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brevipes

History

Primary Senior Synonym
Uca arcuata
Original Usage
Gelasimus brevipes
Original Source with Priority
Milne Edwards, H. (1852) Observations sur les affinités zoologiques et la classification naturelle des crustacés. Annales des Sciences Naturelles. Zoologie (Série 3) 18:109–166.
Derivation
Latin for “short-foot”

Notes/Comments

Gelasimus brevipes Milne Edwards, 1852, is a junior synonym of Uca arcuata (de Haan, 1835)

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