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Primary Senior Synonym
Uca capricornis
Original Usage
Uca pavo
Original Source with Priority
George, R.W., and D.S. Jones (1982) A revision of the fiddler crabs of Australia (Ocypodinae: Uca). Record of the Western Australian Museum Supplement 14:1–99.
Named for the bright blue patches on the legs, similar to a peacock's tail (Latin for “peacock”)

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Uca pavo George & Jones, 1982 is a junior synonym of Uca capricornis Crane, 1975.

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