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amazonensis

History

Primary Senior Synonym
Uca chlorophthalmus
Original Usage
Uca amazonensis
Original Source with Priority
Doflein, F. (1899) Amerikanische Dekapoden der k. bayerischen Staatssammlungen. Sitzungsberichte der K√∂niglichen Bayerischen Akademie der Wissenschaften zu M√ľnchen 29:177–195.
Derivation
Named after the Amazon, where the specimens were supposedly collected, although evidence suggests a labeling error since the species is actually only found in the western part of the Pacific Ocean and the Indian Ocean and not not in the Americas.

Notes/Comments

Uca amazonensis Doflein, 1899, is a junior synonym of Uca chlorophthalmus (H. Milne Edwards, 1837).

Binomials Using this Specific Name