genus Uca


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Noun1.genus Uca - fiddler crabsgenus Uca - fiddler crabs        
arthropod genus - a genus of arthropods
Brachyura, suborder Brachyura - an order of crustaceans (including true crabs) having a reduced abdomen folded against the ventral surface
fiddler crab - burrowing crab of American coastal regions having one claw much enlarged in the male
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Materials for a more stable subdivision of the genus Uca Leach.
The fiddler crabs (Crustacea: Brachyura: Ocypodidae: genus Uca) of the South Atlantic Ocean.
The genus Uca and the family Sesarmidae are the two most important taxa in South African mangroves in terms of abundance (Skov et al.
serrata and those belonging to the genus Uca. However, species capable of surviving these conditions, such as N.
Crabs of the genus Uca are a good example for this phenomenon, as males use their hypertrophied cheliped during courtship [40].
Rosenberg, "Fiddler crab claw shape variation: a geometric morphometric analysis across the genus Uca (Crustacea: Brachyura: Ocypodidae)," Biological Journal of the Linnean Society, vol.
1A, lane 19) contained four distinct bands (see also Markl, 1986; Johnson, 1987), none of which co-migrated with any bands found in the genus Uca (Figs.
In the genus Uca, Hc [O.sub.2] affinities were generally distinctive but often become indistinguishable at high pH.
The fiddler crab genus Uca is a well-known group of brachyuran crabs, characterized by having strong sexual dimorphism and male asymmetry (Rosenberg, 2001).
A total of 897 individuals of the genus Uca were collected, of which 387 (43.1%) were U.