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Primary Senior Synonym
Macrophthalmus telescopicus
Original Usage
Gelasimus telescopicus
Original Source with Priority
Owen, R. (1839) Crustaces. Pp. 77–92 in The zoology of Captain Beechey's voyage; compiled from the collections and notes made by Captain Beechey, the officers and naturalist of the expedition during a voyage to the Pacific and Behrin's Straits performed in his Majesty's ship 'Blossom,' under the command of Capt. E. W. Beechey, R.N., F.R.Sl, &c. in the years 1825, 26, 27 and 28. London.
Named for the extremely long eye-stalks

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This species is not a fiddler crab.

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