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major

History

Species
Uca major
Original Usage
Cancer vocans major
Original Source with Priority
Herbst, J.F.W. (1782) Versuch einer Naturgeschichte der Krabben und Krebse. Nebst einer systematischen Beschreibung ihrer verschiedenen Arten, Volume 1, no. 1. Zurich: J. C. Fuessly.
Derivation
Herbst split fiddler crabs into two types/varieties based on size, using the terms major and minor for the larger and smaller types, respectively.

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