Family Cancridae Latreille 1802 (crab)

Malacostraca - Decapoda - Cancridae

Full reference: P. A. Latreille. 1802. Histoire Naturelle, Générale et Particulière des Crustacés et des Insectes, Tome Troisième 1-467

Parent taxon: Cancroidea according to J. Luque et al. 2017

Sister taxa: Amphitrite, Atelecyclidae, Cancerides, Chlorodius, Eriphidae, Lupa, Platyonychidae, Telphusidae

Subtaxa: none

Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Australia (1 collection), Canada (1: Nova Scotia), Japan (1), Mexico (1), Morocco (1), New Zealand (1), United States (20: California, Florida, Maine, Maryland, New Jersey, Virginia)

• Blancan of United States (1: California)

• Pliocene of Italy (1), Japan (3), the Netherlands (1), United States (9: California)

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

• Miocene to Pleistocene of New Zealand (3)

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

• Miocene of Argentina (3), Brazil (3), Denmark (1), French Southern Territories (1), Hungary (1), Italy (1), Japan (24), the Netherlands (2), New Zealand (3), Poland (1), United States (9: Alaska, California, Maryland, Massachusetts, Washington)

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

• Eocene of Argentina (2), Egypt (3), Hungary (2), Indonesia (1), Italy (4), Mexico (1), Pakistan (3), Panama (1), United States (5: California, North Carolina, South Carolina, Washington)

• Paleogene of Italy (2)

• Cretaceous of Morocco (1)

Total: 128 collections including 160 occurrences

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