Definition of Ovalipes ocellatus
1. Noun. Brightly spotted crab of sandy beaches of the Atlantic coast of the United States.
Generic synonyms: Swimming Crab
Group relationships: Genus Ovalipes, Ovalipes
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Literary usage of Ovalipes ocellatus
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1. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1900)
"They include the widespread pelagic Portunus sayi, the "lady crab," or "calico crab" (ovalipes ocellatus), and the edible Callinectes. ..."