Gelasimus palustris Stimpson 1862 (fiddler crab)

Malacostraca - Decapoda - Ocypodidae

Full reference: W. Stimpson. 1862. Notes on North American Crustacea. Annals of the Lyceum of Natural History of New York 7(1):49-93

Belongs to Gelasimus according to W. Stimpson 1862

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

Ecology: infaunal detritivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of United States (3: New Jersey, South Carolina, Texas collections)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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