Fiddler Crabs

Uca lactea

Milky Fiddler Crab

Type Description

Ocypode (Gelasimus) lacteus
de Haan, W. 1833-1850. Crustacea. Pp. 1-243 in Fauna Japonica sive Descriptio animalium, quae in itinere per Japoniam, jussu et auspiciis superiorum, qui summum in India Batava Imperium tenent, suscepto, annis 1823-1830 collegit, notis, observationibus et adumbrationibus illustravit, P.F. von Siebold, ed. Amsterdam: Lugduni Batavorum.

Information

Subgenus
Austruca
Common Names
Milky Fiddler Crab
Synonyms, Alternate Spellings, & Name Forms
Austruca lactea, Gelasimus annulipes var. lacteus, Gelasimus lacteus, Ocypode (Gelasimus) lactea, Uca (Austruca) lactea, Uca (Celuca) lactea lactea, Uca (Paraleptuca) lactea, Uca laclaea, Uca lactaea, Uca lactea, Uca lactea subsp. lactea, Uca lacteus
Geographic Range
Indo-West Pacific: China, Taiwan, South Korea, Japan
Map data derived from: Naderloo et al. (2010); Shih et al. (2009)
External Links
Encyclopedia of Life
Wikipedia
NCBI Taxonomy Browser/Genbank

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