WoRMS taxon details

Cancer Linnaeus, 1758

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

accepted
Genus
Cancer pagurus Linnaeus, 1758 (type by subsequent designation)
Species Cancer bellianus J.Y. Johnson, 1861
Species Cancer borealis Stimpson, 1859
Species Cancer irroratus Say, 1817
Species Cancer johngarthi Carvacho, 1989
Species Cancer pagurus Linnaeus, 1758
Species Cancer plebejus Poeppig, 1836
Species Cancer porteri Rathbun, 1930
Species Cancer productus Randall, 1840

Subgenus Cancer (Actaea) De Haan, 1833 [in De Haan, 1833-1850] accepted as Actaea De Haan, 1833 [in De Haan, 1833-1850]
Subgenus Cancer (Astacus) accepted as Astacus Fabricius, 1775 (status change)
Subgenus Cancer (Daira) De Haan, 1833 [in De Haan, 1833-1850] accepted as Daira De Haan, 1833 [in De Haan, 1833-1850] (status change)
Subgenus Cancer (Eucrate) De Haan, 1835 [in De Haan, 1833-1850] accepted as Eucrate De Haan, 1835 [in De Haan, 1833-1850] (status change)
Subgenus Cancer (Galene) De Haan, 1833 [in De Haan, 1833-1850] accepted as Galene De Haan, 1833 [in De Haan, 1833-1850] (status change)
Subgenus Cancer (Gammarus) Fabricius, 1775 accepted as Gammarus Fabricius, 1775 (status change)
  » Species Cancer (Gammarus) falcatus Montagu, 1808 accepted as Podocerus falcatus (Montagu, 1808) accepted as Jassa falcata (Montagu, 1808)
  » Species Cancer (Gammarus) galba Montagu, 1813 accepted as Hyperia galba (Montagu, 1813) (superseded original combination)
  » Species Cancer (Gammarus) grossimanus Montagu, 1808 accepted as Maera grossimana (Montagu, 1808) (superseded original combination)
  » Species Cancer (Gammarus) littoreus Montagu, 1808 accepted as Orchestia littorea (Montagu, 1808) accepted as Orchestia gammarellus (Pallas, 1766) (not a Decapod)
  » Species Cancer (Gammarus) monoculoides Montagu, 1813 accepted as Montagua monoculoides (Montagu, 1813) accepted as Stenothoe monoculoides (Montagu, 1813)
  » Species Cancer (Gammarus) obtusatus Montagu, 1813 accepted as Abludomelita obtusata (Montagu, 1813) (superseded original combination)
  » Species Cancer (Gammarus) pedatus Montagu, 1813 accepted as Proto pedata Leach, 1814 accepted as Phtisica marina Slabber, 1769 (superseded original combination)
  » Species Cancer (Gammarus) rubricatus Montagu, 1808 accepted as Ampithoe rubricata (Montagu, 1808) (superseded original combination)
  » Species Cancer (Gammarus) saltator Montagu, 1808 accepted as Talitrus saltator (Montagu, 1808) (superseded original combination)
  » Species Cancer (Gammarus) spinosus Montagu, 1813 accepted as Dexamine spinosa (Montagu, 1813) (superseded original combination)
Subgenus Cancer (Halimede) De Haan, 1835 [in De Haan, 1833-1850] accepted as Halimede De Haan, 1835 [in De Haan, 1833-1850] (status change)
Subgenus Cancer (Liagore) De Haan, 1833 [in De Haan, 1833-1850] accepted as Liagore De Haan, 1833 [in De Haan, 1833-1850]
Species Cancer ampulla Phipps, 1774 accepted as Stegocephalus ampulla (Phipps, 1774) (basionym)
Species Cancer araneus Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Hyas araneus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Cancer arctus Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Scyllarus arctus (Linnaeus, 1758) (basionym)
Species Cancer armadillus Herbst, 1790 [in Herbst, 1782-1790] accepted as Demania armadillus (Herbst, 1790 [in Herbst, 1782-1790]) (basionym)
Species Cancer articulosus Montagu, 1804 accepted as Leucothoe articulosa (Montagu, 1804) (basionym)
Species Cancer balssii Zarenkov, 1990 accepted as Platepistoma balssii (Zarenkov, 1990) (basionym)
Species Cancer bernhardus Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Pagurus bernhardus (Linnaeus, 1758) (basionym)
Species Cancer biaculatus Montagu, 1813 accepted as Pisa armata (Latreille, 1803) (incorrect spelling of junior synonym)
Species Cancer bispinosus Herbst, 1783 accepted as Galene bispinosa (Herbst, 1783)
Species Cancer bufo Herbst, 1790 accepted as Hyas araneus (Linnaeus, 1758) (synonym)
Species Cancer candidus Olivi, 1792 accepted as Pestarella candida (Olivi, 1792) accepted as Gilvossius candidus (Olivi, 1792) (genus change)
