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Uca  Leach, 1814
Taxonomic Serial No.: 99084

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Common Name(s):    
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: unknown   
  Latest Record Review: 2004   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
             PhylumArthropoda  – Artrópode, arthropodes, arthropods  
                SubphylumCrustacea Brünnich, 1772 – crustacés, crustáceo, crustaceans  
                   ClassMalacostraca Latreille, 1802  
                      SubclassEumalacostraca Grobben, 1892  
                         SuperorderEucarida Calman, 1904 – camarão, caranguejo, ermitão, lagosta, siri  
                            OrderDecapoda Latreille, 1802 – crabs, crayfishes, lobsters, prawns, shrimp, crabes, crevettes, écrevisses, homards  
                               SuborderPleocyemata Burkenroad, 1963  
                                  InfraorderBrachyura Latreille, 1802 – short-tailed crabs, true crabs  
                                     SuperfamilyOcypodoidea Rafinesque, 1815  
                                        FamilyOcypodidae Rafinesque, 1815 – fiddler crabs, ghost crabs  
                                           GenusUca Leach, 1814  
    Direct Children:  
                                              Species Uca burgersi Holthuis, 1967 – saltpan fiddler 
                                              Species Uca crenulata (Lockington, 1877) – Mexican fiddler 
                                              Species Uca cumulanta Crane, 1943  
                                              Species Uca leptodactyla M. J. Rathbun, 1898 – marbled fiddler 
                                              Species Uca longisignalis Salmon and Atsaides, 1968 – Gulf marsh fiddler, tou-la-lou 
                                              Species Uca maracoani (Latreille, 1802)  
                                              Species Uca marguerita Thurman, 1981 – Olmec fiddler 
                                              Species Uca minax (Le Conte, 1855) – redjointed fiddler, red-joint fiddler 
                                              Species Uca panacea Novak and Salmon, 1974 – Gulf sand fiddler 
                                              Species Uca pugilator (Bosc, 1802) – Atlantic sand fiddler 
                                              Species Uca pugnax (S. I. Smith, 1870) – Atlantic marsh fiddler 
                                              Species Uca rapax (S. I. Smith, 1870) – mudflat fiddler 
                                              Species Uca speciosa (Ives, 1891) – longfinger fiddler 
                                              Species Uca spinicarpa M. J. Rathbun, 1900 – spined fiddler 
                                              Species Uca subcylindrica (Stimpson, 1851) – Laguna Madre fiddler 
                                              Species Uca thayeri M. J. Rathbun, 1900 – mangrove fiddler, Atlantic mangrove fiddler 
                                              Species Uca virens Salmon and Atsaides, 1968  
                                              Species Uca vocator (J. F. W. Herbst, 1804) – hairback fiddler, Atlantic hairback fiddler 

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  Other Source(s):    
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Uca   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Melo, Gustavo A. S. / Paolo S. Young, ed.  
  Publication Date: 1998   
  Article/Chapter Title: Malacostraca - Eucarida, Brachyura, Oxyrhyncha and Brachyrhyncha   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Catalogue of Crustacea of Brazil, Série Livros no. 6   
  Page(s): 455-516   
  Publisher: Museu Nacional   
  Publication Place: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil   
  ISBN/ISSN: 85-7427-001-6   
  Reference for: Uca   

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