Cancer Linnaeus 1758 (lobster)

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 Fabricius 1775, Geoffroy 1762, Linnaeus 1758, Linnaeus 1761, Linnaeus 1767, Müller 1764, Müller 1776, Schaeffer 1766, Scopoli 1763 and Sepkoski 2002

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

Subtaxa: Cancer allisoni Cancer araucanus Cancer bainbridgensis Cancer bellianus Cancer borealis Cancer burtini Cancer chaneyi Cancer coosensis Cancer durhami Cancer fissus Cancer fujinaensis Cancer gabbi Cancer garthi Cancer granti Cancer illyricus Cancer irroratus Cancer johngarthi Cancer marri Cancer meticurensis Cancer modestus Cancer pagurus Cancer parvidens Cancer porteri Cancer proavitus Cancer productus Cancer reversus Cancer santosi Cancer solitarius Cancer spinosus Cancer strigosus Cancer styriacus Cancer subterraea Cancer tomowoi Cancer vancalsteri Cancer villabersiani Cancer whitfieldi Cancer yanceyi

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Ecology: carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Canada (1: Nova Scotia collection), Mexico (1), Morocco (1), United States (16: California, Florida, Maine, Maryland, New Jersey, Virginia)

• Blancan of United States (1: California)

• Pliocene of Italy (1), Japan (2), United States (6: California)

• Miocene to Pliocene of United States (1: Virginia)

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

• Miocene of Chile (1), Hungary (1), Italy (1), Japan (12), the Netherlands (2), Poland (1), United States (3: California, Maryland, Massachusetts)

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

• Eocene of United States (1: California)

• Paleogene of Belgium (1), Italy (2)

• Cretaceous of Morocco (1)

Total: 62 collections including 69 occurrences

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