WoRMS taxon details

Cancer Linnaeus, 1758

106876  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:106876)

accepted
Genus
Cancer pagurus Linnaeus, 1758 (type by subsequent designation)
Subgenus Cancer (Acanthodes)
Subgenus Cancer (Aegle)
Subgenus Cancer (Astacus)
  » Species Cancer (Astacus) anomalus Herbst, 1804 accepted as Thalassina anomala Herbst, 1804 (genus change)
  » Species Cancer (Astacus) capensis Herbst, 1792 accepted as Homarinus capensis (Herbst, 1792) (basionym)
  » Species Cancer (Astacus) innocous Herbst, 1792 [in Herbst, 1791-1796] accepted as Atya innocous (Herbst, 1792)
  » Species Cancer (Astacus) jamaicensis Herbst, 1792 [in Herbst, 1791-1796] accepted as Macrobrachium carcinus (Linnaeus, 1758)
  » Species Cancer (Astacus) longipes Herbst, 1793 [in Herbst, 1791-1796] accepted as Stenopus hispidus (Olivier, 1811)
  » Species Cancer (Astacus) polyphagus Herbst, 1793 accepted as Panulirus polyphagus (Herbst, 1793) (basionym)
  » Species Cancer (Astacus) stellatus Montagu, 1808 accepted as Upogebia stellata (Montagu, 1808) (genus change)
  » Species Cancer (Astacus) sublucanus Forskål, 1775 accepted as Alpheus lottini Guérin-Méneville, 1838 [in Guérin-Méneville, 1829-1838]
  » Species Cancer (Astacus) subterraneus Montagu, 1808 accepted as Callianassa subterranea (Montagu, 1808) (genus change)
Subgenus Cancer (Atergatis)
Subgenus Cancer (Curtonotus)
Subgenus Cancer (Cymo)
Subgenus Cancer (Eucrate)
Subgenus Cancer (Eudora)
Subgenus Cancer (Galene)
Subgenus Cancer (Gammarus) Montagu, 1804
Subgenus Cancer (Halimede)
Subgenus Cancer (Hippa)
Subgenus Cancer (Liagore)
Subgenus Cancer (Menippe)
Subgenus Cancer (Pilumnus)
Subgenus Cancer (Thelphusa)
Subgenus Cancer (Xantho)
Species Cancer bellianus J. Y. Johnson, 1861
Species Cancer bispinosus Herbst, 1783
Species Cancer borealis Stimpson, 1859
Species Cancer gibbulosus (De Haan, 1833)
Species Cancer irroratus Say, 1817
Species Cancer johngarthi Carvacho, 1989
Species Cancer laevis
Species Cancer mytilorum
Species Cancer mytulorum
Species Cancer novaezealandiae (Jacquinot, 1853)
Species Cancer pagurus Linnaeus, 1758
Species Cancer plebejus Poeppig, 1836
Species Cancer porteri Rathbun, 1930
Species Cancer productus Randall, 1840

Species Cancer armiger Fabricius, 1787 (taxon inquirendum)
Species Cancer lapideus Herbst, 1785 (taxon inquirendum)
Species Cancer miliaris Latreille in Milbert, 1812 (taxon inquirendum)
Species Cancer nodulosus Fabricius, 1781 (taxon inquirendum)
Species Cancer occultus Herbst, 1783 (taxon inquirendum)

Species Cancer emarginatus Rafinesque, 1814 (nomen nudum)
Species Cancer geographicus Fréminville in Monod, 1933 (nomen nudum)
Species Cancer gibesinus Rafinesque, 1814 (nomen nudum)
Species Cancer menestho Herbst, 1803 (nomen nudum)
Species Cancer olivaceus Rafinesque, 1814 (nomen nudum)
Species Cancer poressoides Rafinesque, 1814 (nomen nudum)

Species Cancer gammarellus represented as Cancer gammarellus bipes (Fabricius, 1780) accepted as Nebalia bipes bipes (Fabricius, 1780)

Species Cancer acantha H. Milne Edwards, 1834 accepted as Actaea acantha (H. Milne Edwards, 1834)
Species Cancer aculeatus Fabricius, 1793 accepted as Mithrax aculeatus (Herbst, 1790)
Species Cancer aculeatus Herbst, 1790 accepted as Mithrax aculeatus (Herbst, 1790)
Species Cancer aculeatus O. Fabricius, 1780 accepted as Lebbeus groenlandicus (Fabricius, 1775)
Species Cancer aculeatus Say, 1818 accepted as Pilumnus sayi Rathbun, 1897 (pre-occupied name)
Species Cancer admete Herbst, 1803 accepted as Thalamita admete (Herbst, 1803)
Species Cancer adscensionis Osbeck, 1765 accepted as Grapsus adscensionis (Osbeck, 1765)
Species Cancer adspersus Herbst, 1790 accepted as Carpilius convexus (Forskål, 1775)
Species Cancer aegagropila Fabricius, 1787 accepted as Austrodromidia aegagropila (Fabricius, 1787)
Species Cancer aeneus Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Zosimus aeneus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Cancer afata Curtiss, 1938 accepted as Calappa hepatica (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Cancer americanus Seba, 1758 accepted as Matuta planipes Fabricius, 1798 (pre-Linnaean, unavailable)
Species Cancer amoenus Herbst, 1799 accepted as Atelecyclus undecimdentatus (Herbst, 1783)
Species Cancer amphioetus Rathbun, 1898 accepted as Glebocarcinus amphioetus (Rathbun, 1898)
Species Cancer amphitrite Herbst, 1801 accepted as Zosimus aeneus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Cancer anaglyptum Balss, 1922 accepted as Platepistoma anaglyptum (Balss, 1922)
Species Cancer anatum Herbst, 1783 accepted as Leucosia anatum (Herbst, 1783)
Species Cancer angulata Pennant, 1777 accepted as Goneplax rhomboides (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Cancer antennarium Stimpson, 1856 accepted as Romaleon antennarium (Stimpson, 1856)
Species Cancer anthonyi Rathbun, 1897 accepted as Metacarcinus anthonyi (Rathbun, 1897)
Species Cancer arachnoides Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Phalangipus longipes (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Cancer arctica Dewhurst, 1834 accepted as Sclerocrangon boreas (Phipps, 1774)
Species Cancer arctus Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Scyllarus arctus (Linnaeus, 1758) (basionym)
Species Cancer arenarius Zimmermann in Cavolini, 1792 accepted as Eriphia verrucosa (Forskål, 1775)
Species Cancer arenarius Toreen in Osbeck, 1765 accepted as Ocypode ceratophthalmus (Pallas, 1772) (nomen oblitum)
Species Cancer arenarius Catesby, 1771 accepted as Ocypode quadrata (Fabricius, 1787) (not available name, Opinions 13, 62)
Species Cancer arrosor Herbst, 1796 accepted as Dardanus arrosor (Herbst, 1796) (transferred to Pagurus by Pallary (1900) )
