Cancridae

Edible crab Cancer pagurus, copyright Christophe Quintin.

Belongs within: Heterotremata.

The Cancridae are crabs with a broadly oval carapace bearing strongly convex, dentate anterolateral margins.

<==Cancridae [Canceridae]
    |--Lobocarcinus Reuss 1857 [Lobocarcininae]GT01
    |    |--L. paulinowurtembergensis von Meyer 1847GT01
    |    `--L. pustulosusP98
    `--Cancer Linnaeus 1758B64
         |--C. aeneus Linnaeus 1758L58
         |--C. antennarius Stimpson 1856CWH77
         |--C. aretus Linnaeus 1758L58
         |--C. astacus Linnaeus 1758L58
         |--C. bernhardus Linnaeus 1758L58
         |--C. borealisAH81
         |--C. calappa Linnaeus 1758L58
         |--C. cancharus Linnaeus 1758L58
         |--C. carcinus Linnaeus 1758L58
         |--C. cornutus Linnaeus 1758L58
         |--C. crangon Linnaeus 1758L58
         |--C. craniolaris Linnaeus 1758L58
         |--C. cristatus Linnaeus 1758L58
         |--C. cruentatus Linnaeus 1758L58
         |--C. cuphaeus Linnaeus 1758L58
         |--C. cursor Linnaeus 1758L58
         |--C. depurator Linnaeus 1758L58
         |--C. diogenes Linnaeus 1758L58
         |--C. dromiaD01
         |--C. edwardsiiAH81
         |--C. feriatus Linnaeus 1758L58
         |--C. fimbriatus Risso 1826R26
         |--C. gammarus Linnaeus 1758L58
         |--C. hepaticus Linnaeus 1758L58
         |--C. homarus Linnaeus 1758L58
         |--C. horridus Linnaeus 1758L58
         |--C. irroratusM02
         |--C. lactatus Linnaeus 1758L58
         |--C. longimanus Linnaeus 1758L58
         |--C. longipes Linnaeus 1758L58
         |--C. maculatus Linnaeus 1758L58
         |--C. maenas Linnaeus 1758L58
         |--C. magisterCCG01
         |--C. maja Linnaeus 1758L58
         |--C. mantis Linnaeus 1758L58
         |--C. muscosus Linnaeus 1758L58
         |--C. norvegicus Linnaeus 1758L58
         |--C. novaezelandiae (Jacquinot in Jac. & Lucas 1853) [=Platycarcinus novaezelandiae]B64
         |--C. nucleus Linnaeus 1758L58
         |--C. oregonensisAV03
         |--C. pagurus Linnaeus 1758L58
         |--C. pelagicus Linnaeus 1758L58
         |--C. pennaceus Linnaeus 1758L58
         |--C. philargius Linnaeus 1758L58
         |--C. pilosus Linnaeus 1758L58
         |--C. pinnotheres Linnaeus 1758L58
         |--C. plebeiusB64
         |--C. polyodonAH81
         |--C. porteriAH81
         |--C. productusAV03
         |--C. punctatus Linnaeus 1758L58
         |--C. rhomboides Linnaeus 1758L58
         |--C. salinus Linnaeus 1758L58
         |--C. scyllarus Linnaeus 1758L58
         |--C. spinifer Linnaeus 1758L58
         `--C. superciliosus Linnaeus 1758L58

*Type species of generic name indicated

References

[AH81] Abele, L. G., K. L. Heck, Jr, D. S. Simberloff & G. J. Vermeij. 1981. Biogeography of crab claw size: assumptions and a null hypothesis. Systematic Zoology 30 (4): 406–424.

[AV03] Amano, K., & G. J. Vermeij. 2003. Evolutionary adaptation and geographic spread of the Cenozoic buccinid genus Lirabuccinum in the North Pacific. Journal of Paleontology 77 (5): 863–872.

[B64] Bennett, E. W. 1964. The marine fauna of New Zealand: Crustacea Brachyura. New Zealand Department of Scientific and Industrial Research Bulletin 153: 1–120.

[CCG01] Canivet, V., P. Chambon & J. Gibert. 2001. Toxicity and bioaccumulation of arsenic and chromium in epigean and hypogean freshwater macroinvertebrates. Archives of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology 40: 345–354.

[CWH77] Cooper, J., M. Wieland & A. Hines. 1977. Subtidal abalone populations in an area inhabited by sea otters. Veliger 20 (2): 163–167.

[D01] Draparnaud, C. 1801. Sur l’Alcyonium domuncula. Bulletin des Sciences, par la Societé Philomathique de Paris 2 (46): 169–170.

[GT01] Guinot, D., & M. Tavares. 2001. Une nouvelle famille de crabes du Crétacé, et la notion de Podotremata Guinot, 1977 (Crustacea, Decapoda, Brachyura). Zoosystema 23 (3): 507–546.

[L58] Linnaeus, C. 1758. Systema Naturae per Regna Tria Naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Tomus I. Editio decima, reformata. Laurentii Salvii: Holmiae.

[M02] McEachran, J. D. 2002. Skates. Family Rajidae. In: Collette, B. B., & G. Klein-MacPhee (eds) Bigelow and Schroeder’s Fishes of the Gulf of Maine 3rd ed. pp. 60–75. Smithsonian Institute Press: Washington.

[P98] Prothero, D. R. 1998. Bringing Fossils to Life: An introduction to paleobiology. WCB McGraw-Hill: Boston.

[R26] Risso, A. 1826. Histoire naturelle des principales productions de l’Europe méridionale et particulièrement de celles des environs de Nice et des Alpes maritimes vol. 5. F.-G. Levrault: Paris.

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