Uca hamlini Rathbun 1926 (fiddler crab)

Malacostraca - Decapoda - Ocypodidae

Collected from Third Street Tunnel, Los Angeles, CA; Pliocene series; one right chela of a male, holotype (Cat. No. 353372, U.S.N.M.).

Full reference: M. J. Rathbun. 1926. The fossil stalk-eyed Crustacea of the Pacific slope of North America. United States National Museum Bulletin 138:1-155

Belongs to Uca according to C. E. Schweitzer et al. 2010

See also Rathbun 1926

Sister taxa: Uca antiqua, Uca galapagensis, Uca macrodactylus, Uca maracoani, Uca marinae, Uca miocenica, Uca nitida, Uca oldroydi, Uca ornata, Uca pugnax, Uca subcylindrica, Gelasimus subeylindricus, Gelasimus panamensis, Gelasimus pugilator, Gelasimus palustris

Ecology: infaunal detritivore

Distribution: found only at 3rd Street tunnel (Pliocene of California)

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