Species Cancer aspera Pennant, 1777 accepted as Eurynome aspera (Pennant, 1777)
Species Cancer astacus Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Astacus astacus astacus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Cancer aurantia Herbst, 1799 accepted as Oziotelphusa aurantia (Herbst, 1799)
Species Cancer bahamensis Herbst, 1971 accepted as Petrochirus bahamensis (Herbst, 1791) accepted as Petrochirus diogenes (Linnaeus, 1758) (transferred to Petrochirus by Benedict (1901) )
Species Cancer ballantei Curtiss, 1938 accepted as Grapsus tenuicrustatus (Herbst, 1783)
Species Cancer balssii Zarenkov, 1990 accepted as Platepistoma balssii (Zarenkov, 1990)
Species Cancer bamfficus accepted as Munida rugosa (Fabricius, 1775)
Species Cancer barbata Fabricius, 1793 accepted as Homola barbata (Fabricius, 1793)
Species Cancer bernhardus Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Pagurus bernhardus (Linnaeus, 1758) (basionym)
Species Cancer biaculatus Montagu, 1813 accepted as Pisa armata (Latreille, 1803) (synonym)
Species Cancer biaculeatus Montagu, 1813 accepted as Pisa armata (Latreille, 1803)
Species Cancer bidentata Forskål, 1775 accepted as Trapezia bidentata (Forskål, 1775)
Species Cancer bilobus Herbst, 1790 accepted as Micippa cristata (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Cancer bimaculatus Herbst, 1790 accepted as Orithyia sinica (Linnaeus, 1771)
Species Cancer bipes Fabricius, 1780 accepted as Nebalia bipes (Fabricius, 1780)
Species Cancer boreas Phipps, 1774 accepted as Sclerocrangon boreas (Phipps, 1774)
Species Cancer branneri Rathbun, 1926 accepted as Romaleon branneri (Rathbun, 1926)
Species Cancer brevis Herbst, 1804 accepted as Macrophthalmus (Macrophthalmus) brevis (Herbst, 1804)
Species Cancer brewerii Gabb, 1869 accepted as Cancer productus Randall, 1840
Species Cancer bufo Herbst, 1790 accepted as Hyas araneus (Linnaeus, 1758) (synonym)
Species Cancer bullatus Balss, 1922 accepted as Glebocarcinus amphioetus (Rathbun, 1898)
Species Cancer buso K. Sakai accepted as Hyas araneus (Linnaeus, 1758) (incorrect spelling)
Species Cancer caementarius Molina, 1782 accepted as Cryphiops (Cryphiops) caementarius (Molina, 1782)
Species Cancer calappa Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Calappa calappa (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Cancer calculosa H. Milne Edwards, 1834 accepted as Actaea calculosa (H. Milne Edwards, 1834)
Species Cancer callianassa Herbst, 1789 accepted as Charybdis (Charybdis) callianassa (Herbst, 1789)
Species Cancer calypso Herbst, 1801 accepted as Actumnus calypso (Herbst, 1801)
Species Cancer cancaliculatus Herbst, 1804 accepted as Cancellus canaliculatus (Herbst, 1804) (transferred to Pagurus by Olivier (1812))
Species Cancer cancella Herbst, 1783 accepted as Philyra cancella (Herbst, 1783)
Species Cancer cancellus Herbst, 1783 accepted as Ryphila cancellus (Herbst, 1783)
Species Cancer candidus Olivi, 1792 accepted as Pestarella candida (Olivi, 1792) (genus change)
Species Cancer caninus Herbst, 1782 accepted as Ocypode ceratophthalmus (Pallas, 1772)
Species Cancer cantonensis Linnaeus, 1747 accepted as Planes minutus (Linnaeus, 1758) (unavailable pre-1758 name)
Species Cancer captivus Nardo, 1847 accepted as Palaemon serratus (Pennant, 1777)
Species Cancer caputmortuum Linnaeus, 1767 accepted as Dromia personata (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Cancer carabus Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Albunea carabus (Linnaeus, 1758) (Transferred to Albunea Weber, 1795)
Species Cancer carcinus Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Macrobrachium carcinus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Cancer carinatus Brünnich, 1768 accepted as Sicyonia carinata (Brünnich, 1768)
Species Cancer carinatus Herbst, 1796 accepted as Enoplolambrus carinatus (Herbst, 1796)
Species Cancer carnifex Herbst, 1796 accepted as Cardisoma carnifex (Herbst, 1796)
Species Cancer cassivelaunus Pennant, 1777 accepted as Corystes cassivelaunus (Pennant, 1777)
Species Cancer cataphractus Olivi, 1792 accepted as Aegaeon cataphractus (Olivi, 1792)
Species Cancer cedonulli Herbst, 1794 accepted as Portunus (Portunus) pelagicus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Cancer ceratophthalmus Pallas, 1772 accepted as Ocypode ceratophthalmus (Pallas, 1772)
Species Cancer cerratonis Curtiss, 1944 accepted as Calappa calappa (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Cancer cervicornis Herbst, 1803 accepted as Stilbognathus cervicornis (Herbst, 1803)
Species Cancer chabrus Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Guinusia chabrus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Cancer cheiragonus Tilesius, 1812 accepted as Telmessus cheiragonus (Tilesius, 1812)
Species Cancer chinensis Osbeck, 1765 accepted as Penaeus chinensis (Osbeck, 1765)
Species Cancer chiragra Fabricius, 1775 accepted as Lissa chiragra (Fabricius, 1775) (nomen protectum)
Species Cancer clibanarius Herbst, 1791 accepted as Clibanarius clibanarius (Herbst, 1791) (transferred to Pagurus by Bosc (1802))
Species Cancer clymene Herbst, 1801 accepted as Chlorodiella nigra (Forskål, 1775)
Species Cancer condyliata Fabricius, 1787 accepted as Herbstia condyliata (Fabricius, 1787)
Species Cancer contrarius Herbst, 1804 accepted as Rhinolambrus contrarius (Herbst, 1804)
Species Cancer convexus Forskål, 1775 accepted as Carpilius convexus (Forskål, 1775)
Species Cancer corallinus Herbst, 1783 accepted as Carpilius corallinus (Herbst, 1783)
Species Cancer cordatus Linnaeus, 1763 accepted as Ucides cordatus (Linnaeus, 1763)
Species Cancer cornudo Herbst, 1804 accepted as Stenocionops furcatus (Olivier, 1791)
Species Cancer cornutus Fabricius, 1787 accepted as Maja squinado (Herbst, 1788)
