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pygmaea

History

Species
Uca pygmaea
Original Usage
Uca pygmaea
Original Source with Priority
Crane, J. (1941) Eastern Pacific Expeditions of the New York Zoological Society. XXVI. Crabs of the genus Uca from the west coast of Central America. Zoologica NY 26:145–208.
Derivation
The name comes from the crab's small size.

Binomials Using this Specific Name