thumbnail
Uca urvillei thumbnail
Uca urvillei thumbnail
Uca urvillei thumbnail
Uca urvillei thumbnail
Uca urvillei thumbnail
Uca urvillei thumbnail
Uca dussumieri dussumieri thumbnail
Uca dussumieri dussumieri thumbnail
Uca dussumieri dussumieri thumbnail
Uca dussumieri dussumieri thumbnail
Uca dussumieri dussumieri thumbnail
Uca dussumieri dussumieri thumbnail
Uca dussumieri dussumieri thumbnail
Uca dussumieri dussumieri thumbnail
Uca arcuata thumbnail
Uca arcuata thumbnail
Uca coarctata flammula thumbnail
Uca coarctata flammula thumbnail
Uca coarctata flammula thumbnail
Uca coarctata flammula thumbnail
Uca coarctata flammula thumbnail
Uca coarctata flammula thumbnail
Uca seismella thumbnail
Uca seismella thumbnail
Uca seismella thumbnail
Uca seismella thumbnail
Uca seismella thumbnail
Uca seismella thumbnail
Uca bellator minima thumbnail
Uca bellator minima thumbnail
Uca bellator minima thumbnail
Uca bellator minima thumbnail
Uca bellator minima thumbnail
Uca lactea mjobergi thumbnail
Uca lactea mjobergi thumbnail
Uca lactea mjobergi thumbnail
Uca lactea mjobergi thumbnail
Uca lactea annulipes thumbnail
Uca lactea annulipes thumbnail
Uca lactea annulipes thumbnail
Uca lactea annulipes thumbnail
Uca lactea perplexa thumbnail
Uca lactea perplexa thumbnail
Uca lactea perplexa thumbnail
Uca beebei thumbnail
Uca heteropleura thumbnail
Uca heteropleura thumbnail
Uca polita thumbnail
Uca polita thumbnail
Uca polita thumbnail
Uca polita thumbnail
Uca polita thumbnail
Uca coarctata coarctata thumbnail
Uca coarctata coarctata thumbnail
Uca coarctata coarctata thumbnail
Uca dussumieri spinata thumbnail
Uca dussumieri spinata thumbnail
Uca tetragonon thumbnail
Uca tangeri thumbnail
Uca tangeri thumbnail
Uca maracoani maracoani thumbnail
Uca chlorophthalmus crassipes thumbnail
Uca chlorophthalmus crassipes thumbnail
Uca chlorophthalmus chlorophthalmus thumbnail
Uca brevifrons thumbnail
Uca pugilator thumbnail
Uca leptodactyla thumbnail
Uca cumulanta thumbnail
Uca stenodactylus thumbnail
Uca stenodactylus thumbnail
Uca forcipata thumbnail
Uca ornata thumbnail
Uca ornata thumbnail
Uca burgersi thumbnail
Uca inaequalis thumbnail
Uca musica terpsichores thumbnail
Uca musica terpsichores thumbnail
Uca panamensis thumbnail
Uca rosea thumbnail
Uca bellator bellator thumbnail
Uca brevifrons thumbnail
Uca pugnax pugnax thumbnail
Uca thayeri thayeri thumbnail
Uca latimanus thumbnail
Uca saltitanta thumbnail
Uca acuta rhizophorae thumbnail
Uca acuta acuta thumbnail
Uca demani typhoni thumbnail
Uca demani australiae thumbnail
Uca rosea thumbnail
Uca demani demani thumbnail
Uca arcuata thumbnail
Uca forcipata thumbnail
Uca dussumieri dussumieri thumbnail
Uca dussumieri spinata thumbnail
Uca dussumieri capricornis thumbnail
Uca coarctata flammula thumbnail
Uca coarctata coarctata thumbnail
Uca urvillei thumbnail
Uca bellator minima thumbnail
Uca bellator bellator thumbnail
Uca bellator signata thumbnail
Uca bellator longidigita thumbnail
Uca polita thumbnail
Uca seismella thumbnail
Uca tetragonon thumbnail
Uca formosensis thumbnail
Uca tangeri thumbnail
Uca vocans borealis thumbnail
Uca vocans pacificensis thumbnail
Uca vocans hesperiae thumbnail
Uca vocans vocans thumbnail
Uca vocans dampieri thumbnail
Uca vocans vomeris thumbnail
Uca vocans borealis thumbnail
Uca vocans pacificensis thumbnail
Uca vocans hesperiae thumbnail
Uca vocans vocans thumbnail
Uca vocans dampieri thumbnail
Uca vocans vomeris thumbnail
Uca ornata thumbnail
Uca stylifera thumbnail
Uca princeps monilifera thumbnail
Uca princeps princeps thumbnail
Uca maracoani maracoani thumbnail
Uca maracoani insignis thumbnail
Uca heteropleura thumbnail
Uca major thumbnail
Uca pygmaea thumbnail
Uca panamensis thumbnail
Uca brevifrons thumbnail
Uca burgersi thumbnail
Uca vocator ecuadoriensis thumbnail
Uca vocator vocator thumbnail
Uca subcylindrica thumbnail
Uca galapagensis galapagensis thumbnail
Uca galapagensis herradurensis thumbnail
Uca rapax rapax thumbnail
Uca minax thumbnail
Uca pugnax pugnax thumbnail
Uca mordax thumbnail
Uca chlorophthalmus chlorophthalmus thumbnail
Uca chlorophthalmus crassipes thumbnail
Uca triangularis triangularis thumbnail
Uca triangularis bengali thumbnail
Uca zacae thumbnail
Uca speciosa speciosa thumbnail
Uca speciosa spinicarpa thumbnail
Uca tenuipedis thumbnail
Uca uruguayensis thumbnail
Uca argillicola thumbnail
Uca deichmanni thumbnail
Uca lactea annulipes thumbnail
Uca lactea mjobergi thumbnail
Uca lactea perplexa thumbnail
Uca lactea lactea thumbnail
Uca inversa inversa thumbnail
Uca inversa sindensis thumbnail
Uca musica musica thumbnail
Uca musica terpsichores thumbnail
Uca leptodactyla thumbnail
Uca pugilator thumbnail
Uca batuenta thumbnail
Uca crenulata crenulata thumbnail
Uca crenulata coloradensis thumbnail
Uca latimanus thumbnail
Uca saltitanta thumbnail
Uca tomentosa thumbnail
Uca limicola thumbnail
Uca inaequalis thumbnail
Uca cumulanta thumbnail
Uca tallanica thumbnail
Uca oerstedi thumbnail
Uca helleri thumbnail
Uca festae thumbnail
Uca beebei thumbnail
Uca stenodactylus thumbnail
Uca leptochela thumbnail
Uca dorotheae thumbnail
Uca thayeri thayeri thumbnail
Uca thayeri umbratila thumbnail
Uca dussumieri spinata thumbnail
Uca maracoani maracoani thumbnail
Uca vocans vocans thumbnail
Uca leptodactyla thumbnail
Uca chlorophthalmus crassipes thumbnail
Uca cumulanta thumbnail
Uca thayeri thayeri thumbnail
Uca forcipata thumbnail
Uca dussumieri spinata thumbnail
Uca vocans vocans thumbnail
Uca coarctata flammula thumbnail
Uca coarctata coarctata thumbnail
Uca urvillei thumbnail
Uca chlorophthalmus crassipes thumbnail
Uca ornata thumbnail
Uca musica terpsichores thumbnail
Uca inversa inversa thumbnail
Uca pugnax pugnax thumbnail
Uca saltitanta thumbnail
Uca coarctata coarctata thumbnail
Uca lactea perplexa thumbnail
Uca polita thumbnail
Uca inaequalis thumbnail
Uca chlorophthalmus crassipes thumbnail
Uca musica terpsichores thumbnail
Uca ornata thumbnail
Uca burgersi thumbnail
Uca maracoani maracoani thumbnail
Uca maracoani maracoani thumbnail
Uca maracoani maracoani thumbnail
Uca maracoani maracoani thumbnail
Uca maracoani maracoani thumbnail
Uca maracoani maracoani thumbnail
Uca maracoani maracoani thumbnail
Uca maracoani maracoani thumbnail
Uca maracoani maracoani thumbnail
Uca maracoani maracoani thumbnail
Uca maracoani maracoani thumbnail
Uca maracoani maracoani thumbnail
Uca maracoani maracoani thumbnail
Uca maracoani maracoani thumbnail
Uca rapax rapax thumbnail
Uca rapax rapax thumbnail
Uca lactea perplexa thumbnail
Uca lactea perplexa thumbnail
Uca lactea perplexa thumbnail
Uca lactea perplexa thumbnail
Uca acuta rhizophorae thumbnail
Uca bellator bellator thumbnail
Uca demani demani thumbnail
Uca thumbnail
Uca thumbnail
Uca thumbnail
Uca thumbnail
Uca rapax rapax thumbnail