Species Cancer cornutus Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Maja cornuta (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Cancer coronatus Molina, 1782 accepted as Cancer plebejus Poeppig, 1836
Species Cancer coronatus Herbst, 1785 accepted as Mithraculus coryphe (Herbst, 1801) (pre-occupied name)
Species Cancer corrugatus Pennant, 1777 accepted as Liocarcinus corrugatus (Pennant, 1777) (nomen protectum)
Species Cancer coryphe Herbst, 1801 accepted as Mithraculus coryphe (Herbst, 1801)
Species Cancer cranchii Leach, 1815 accepted as Pinnotheres pisum (Linnaeus, 1767)
Species Cancer crangon Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Crangon crangon (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Cancer craniolaris Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Leucosia craniolaris (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Cancer creagrachir Schafhäutl, 1863 † accepted as Callianassa creagrachir (Schafhäutl, 1863) †
Species Cancer cristata Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Micippa cristata (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Cancer cristata Shaw & Nodder, 1802 accepted as Daldorfia horrida (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Cancer cruciata Herbst, 1794 accepted as Charybdis (Charybdis) feriata (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Cancer crucifer Fabricius, 1792 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer cruentatus Linnaeus, 1758 (unaccepted, suppressed under ICZN Opinion 522)
Species Cancer crumenatus Rumphius, 1705 (unaccepted, pre-linnean name)
Species Cancer cubicus Forskål, 1775 (unaccepted, suppressed by ICZN)
Species Cancer cupulifer Latreille in Milbert, 1812 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer cursor Linnaeus, 1758 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer custos Herbst, 1804 (unaccepted, inappropriate transfer from Pagurus by Herbst (1804))
Species Cancer custos Forskål, 1775 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer cylindrus Fabricius, 1777 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer cymodoce Herbst, 1801 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer dama Herbst, 1804 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer decorus Herbst, 1803 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer defensor Fabricius, 1787 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer dentatus Herbst, 1785 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer dentatus Bell, 1835 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer denticulata Montagu, 1808 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer depressa Fabricius, 1775 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer depurator Linnaeus, 1758 (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Cancer diaphanus Herbst, 1804 (unaccepted, inappropriate transfer from Pagurus by Herbst (1804))
Species Cancer diogenes Linnaeus, 1758 (unaccepted, Composite species based on description by Brown (1756), which referred in part to an east American species of Petrochirus and one or more Indo-Pacific species of Coenobita. Linnaeus (1767) subsequently applied the specific name diogenes to the species of)
Species Cancer dodecos Linnaeus, 1767 (unaccepted, suppressed under Article 23.9 (nomen oblitum))
Species Cancer dodone Herbst, 1801 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer dormitator Herbst, 1790 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer dorsettensis Pennant, 1777 (unaccepted, nomen protectum)
Species Cancer dorsipes Linnaeus, 1758 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer dubius Herbst, 1804 (unaccepted, transferred to Pagurus by Olivier (1812))
Species Cancer echinatus Herbst, 1790 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer edwardsii Bell, 1835 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer electra Herbst, 1801 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer emeritus Linnaeus, 1767 (unaccepted, Transferred to Emerita Scopoli, 1777)
Species Cancer epheliticus Linnaeus, 1763 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer eques Aubert de la Chesnaye des Bois, 1759 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer eremita Linnaeus, 1767 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer erinacea Fabricius, 1787 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer erythropus George Edwards, 1771 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer eudora Herbst, 1801 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer eurynome Herbst, 1801 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer excavatus Herbst, 1791 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer exsculptus Herbst, 1790 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer facchino Herbst, 1785 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer falcatus Forskål (unaccepted, Basionym)
Species Cancer fascicularis Herbst, 1799 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer femoralis Olivier, 1791 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer feriata Linnaeus, 1758 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer fimbriatus Olivi, 1792 (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Cancer flammea Herbst, 1794 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer flexuosus Müller, 1788 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer floridus Herbst, 1783 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer floridus Linnaeus, 1767 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer floridus Montagu, 1808 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer fluviatilis Herbst, 1785 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer forceps Fabricius, 1793 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer fornicata Fabricius, 1787 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer fornicatus Fabricius, 1781 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer fossulata Girard, 1859 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer francisci Curtiss, 1938 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer frascone Herbst, 1785 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer furcatus Olivier, 1791 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer gallus Herbst, 1803 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer gammarus Linnaeus, 1758 (unaccepted, basionym)
