Cancer Linnaeus 1758 (crab)

Malacostraca - Decapoda - Cancridae

Full reference: C. Linnaeus. 1758. Systema Naturae per Regna Tria Naturae, Secundum Classes, Ordines, Genera, Species, cum Characteribus, Differentiis, Synonymis, Locis. Editio Decima 1:1-824

Parent taxon: Cancrinae according to C. E. Schweitzer et al. 2010

See also Berglund and Goedert 1992, Berglund and Goedert 1996, Dana 1851, Fabricius 1775, Feldmann and Keys 1992, Fraaije et al. 2003, Geoffroy 1762, Glaessner 1960, Karasawa 1990, Karasawa 1993, Linnaeus 1758, Linnaeus 1761, Linnaeus 1767, Luque et al. 2017, Müller 1764, Müller 1776, Müller 1984, Rathbun 1926, Schaeffer 1766, Schweitzer and Feldmann 2000, Schweitzer and Feldmann 2002, Scopoli 1763 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Anatolikos, Cyclocancer, Glebocarcinus, Metacarcinus, Microdium, Notocarcinus, Platepistoma, Romaleon

Subtaxa: Cancer (Cancer) Cancer allisoni Cancer amphioetus Cancer anthonyi Cancer araneus Cancer bainbridgensis Cancer beaumonti Cancer bellianus Cancer bernhardus Cancer borealis Cancer branneri Cancer brewerii Cancer burtini Cancer carniolicus Cancer cassivelaunus Cancer chaneyi Cancer coosensis Cancer davidi Cancer dorsipes Cancer durhami Cancer fissus Cancer fujinaensis Cancer gabbi Cancer garthi Cancer gracilis Cancer granti Cancer illyricus Cancer irroratus Cancer johngarthi Cancer jordani Cancer macrocheilus Cancer maculatus Cancer magister Cancer marri Cancer meticurensis Cancer modestus Cancer pagurus Cancer parvidens Cancer pelagicus Cancer porteri Cancer proavitus Cancer productus Cancer punctulatus Cancer raninus Cancer reversus Cancer rhomboides Cancer santosi Cancer sismondae Cancer solitarius Cancer spinosus Cancer strigosus Cancer styriacus Cancer subterraea Cancer szontaghi Cancer tomowoi Cancer vancalsteri Cancer villabersiani Cancer whitfieldi Cancer yanceyi

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Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Canada (1: Nova Scotia collection), Japan (1), Mexico (1), Morocco (1), New Zealand (1), United States (17: California, Florida, Maine, Maryland, New Jersey, Virginia)

• Blancan of United States (1: California)

• Pliocene of Italy (1), Japan (3), the Netherlands (1), United States (7: California)

• Miocene to Pliocene of United States (2: California, Virginia)

• Neogene of Belgium (1), Italy (1), Poland (1)

• Miocene of Hungary (1), Japan (3), the Netherlands (2), Poland (1), United States (3: California, Maryland, Massachusetts)

• Oligocene of Hungary (1), United States (2: Washington)

• Eocene of Hungary (1), United States (1: California)

• Paleogene of Italy (2)

• Cretaceous of Morocco (1)

Total: 58 collections including 67 occurrences

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