Allen (1976)

Uca crenulata thumbnail

Thurman (1981)

Uca rapax thumbnail
Uca marguerita thumbnail
Uca burgersi thumbnail

von Hagen (1987)

Uca victoriana thumbnail
Uca rapax thumbnail
Uca thayeri thumbnail
Uca cumulanta thumbnail
Uca victoriana thumbnail
Uca rapax thumbnail
Uca thayeri thumbnail
Uca cumulanta thumbnail
Uca victoriana thumbnail
Uca victoriana thumbnail
Uca victoriana thumbnail

Hartnoll (1988)

Uca vocans thumbnail

Morton & Morton (1994)

Uca arcuata thumbnail

Naderloo et al. (2010)

Uca cryptica thumbnail
Uca cryptica thumbnail
Uca cryptica thumbnail
Uca cryptica thumbnail
Uca albimana thumbnail
Uca albimana thumbnail
Uca albimana thumbnail
Uca albimana thumbnail
Uca albimana thumbnail
Uca albimana thumbnail
Uca albimana thumbnail
Uca iranica thumbnail
Uca iranica thumbnail
Uca iranica thumbnail
Uca iranica thumbnail
Uca iranica thumbnail
Uca lactea thumbnail
Uca lactea thumbnail
Uca lactea thumbnail
Uca lactea thumbnail
Uca lactea thumbnail
Uca lactea thumbnail
Uca lactea thumbnail
Uca mjoebergi thumbnail
Uca mjoebergi thumbnail
Uca mjoebergi thumbnail
Uca perplexa thumbnail
Uca perplexa thumbnail
Uca perplexa thumbnail
Uca perplexa thumbnail

Landstorfer et al. (2010)

Uca osa thumbnail

Shih et al. (2010)

Uca jocelynae thumbnail
Uca neocultrimana thumbnail

Shih et al. (2013)

Uca boninensis thumbnail
Uca boninensis thumbnail
Uca boninensis thumbnail
Uca boninensis thumbnail
Uca boninensis thumbnail
Uca boninensis thumbnail
Uca crassipes thumbnail
Uca crassipes thumbnail
Uca crassipes thumbnail

Shih (2015)

Uca formosensis thumbnail
Uca longidigitum thumbnail
Uca bellator thumbnail
Uca princeps thumbnail