Species Cancer gigas Lamarck, 1818 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer glaber Olivi, 1792 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer glaberrima Herbst, 1790 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer gladiator Fabricius, 1793 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer globosus Fabricius, 1793 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer globus Fabricius, 1775 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer gonagra Fabricius, 1781 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer gracilis Dana, 1852 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer granarius Herbst, 1783 (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Cancer granulata Linnaeus, 1758 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer granulatus Say, 1817 (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Cancer granulatus Audouin, 1826 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer grapsus Linnaeus, 1758 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer guanhumi Berthold, 1827 (unaccepted, suppressed under Article 23.9.1)
Species Cancer guezei Crosnier, 1976 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer hardwickii Gray, 1831 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer hastatus Linnaeus, 1767 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer hepatica Linnaeus, 1758 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer heros Herbst, 1790 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer hexapus Linnaeus, 1767 (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Cancer hippeus Olivier, 1804 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer hircus Fabricius, 1781 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer hirtellus Linnaeus, 1761 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer hirticornis Herbst, 1804 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer hispida Latreille in Milbert, 1812 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer hispidus Herbst, 1790 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer holosericus Fabricius, 1787 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer homaroides O. Fabricius, 1780 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer homarus Linnaeus, 1758 (unaccepted, basionym)
Species Cancer horrida Linnaeus, 1758 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer horridus Pennant, 1777 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer hungarus Herbst, 1791 (unaccepted, composite species including Dardanus setifer & Calcinus tibicen)
Species Cancer huonii Hombron & Jacquinot, 1846 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer hydrodroma Herbst, 1794 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer hydrophilus Herbst, 1790 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer hystrix Fabricius, 1793 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer ibericum Bieberstein, 1809 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer imamurae Imaizumi, 1962 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer impressus Latreille in Milbert, 1812 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer inaequalis Audouin, 1826 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer inaequalis Olivier, 1791 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer inaequalis Olivier, 1791 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer incanus Forskål, 1775 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer incisocrenatus Couch, 1838 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer incisus Leach, 1814 (unaccepted, junior synonym)
Species Cancer inconspectus Herbst, 1794 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer integerrimus Lamarck, 1818 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer irroratus Bell, 1835 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer japonicus Ortmann, 1893 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer jordani Rathbun, 1900 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer jumpibus Swire, 1938 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer kerathurus Forskål, 1775 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer lactatus Linnaeus, 1758 (unaccepted, nomen oblitum)
Species Cancer lagopodes Forskål, 1775 (unaccepted, transferred to Dardanus by Lewinsohn (1969))
Species Cancer lanata Linnaeus, 1767 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer lar Fabricius, 1793 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer lar Fabricius, 1793 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer latipes Pennant, 1777 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer latipes De Geer, 1778 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer latro Linnaeus, 1767 (unaccepted, transferred to Birgus by Latreille (1816))
