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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The genus Uca and the family Sesarmidae are the two most important taxa in South African mangroves in terms of abundance (Skov et al.
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.