Definition of American lady crab
1. Noun. Brightly spotted crab of sandy beaches of the Atlantic coast of the United States.
Generic synonyms: Swimming Crab
Group relationships: Genus Ovalipes, Ovalipes
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Literary usage of American lady crab
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1. A History of Crustacea: Recent Malacostraca by Thomas Roscoe Rede Stebbing (1893)
"... chapter on, 12; the eatable crab, 65 Colouring, of common shrimp, 16 ; American Lady Crab, 68; ..."