Species Cancer levifrons Rafinesque, 1814 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer limbatus H. Milne Edwards, 1834 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer limosum Say, 1818 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer listellus Nardo, 1847 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer litterata Fabricius, 1798 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer lividus Latreille in Milbert, 1812 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer lobata H. Milne Edwards, 1834 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer longimanus Linnaeus, 1758 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer longipes Bell, 1835 (unaccepted, pre-occupied name)
Species Cancer longipes Linnaeus, 1758 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer longipes Nardo, 1847 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer longirostris Fabricius, 1775 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer lophos Herbst, 1782 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer luederwaldti Rathbun, 1930 (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Cancer lunaris Forskål, 1775 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer lunaris Herbst, 1783 (unaccepted, pre-occupied name)
Species Cancer luzonense Sakai, 1983 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer lysianassa Herbst, 1801 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer macrochelos Herbst, 1790 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer maculatus Linnaeus, 1758 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer maenas Linnaeus, 1758 (unaccepted, basionym)
Species Cancer magister Dana, 1852 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer maja Linnaeus, 1758 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer majoides Nardo, 1847 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer mamillatus H. Milne Edwards, 1834 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer mammillaris Fabricius, 1793 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer mantis Linnaeus, 1758 (unaccepted, Basionym)
Species Cancer margaritarius Crosnier, 1976 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer marmarinus Herbst, 1804 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer marmoratus Fabricius, 1787 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer marmoratus Olivi, 1792 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer mascarone Herbst, 1785 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer maxillaris Montagu, 1804 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer mediterranea Herbst, 1794 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer megachir Schafhäutl, 1863 † (unaccepted)
Species Cancer megistes Yap-Chiongco in Estampador, 1937 (unaccepted, misspelling and incorrect generic assignment)
Species Cancer megistos Herbst, 1804 (unaccepted, transferred to Pagurus by Olivier (1812))
Species Cancer melissa Herbst, 1801 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer mercenaria Say, 1818 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer messor Forskål, 1775 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer metis Herbst, 1801 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer miles Herbst, 1791 (unaccepted, returned to Pagurus by Fabricius (1798))
Species Cancer miniatus Desbonne in Desbonne & Schramm, 1867 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer minutus de Wulfen, 1791 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer minutus Linnaeus, 1758 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer mirabilis Herbst, 1794 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer modestus Herbst, 1796 (unaccepted, junior synonym)
Species Cancer modioli Leach, 1814 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer muricata Herbst, 1788 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer muscosa Linnaeus, 1758 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer muta Linnaeus, 1758 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer mytili Leach, 1814 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer nadaense Sakai, 1969 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer natator Herbst, 1794 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer nautilor Herbst, 1796 [in Herbst, 1791-1796] (unaccepted)
Species Cancer navigator Herbst, 1794 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer nepotei Curtiss, 1938 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer neptuni Linnaeus, 1768 (unaccepted, Basionym)
Species Cancer nigerrimus Desbonne in Desbonne & Schramm, 1867 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer nigra Forskål, 1775 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer nobilis von Paula Schrank, 1803 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer nodulosa White, 1848 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer nodulosus Olivier, 1791 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer norvegicus Linnaeus, 1758 (unaccepted, basionym)
Species Cancer novemdecos Sulzer, 1776 (unaccepted, suppressed by ICZN)
Species Cancer nucleus Linnaeus, 1758 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer nutrix Scopoli, 1763 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer obtusatus Montagu, 1813 (unaccepted, basionym)
Species Cancer obtusus De Haan, 1835 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer ocellatus Herbst, 1799 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer ochtodes Herbst, 1783 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer oculatus Fabricius, 1780 (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Cancer ocyroe Herbst, 1801 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer odosensis Imaizumi, 1962 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer olivacea Herbst, 1796 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer opilio O. Fabricius, 1788 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer orbicularis Olivi, 1792 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer orbicularis Meuschen, 1778 (unaccepted, published in work rejected for nomenclatural purposes, Opinion 261)
