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heterochela

History

Primary Senior Synonym
Uca major
Original Usage
Ocypoda heterochelos
Original Source with Priority
Lamarck, J.B.P.A.d. (1801) Systême des Animaux Sans Vertèbres. Paris: Deterville.
Derivation
Latin for “different claws”

Notes/Comments

Ocypoda heterochelos Lamarck, 1802, is a junior synonym of Uca major (Herbst, 1782)

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