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Phylum Arthropoda > Subphylum Crustacea > Class Malacostraca > Order Decapoda > Brachyurans > Superfamily Ocypodoidea > Genus Uca
Tiny colourful fiddler crab
awaiting identification*
Family Ocypodidae
updated Dec 12
Where seen? This fiddler crab with red eyes on a dark eye stalk and a rather short and stout enlarged pincer is seen in the back mangroves.

Features: Body width 1-1.5cm. Body somewhat triangular. Red eyes on a pale or yellow eye stalk.

Chek Jawa, Mar 09

Chek Jawa, Mar 11

Chek Jawa, Mar 09

Chek Jawa, Mar 09

*Species are difficult to positively identify without close examination.
On this website, they are grouped by external features for convenience of display.

Tiny colourful fiddler crabs on Singapore shores

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