Species Cancer orbiculus Fabricius, 1775 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer oregonensis (Dana, 1852) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer orientalis Herbst, 1790 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer orthodactylus Schafhäutl, 1863 † (unaccepted)
Species Cancer ovis Fabricius, 1787 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer palmata Montagu, 1804 (unaccepted, basionym)
Species Cancer panope Herbst, 1801 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer parasitica Linnaeus, 1763 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer parasiticus Linnaeus, 1763 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer parvulus Fabricius, 1793 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer pedunculatus Herbst, 1804 (unaccepted, transferred to Pagurus by Olivier (1812))
Species Cancer pelagicus Forskål, 1775 (unaccepted, pre-occupied name)
Species Cancer pelagicus Linnaeus, 1758 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer pellitus Forskål, 1775 (unaccepted, suppressed under Article 23.9: nomen oblitum)
Species Cancer pellucidus Nardo, 1847 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer perlata Herbst, 1790 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer perlatus Stimpson, 1856 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer personata Linnaeus, 1758 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer personatus Herbst, 1785 (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Cancer petraeus Herbst, 1801 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer phalangium Fabricius, 1775 (unaccepted, nomen protectum)
Species Cancer phalangivm O. Fabricius, 1780 (unaccepted, pre-occupied name)
Species Cancer philargius Linnaeus, 1758 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer philyra Herbst, 1803 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer pictor Fabricius, 1798 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer pinnophylax Linnaeus, 1767 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer pinnotheres Linnaeus, 1758 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer pipa Herbst, 1790 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer pisum Linnaeus, 1767 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer planatus Fabricius, 1775 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer planipes Weber, 1795 (unaccepted, nomen nudum)
Species Cancer planissimum Herbst, 1804 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer platycheles Pennant, 1777 (unaccepted, basionym)
Species Cancer pleione Herbst, 1803 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer plicata Herbst, 1803 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer plicatus Fabricius, 1798 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer poiae Curtiss, 1938 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer polydora Herbst, 1801 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer polynome Herbst, 1801 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer polyodon Poeppig, 1836 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer ponticus Herbst, 1790 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer porcellanea Herbst, 1783 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer poressa Olivi, 1792 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer potamios Olivier, 1804 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer praedo Herbst, 1796 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer pransor Herbst, 1796 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer princeps Herbst, 1794 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer prymna Herbst, 1803 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer puber Linnaeus, 1767 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer pudibundus Herbst, 1785 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer pulchellus Herbst, 1796 [in Herbst, 1791-1796] (unaccepted)
Species Cancer pulex Linnaeus, 1758 (unaccepted, basionym, not code compliant)
Species Cancer punctata Linnaeus, 1758 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer punctatus Herbst, 1783 (unaccepted, pre-occupied name)
Species Cancer pusillus Fabricius, 1775 (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Cancer pygmaeus Ortmann, 1893 (unaccepted, preoccupied name)
Species Cancer pygmeus Fabricius, 1787 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer quadrata Fabricius, 1787 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer quadratus Fabricius, 1798 (unaccepted, pre-occupied name)
Species Cancer quadridens Fabricius, 1793 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer raihoae Curtiss, 1938 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer ranina Linnaeus, 1758 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer residuus Herbst, 1799 (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Cancer reticulatus Herbst, 1799 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer rhomboidalis Montagu, 1804 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer rhomboides Linnaeus, 1758 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer rhumphii Guérin, 1830 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer roberti Curtiss, 1938 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer rostrata Linnaeus, 1761 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer rostratus Linnaeus, 1761 (unaccepted, basionym)
Species Cancer rotundatus Olivi, 1792 (unaccepted, basionym)
