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Uca speciosa

Brilliant Fiddler Crab

Type Description

Gelasimus speciosus
Ives, J.E. (1891) Crustacea from the northern coast of Yucatan, the harbor of Vera Cruz, the west coast of Florida and the Bermuda Islands. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 43:176–207.

Information

Subgenus
Leptuca
Common Names
Brilliant Fiddler Crab
Synonyms, Alternate Spellings, & Name Forms
Gelasimus speciosus, Gonoplax speciosus, Uca (Celuca) [crenulata] speciosa speciosa, Uca (Leptuca) speciosa, Uca speciosa
Geographic Range
Western Atlantic: USA (Florida), Mexico (Yucatan), Cuba, Bahamas
Map data derived from: Hopkins & Thurman (2010); Thurman et al. (2010)
External Links
Encyclopedia of Life
Wikipedia
iNaturalist
GBIF

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References

Altevogt (1959), Altevogt (1962), Barlow (1977), Beinlich & von Hagen (2006), Buitendijk (1950), Burgers (1958), Chace & Hobbs (1969), Crane (1957), Crane (1966), Crane (1975), Greenspan (1975), Hailman (1977), Hazlett (1972), Heard (1976), Heard (1977), Hyatt (1977), Ives (1891), McFadden & Thurman (2003), Miller & Vernberg (1968), Nobili (1899), Nobili (1901), Oliveira (1939), Ortmann (1894), Ortmann (1897), Powers (1977), Rathbun (1899), Rathbun (1918), Rathbun (1924), Salmon (1967), Salmon & Atsaides (1968), Salmon & Atsaides (1968), Salmon & Horch (1972), Subrahmanyam et al. (1976), Tabb & Manning (1961), Thurman (1981), Thurman (2001), Thurman (2004), Thurman et al. (2007), von Hagen (1968), von Hagen (1970), Wass (1955), Weis (1977), Weygoldt (1977)