Species under Uca
n= 41
Species name Common name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
Uca annulipes
(Milne-Edwards, 1837)
porcelain fiddler crab Indo-Pacific
Uca arcuata
(De Haan, 1835)
Western Central Pacific
Uca burgersi
Holthuis, 1967
saltpan fiddler Southwest Atlantic
Uca chlorophthalmus
(Milne-Edwards, 1837)
Indian Ocean
Uca coarctata
(Milne-Edwards, 1852)
Western Central Pacific
Uca crassipes
(White, 1847)
Pacific Ocean
Uca crenulata
(Lockington, 1877)
Mexican fiddler East Pacific
Uca cumulanta
Crane, 1943
heaping fiddler crab Southwest Atlantic
Uca dussumieri
(Milne-Edwards, 1852)
purple fiddler crab Indo-Pacific
Uca forcipata
(Adams & White, 1849)
Indo-West Pacific
Uca hesperiae
Crane, 1975
Indian Ocean
Uca inversa
(Hoffman, 1874)
Western Indian Ocean
Uca lactea
(De Haan, 1835)
Western Central Pacific
Uca leptodactyla
Rathbun, 1898
marbled fiddler Southwest Atlantic
Uca longisignalis
Salmon & Atsaides, 1968
Gulf marsh fiddler Western Atlantic Ocean
Uca maracoani
(Latreille, 1802)
Brazilian fiddler crab Western Atlantic
Uca marguerita
Thurman, 1981
Olmec fiddler Western Atlantic Ocean
Uca minax
(Le Conte, 1855)
redjointed fiddler Western Atlantic Ocean
Uca mordax
(Smith, 1870)
Southwest Atlantic
Uca panacea
Novak & Salmon, 1974
Gulf sand fiddler Western Atlantic Ocean
Uca paradussumieri
Bott, 1973
purple fiddler Western Central Pacific
Uca perplexa
(Milne-Edwards, 1837)
lemon clawed fiddler crab Western Central Pacific
Uca pugilator
(Bosc, 1802)
Atlantic sand fiddler Western Atlantic Ocean
Uca pugnax
(Smith, 1870)
Atlantic marsh fiddler Western Atlantic Ocean
Uca rapax
(Smith, 1870)
mudflat fiddler Western Atlantic
Uca rhizophorae
Tweedie, 1950
Western Central Pacific
Uca rosea
(Tweedie, 1937)
rosy fiddler crab Western Central Pacific and Indian Ocean
Uca sindensis
(Alcock, 1900)
Indus fiddler crab Indo-Pacific
Uca speciosa
(Ives, 1891)
longfinger fiddler Western Atlantic Ocean
Uca spinicarpa
Rathbun, 1900
spined fiddler Western Atlantic Ocean
Uca subcylindrica
(Stimpson, 1851)
Laguna Madre fiddler Western Atlantic Ocean
Uca tangeri
(Eydoux, 1835)
West African fiddler crab Eastern Atlantic and the Mediterranean 3.29999995231628
Uca tetragonon
(Herbst, 1790)
fiddler crab Indo-Pacific
Uca thayeri
Rathbun, 1900
mangrove fiddler Southwest Atlantic
Uca triangularis
(Milne-Edwards, 1873)
Western Central Pacific
Uca uruguayensis
Nobili, 1901
Southwest Atlantic
Uca urvillei
(Milne Edwards, 1852)
Indian Ocean
Uca virens
Salmon & Atsaides, 1968
Western Central Atlantic
Uca vocans
(Linnaeus, 1758)
orange fiddler crab Indo-West Pacific
Uca vocator
(Herbst, 1804)
hairback fiddler Western Atlantic
Uca vomeris
McNeill, 1920
Western Central Pacific
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