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Malacostraca - Decapoda - Cancerides
It was misspelled as Cancridea by Schweitzer and Feldmann (2002); it was corrected as Cancridae by Feldmann and Keys (1992), Feldmann and Fordyce (1996), Schweitzer and Feldmann (2000), Schweitzer et al. (2004), Schweitzer et al. (2006), Schweitzer et al. (2010) and Luque et al. (2017).
It was assigned to Brachyuri by Latreille (1802); to Brachyrhyncha by Rathbun (1926); to Corystoidea by Feldmann and Keys (1992); to Heterotremata by Feldmann and Fordyce (1996) and Schweitzer and Feldmann (2000); and to Cancroidea by Schweitzer and Feldmann (2002), Schweitzer et al. (2004), Schweitzer et al. (2006), Schweitzer et al. (2010) and Luque et al. (2017).
|Year||Name and author|
|1802||Cancerides Latreille p. 21|
|1926||Cancerides Rathbun p. 59|
|1992||Cancridae Feldmann and Keys p. 10|
|1996||Cancridae Feldmann and Fordyce p. 509|
|2000||Cancridae Schweitzer and Feldmann p. 224|
|2002||Cancridea Schweitzer and Feldmann p. 961|
|2004||Cancridae Schweitzer et al. p. 98|
|2006||Cancridae Schweitzer et al. p. 24 figs. Table 1|
|2010||Cancridae Schweitzer et al.|
|2017||Cancridae Luque et al. p. 12|
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