Species Cancer rufopunctata Herbst, 1799 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer rugosus (Fabricius, 1775) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer rumphii Fabricius, 1798 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer ruricola Linnaeus, 1758 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer sabulosus Herbst, 1799 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer sagittarius Fabricius, 1793 (unaccepted, basionym)
Species Cancer sakaii Takeda & Miyake, 1972 (unaccepted, unnecessary replacement name for Cancer anaglyptus Balss, 1922)
Species Cancer samuelis Curtiss, 1938 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer sanbonsugii Imaizumi, 1962 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer sanguineus Linnaeus, 1771 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer sanguinolentus Herbst, 1783 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer saratan Forskål, 1775 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer satuak Herbst, 1782 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer savignii H. Milne Edwards, 1834 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer saxatilis Herbst, 1785 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer sayi Gould, 1841 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer scaber Fabricius, 1798 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer scabriuscula Fabricius, 1798 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer scaevola Forskål, 1775 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer scarpellonis Curtiss, 1938 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer scavecola Forskål, 1775 (unaccepted, transferred to Coenobita by Costa (1965))
Species Cancer schillinus Nardo, 1847 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer sclopetarius Herbst, 1796 (unaccepted, transferred to Clibanarius by Stimpson (1858))
Species Cancer scopolinus Herbst, 1783 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer scorpio Fabricius, 1779 (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Cancer scruposa Linnaeus, 1764 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer sculptus H. Milne Edwards, 1834 (unaccepted, pre-occupied name)
Species Cancer sculptus Herbst, 1794 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer scutellata Fabricius, 1793 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer scyllarus Linnaeus, 1758 (unaccepted, Basionym)
Species Cancer sebana Shaw & Nodder, 1803 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer segnis Forskål, 1775 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer semicylindrus Fabricius, 1798 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer senex Fabricius, 1798 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer septemdentatus Herbst, 1783 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer septemspinosa Fabricius, 1787 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer serrata Forskål, 1775 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer serratus Shaw, 1794 (nec Forskål, 1775) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer seticornis Herbst, 1788 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer setiferus Linnaeus, 1767 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer setosus Fabricius, 1798 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer setosus Molina, 1782 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer sexdentatus Herbst, 1783 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer sexpes Fabricius, 1798 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer simmonsi Curtiss, 1938 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer sinica Linnaeus, 1771 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer spectabilis Herbst, 1794 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer spinifrons Herbst, 1785 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer spinimanum H. Milne Edwards, 1834 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer spinipes Herbst, 1790 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer spinosus Ascanius, 1776 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer spinus Sowerby, 1805 [in Sowerby, 1804-1806] (unaccepted)
Species Cancer squamosa Herbst, 1790 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer squilla Linnaeus, 1758 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer squinado Herbst, 1788 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer strigatus Herbst, 1804 (unaccepted, transferred to Pagurus by Olivier (1812))
Species Cancer strigosus Linnaeus, 1761 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer strigosus Herbst, 1799 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer styx Herbst, 1803 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer sulcata Forskål, 1775 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer superciliosus Linnaeus, 1758 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer symmysta Linnaeus, 1758 (unaccepted, Transferred to Albunea Weber, 1795; incorrect subsequent spelling)
Species Cancer symnista Linnaeus, 1767 (unaccepted, Lapsus for Cancer symmysta Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Cancer tahiticus Curtiss, 1938 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer tearlachi Curtiss, 1938 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer teatae Curtiss, 1938 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer tenax Rüppell, 1830 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer tenuicrustatus Herbst, 1783 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer testudinarius Herbst, 1791 (unaccepted, Transferred to Hippa Fabricius, 1787)
Species Cancer tetragonon Herbst, 1790 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer tetragonum Fabricius, 1798 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer tetraodon Pennant, 1777 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer thalia Herbst, 1803 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer thoe Herbst, 1803 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer thunborgii Euphrasén, 1795 (unaccepted, nomen oblitum)
