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genus

Cancer Linnaeus, 1758

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Arthropoda - arthropods »  class Malacostraca »  order Decapoda - crayfish »  family Cancridae

Scientific synonyms

Platycarcinus Milne Edwards, 1834

Temporal range:Tertiary > Paleogene – recent
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Included taxa

Number of records: 10

species Cancer bellianus Johnson, 1861
species Cancer borealis Stimpson, 1859 - Jonah Crab
species Cancer irroratus Say, 1817 - Atlantic Rock Crab
species Cancer johngarthi Carvacho, 1989
species Cancer laevis
species Cancer macrophthalmus (M. J. Rathbun, 1906)
species Cancer pagurus Linnaeus, 1758 - Edible Crab

Cancer pagurus

species Cancer plebejus Poeppig, 1836
species Cancer porteri Rathbun, 1930
species Cancer productus J. W. Randall, 1840 - Red Cancer Crab

Cancer productus


Links and literature

EN The Interim Register of Marine and Nonmarine Genera [1197255]

Rees, T. (compiler): The Interim Register of Marine and Nonmarine Genera [http://www.irmng.org] [as Cancer Linnaeus, 1758]
Data retrieved on: 30 November 2019

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