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Cancer  Linnaeus, 1758
Taxonomic Serial No.: 98671

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Common Name(s):    
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: unknown   
  Latest Record Review: 2004   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
             PhylumArthropoda  – Artrópode, arthropodes, arthropods  
                SubphylumCrustacea Brünnich, 1772 – crustacés, crustáceo, crustaceans  
                   ClassMalacostraca Latreille, 1802  
                      SubclassEumalacostraca Grobben, 1892  
                         SuperorderEucarida Calman, 1904 – camarão, caranguejo, ermitão, lagosta, siri  
                            OrderDecapoda Latreille, 1802 – crabs, crayfishes, lobsters, prawns, shrimp, crabes, crevettes, écrevisses, homards  
                               SuborderPleocyemata Burkenroad, 1963  
                                  InfraorderBrachyura Latreille, 1802 – short-tailed crabs, true crabs  
                                     SuperfamilyCancroidea Latreille, 1802  
                                        FamilyCancridae Latreille, 1802 – rock crabs  
                                           GenusCancer Linnaeus, 1758  
    Direct Children:  
                                              SpeciesCancer amphioetus M. J. Rathbun, 1898 – bigtooth rock crab 
                                              SpeciesCancer antennarius Stimpson, 1856 – Pacific rock crab 
                                              SpeciesCancer anthonyi M. J. Rathbun, 1897 – yellow rock crab, yellow crab 
                                              SpeciesCancer bellanius   
                                              SpeciesCancer borealis Stimpson, 1859 – Jonah crab 
                                              SpeciesCancer branneri M. J. Rathbun, 1926 – furrowed rock crab 
                                              SpeciesCancer gracilis Dana, 1852 – graceful rock crab, graceful crab 
                                              SpeciesCancer irroratus Say, 1817 – Atlantic rock crab 
                                              SpeciesCancer jordani M. J. Rathbun, 1900 – hairy rock crab 
                                              SpeciesCancer macrophthalmus (M. J. Rathbun, 1906)  
                                              SpeciesCancer magister Dana, 1852 – Dungeness crab 
                                              SpeciesCancer oregonensis (Dana, 1852) – pygmy rock crab 
                                              SpeciesCancer pagurus   
                                              SpeciesCancer productus J. W. Randall, 1840 – red rock crab 

  Reference for:    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Cancer   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Dai, Ai-yun, and Yang Si-liang   
  Publication Date: 1991   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Crabs of the China Seas   
  Page(s): 682   
  Publisher: China Ocean Press   
  Publication Place: Beijing, China   
  ISBN/ISSN: 3-540-15719-0   
  Notes: Translated from Chinese edition published in 1984. First author appears on cover as Dai Aiyun. Distributed for all countries outside of China by Springer - Verlag. Has two ISBNs 3-540-15719-0 and 0-387-15719-0   
  Reference for: Cancer   

 Geographic Information
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