Species Cancer carabus Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Albunea carabus (Linnaeus, 1758) (Transferred to Albunea Weber, 1795)
Species Cancer carinatus Brünnich, 1768 accepted as Sicyonia carinata (Brünnich, 1768) (basionym)
Species Cancer cornutus Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Maja cornuta (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Cancer depurator Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Liocarcinus depurator (Linnaeus, 1758) (synonym)
Species Cancer emeritus Linnaeus, 1767 accepted as Emerita emeritus (Linnaeus, 1767) (Transferred to Emerita Scopoli, 1777)
Species Cancer fimbriatus Olivi, 1792 accepted as Cancer pagurus Linnaeus, 1758 (synonym)
Species Cancer flexuosus Müller, 1788 accepted as Praunus flexuosus (Müller, 1776)
Species Cancer fossulatus Girard, 1859 accepted as Psaumis fossulata (Girard, 1859) (basionym)
Species Cancer gammarus Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Homarus gammarus (Linnaeus, 1758) (basionym)
Species Cancer gibbulosus (De Haan, 1833 [in De Haan, 1833-1850]) accepted as Romaleon gibbosulum (De Haan, 1835 [in De Haan, 1833-1850])
Species Cancer gladiator Fabricius, 1793 accepted as Portunus sanguinolentus sanguinolentus (Herbst, 1783) accepted as Portunus sanguinolentus (Herbst, 1783)
Species Cancer granarius Herbst, 1783 accepted as Carcinus maenas (Linnaeus, 1758) (synonym)
Species Cancer granulatus Say, 1817 accepted as Carcinus maenas (Linnaeus, 1758) (synonym)
Species Cancer hastatus Linnaeus, 1767 accepted as Portunus hastatus (Linnaeus, 1767)
Species Cancer homarus Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Panulirus homarus homarus (Linnaeus, 1758) (basionym)
Species Cancer incisus Leach, 1814 [in Leach, 1813-1815] accepted as Xantho hydrophilus (Herbst, 1790) (junior synonym)
Species Cancer kerathurus Forskål, 1775 accepted as Penaeus kerathurus (Forskål, 1775)
Species Cancer linearis Linnaeus, 1767 accepted as Caprella linearis (Linnaeus, 1767) ((Basionym))
Species Cancer locusta Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Gammarus locusta (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Cancer longicornis Linnaeus, 1767 accepted as Pisidia longicornis (Linnaeus, 1767) (basionym)
Species Cancer luederwaldti Rathbun, 1930 accepted as Cancer pagurus Linnaeus, 1758 (junior synonym)
Species Cancer maenas Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Carcinus maenas (Linnaeus, 1758) (basionym)
Species Cancer medusarum Müller, 1776 accepted as Hyperia medusarum (Müller, 1776)
Species Cancer modestus Herbst, 1796 accepted as Eutrichocheles modestus (Herbst, 1796) (junior synonym)
Species Cancer mytilorum Herbst, 1783 accepted as Pinnotheres pisum (Linnaeus, 1767) (junior synonym)
Species Cancer mytulorum Baster, 1765 accepted as Pinnotheres pisum (Linnaeus, 1767) (non-binomial, not available)
Species Cancer nadaensis T. Sakai, 1969 accepted as Romaleon nadaense (T. Sakai, 1969)
Species Cancer norvegicus Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Nephrops norvegicus (Linnaeus, 1758) (basionym)
Species Cancer novaezealandiae (Jacquinot, 1853) accepted as Metacarcinus novaezelandiae (Hombron & Jacquinot, 1846)
Species Cancer nugax Phipps, 1774 accepted as Anonyx nugax (Phipps, 1774) (basionym)
Species Cancer obtusatus Montagu, 1813 accepted as Cancer (Gammarus) obtusatus Montagu, 1813 accepted as Abludomelita obtusata (Montagu, 1813) (Alternate representation)
Species Cancer oregonensis (Dana, 1852) accepted as Glebocarcinus oregonensis (Dana, 1852)
Species Cancer palmata Montagu, 1804 accepted as Melita palmata (Montagu, 1804) (basionym)
Species Cancer pelagicus Forskål, 1775 accepted as Portunus pelagicus (Linnaeus, 1758) (pre-occupied name)
Species Cancer pelagicus Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Portunus pelagicus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Cancer personatus Herbst, 1785 accepted as Corystes cassivelaunus (Pennant, 1777) (synonym)
Species Cancer phasma Montagu, 1804 accepted as Pseudoprotella phasma (Montagu, 1804) (superseded original combination)
