Cancer davidi Nations 1968 (lobster)

Malacostraca - Decapoda - Cancridae

Full reference: J. D. Nations. 1968. A new species of cancroid crab from the Pliocene of California. Journal of Paleontology 42(1):33-36

Belongs to Cancer according to J. D. Nations 1968

Sister taxa: Cancer (Cancer), Cancer allisoni, Cancer amphioetus, Cancer anthonyi, Cancer bainbridgensis, Cancer bellianus, Cancer boeckhi, Cancer borealis, Cancer branneri, Cancer brewerii, Cancer burtini, Cancer carniolica, Cancer cassivelaunus, Cancer chaneyi, Cancer coosensis, 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 quadrilobatus, Cancer raninus, Cancer reversus, Cancer santosi, Cancer solitarius, Cancer spinosus, Cancer strigosus, Cancer styriacus, Cancer subterraea, Cancer tomowoi, Cancer vancalsteri, Cancer villabersiani, Cancer whitfieldi, Cancer yanceyi

Type specimen: UCMP 37889, a carapace (Incomplete carapace plus left carpus and manus). Its type locality is UCMP D2506 Arroyo Doblegado, which is in a Pliocene marine sandstone in the Etchegoin Formation of California.

Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Distribution: found only at UCMP D2506 Arroyo Doblegado

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