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boninensis

History

Species
Uca boninensis
Original Usage
Uca boninensis
Original Source with Priority
Shih, H.-T., T. Komai, and M.-Y. Liu (2013) A new species of fiddler crab from the Ogasawara (Bonin) Islands, Japan, separated from the widely-distributed sister species Uca (Paraleptuca) crassipes (White, 1847) (Crustacea: Decapoda: Brachyura: Ocypodidae). Zootaxa 3746(1):175–193.
Derivation
Named after the Bonin Islands (the old name for the Ogasawara Islands). Bonin is derived from the Japanese munin meaning “a place without residence.”

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