Species Cancer tibicen Herbst, 1791 (unaccepted, transferred to Pagurus by Bosc (1802))
Species Cancer tinctor Fabricius, 1798 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer tinctor Forskål, 1775 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer Torrentium von Paula Schrank, 1803 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer tranquebarica Fabricius, 1798 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer tribulus Linnaeus, 1767 (unaccepted, suppressed, ICZN Opinion 708)
Species Cancer tridens Fabricius, 1798 (unaccepted, homonym of Cancer tridens Herbst, 1790)
Species Cancer tridens Herbst, 1790 (unaccepted, suppressed by ICZN)
Species Cancer tridentatus Forskål, 1775 (unaccepted, nomen oblitum)
Species Cancer trispinosus Herbst, 1803 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer tuberculatus Herbst, 1785 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer tuberosa Pennant, 1777 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer tubularis Linnaeus, 1767 (unaccepted, transferred to Calcinus by Holthuis (1977) as senior synonym of C. ornatus (Roux, 1830))
Species Cancer tumefacta Montagu, 1808 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer tumifrons Yokoya, 1933 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer tyche Herbst, 1801 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer uca Linnaeus, 1767 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer uka Shaw & Nodder, 1803 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer undecimdentatus Herbst, 1783 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer urania Herbst, 1801 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer ursus Fabricius, 1787 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer ursus Herbst, 1788 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer urvillei H. Milne Edwards, 1853 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer varians Olivier, 1791 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer variegata Rüppell, 1830 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer variegatus Fabricius, 1793 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer variolosa Fabricius, 1793 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer variolosus Fabricius, 1798 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer velutinus Pennant, 1777 (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Cancer velutinus Linnaeus, 1764 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer venosa H. Milne Edwards, 1834 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer vermiculatus Lamarck, 1818 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer verrucosa Forskål, 1775 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer vespertilio Fabricius, 1793 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer veterum Bosc, 1801 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer victor Fabricius, 1781 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer villosissimus Rafinesque, 1814 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer viridis Herbst, 1783 (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Cancer vocans Linnaeus, 1758 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer vocator Herbst, 1804 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer xaiva Molina, 1782 (unaccepted)
marine, fresh
Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Editio decima, reformata. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae. ii, 824 pp., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/10277#page/3/mode/1up [details]   
WoRMS (2018). Cancer Linnaeus, 1758. Accessed at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=106876 on 2018-02-20
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original description Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Editio decima, reformata. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae. ii, 824 pp., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/10277#page/3/mode/1up [details]   

basis of record Türkay, M. (2001). Decapoda, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels, 50: pp. 284-292 (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Adema, J.P.H.M. (1991). De krabben van Nederland en Belgie (Crustacea, Decapoda, Brachyura) [The crabs of the Netherlands and Belgium (Crustacea, Decapoda, Brachyura)]. Nationaal Natuurhistorisch Museum: Leiden, The Netherlands. ISBN 90-73239-02-8. 244 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]   
From other sources
Habitat Known from seamounts and knolls [details]
 



Cancer pagurus Linnaeus, 1758
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Cancer pagurus Linnaeus, 1758
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Cancer pagurus Linnaeus, 1758
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Cancer pagurus Linnaeus, 1758
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Cancer pagurus Linnaeus, 1758
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Cancer pagurus Linnaeus, 1758
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Cancer pagurus Linnaeus, 1758
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Cancer pagurus
 Cancer pagurus
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Cancer pagurus Linnaeus, 1758
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Cancer pagurus
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Cancer pagurus
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Cancer pagurus
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Cancer pagurus Linnaeus, 1758
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