Fiddler Crabs

Uca subcylindrica

Laguna Madre Fiddler Crab

Type Description

Gelasimus subcylindricus
Stimpson, W. 1859. Notes on North American Crustacea, No. 1. Annals of the Lyceum of Natural History of New York 7:49-93.

Information

Subgenus
Minuca
Common Names
Laguna Madre Fiddler Crab
Synonyms, Alternate Spellings, & Name Forms
Gelasimus sub-cylindricus, Gelasimus subcylindricus, Uca (Leptuca) subcylindrica, Uca (Minuca) subcylindrica, Uca subcylindrica
Geographic Range
Western Atlantic: Gulf of Mexico - Texas (including a few scattered inland populations) to Northern Mexico
Map data derived from: Barnwell & Thurman (1984); Crane (1975); Neck (1987); Thurman (personal communication); Thurman (1987)

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