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 C. E. Schweitzer et al. 2010

Sister taxa: Amphitrite, Atelecyclidae, Cheiragonidae, Chlorodius, Lupa

Subtaxa: none

Ecology: carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Australia (1 collection), Canada (1: Nova Scotia), Mexico (1), Morocco (1), United States (19: California, Florida, Maine, Maryland, New Jersey, Virginia)

• Blancan of United States (1: California)

• Pliocene of Italy (1), Japan (2), United States (8: California)

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

• Miocene to Pleistocene of New Zealand (3)

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

• Miocene of Argentina (3), Brazil (3), Chile (1), Denmark (1), Hungary (1), Italy (1), Japan (15), the Netherlands (2), New Zealand (2), Poland (1), United States (5: Alaska, California, Maryland, Massachusetts)

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

• Eocene of Argentina (1), Colombia (1), Egypt (3), France (1), Indonesia (1), Italy (1), Mexico (1), Pakistan (1), Panama (1), United States (4: California, North Carolina, South Carolina)

• Paleogene of Belgium (1), Italy (2)

• Cretaceous of Brazil (1), Morocco (1)

Total: 102 collections including 130 occurrences

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