Species Cancer princeps Herbst, 1794 accepted as Hepatus pudibundus (Herbst, 1785)
Species Cancer pudibundus Herbst, 1785 accepted as Hepatus pudibundus (Herbst, 1785)
Species Cancer pusillus Fabricius, 1775 accepted as Planes minutus (Linnaeus, 1758) (synonym)
Species Cancer pygmaeus Ortmann, 1893 accepted as Glebocarcinus amphioetus (Rathbun, 1898) (preoccupied name)
Species Cancer raihoae Curtiss, 1938 accepted as Portunus sanguinolentus (Herbst, 1783)
Species Cancer residuus Herbst, 1799 accepted as Thia scutellata (Fabricius, 1793) (synonym)
Species Cancer reticulatus Herbst, 1799 accepted as Portunus reticulatus (Herbst, 1799)
Species Cancer rostratus Linnaeus, 1761 accepted as Macropodia rostrata (Linnaeus, 1761) (basionym)
Species Cancer rotundatus Olivi, 1792 accepted as Atelecyclus rotundatus (Olivi, 1792) (basionym)
Species Cancer sanguinolentus Herbst, 1783 accepted as Portunus sanguinolentus sanguinolentus (Herbst, 1783) accepted as Portunus sanguinolentus (Herbst, 1783)
Species Cancer Santolla Molina, 1782 accepted as Lithodes santolla (Molina, 1782) (basionym)
Species Cancer scorpio Fabricius, 1779 accepted as Inachus dorsettensis (Pennant, 1777) (synonym)
Species Cancer scorpioides Montagu, 1804 accepted as Bodotria scorpioides (Montagu, 1804) (originally misplaced in decapod genus)
Species Cancer sedentarium Forskål, 1775 accepted as Phronima sedentaria (Forskål, 1775)
Species Cancer segnis Forskål, 1775 accepted as Portunus segnis (Forskål, 1775)
Species Cancer strigosus Linnaeus, 1761 accepted as Galathea strigosa (Linnaeus, 1761)
Species Cancer symmysta Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Albunea symmysta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Transferred to Albunea Weber, 1795; incorrect subsequent spelling)
Species Cancer symnista Linnaeus, 1767 accepted as Albunea symmysta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Lapsus for Cancer symmysta Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Cancer tahiticus Curtiss, 1938 accepted as Cardisoma carnifex (Herbst, 1796)
Species Cancer testudinarius Herbst, 1791 accepted as Hippa testudinaria (Herbst, 1791) (Transferred to Hippa Fabricius, 1787)
Species Cancer tuberculatus Fabricius, 1793 accepted as Calappa tuberculata (Fabricius, 1793) (basionym)
Species Cancer velutinus Pennant, 1777 accepted as Necora puber (Linnaeus, 1767) (junior synonym)
Species Cancer villosissimus Rafinesque, 1814 accepted as Pilumnus villosissimus (Rafinesque, 1814) (basionym)
Species Cancer viridis Herbst, 1783 accepted as Carcinus maenas (Linnaeus, 1758) (synonym)
Species Cancer vocator Herbst, 1804 accepted as Minuca vocator (Herbst, 1804)

Species Cancer laevis (uncertain, unavailable name)
marine, fresh
Linnaeus, C. (1758). <i>Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis</i>. Editio decima, reformata [10th revised edition], vol. 1: 824 pp. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae. , available online at https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/726886 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
WoRMS (2020). Cancer Linnaeus, 1758. Accessed at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=106876 on 2020-06-06
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original description Linnaeus, C. (1758). <i>Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis</i>. Editio decima, reformata [10th revised edition], vol. 1: 824 pp. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae. , available online at https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/726886 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

basis of record Türkay, M. (2001). Decapoda, <B><I>in</I></B>: Costello, M.J. <i>et al.</i> (Ed.) (2001). <i>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,</i> 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)]. <em>Nationaal Natuurhistorisch Museum: Leiden, The Netherlands.</em> ISBN 90-73239-02-8. 244 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
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Habitat Known from seamounts and knolls [details]
 



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