Definition of Genus Uca

1. Noun. Fiddler crabs.

Exact synonyms: Uca
Generic synonyms: Arthropod Genus
Group relationships: Brachyura, Suborder Brachyura
Member holonyms: Fiddler Crab



Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Uca

genus Tupaia
genus Tupinambis
genus Turbatrix
genus Turnix
genus Turreae
genus Turritis
genus Tursiops
genus Tussilago
genus Tylenchus
genus Tympanuchus
genus Typha
genus Tyrannosaurus
genus Tyrannus
genus Tyto
genus Uca (current term)
genus Uintatherium
genus Ulex
genus Ulmus
genus Ulva
genus Uma
genus Umbellularia
genus Umbrina
genus Unio
genus Upupa
genus Urginea
genus Uria
genus Urocyon
genus Urocystis
genus Urophycis

Literary usage of Genus Uca

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1900)
"... Genus Ocypode Fabricius O. albicans Bosc, MSG genus Uca Leach. Key to Species. = O. arenaria Say A. Inner surface of palm of large cheliped without an ..."

2. The Reptiles of the Pacific Coast and Great Basin: An Account of the Species by John Van Denburgh (1897)
"The abdomen usually does not cover the whole width of the sternum between the last pair of legs. Species mostly small aud littoral. genus Uca Leach. ..."

3. The Amphibians of Western North America by Joseph Richard Slevin (1900)
"genus Uca Leach. Carapace transverse, widest in front, the antero-lateral angles acute; dorsal surface smooth and granulated. Orbits large, extending to the ..."

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