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
  » Subspecies Cancer mytulorum albus Baster, 1765 accepted as Pinnotheres pisum (Linnaeus, 1767) (non-binomial, not available)
  » Subspecies Cancer mytulorum fuscus Baster, 1765 accepted as Pinnotheres pisum (Linnaeus, 1767) (non-binomial, not available)
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)

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) (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 accepted as Charybdis (Charybdis) feriata (Linnaeus, 1758) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer cruentatus Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Lissa chiragra (Fabricius, 1775) (unaccepted, suppressed under ICZN Opinion 522)
Species Cancer crumenatus Rumphius, 1705 accepted as Birgus latro (Linnaeus, 1767) (unaccepted, pre-linnean name)
Species Cancer cubicus Forskål, 1775 accepted as Homola barbata (Fabricius, 1793) (unaccepted, suppressed by ICZN)
Species Cancer cupulifer Latreille in Milbert, 1812 accepted as Polydectus cupulifer (Latreille in Milbert, 1812) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer cursor Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Ocypode cursor (Linnaeus, 1758) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer custos Herbst, 1804 accepted as Diogenes custos (Fabricius, 1798) (unaccepted, inappropriate transfer from Pagurus by Herbst (1804))
Species Cancer custos Forskål, 1775 accepted as Anchistus custos (Forskål, 1775) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer cylindrus Fabricius, 1777 accepted as Ixa cylindrus (Fabricius, 1777) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer cymodoce Herbst, 1801 accepted as Trapezia cymodoce (Herbst, 1801) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer dama Herbst, 1804 accepted as Schizophrys dama (Herbst, 1804) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer decorus Herbst, 1803 accepted as Hepatus epheliticus (Linnaeus, 1763) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer defensor Fabricius, 1787 accepted as Scylla tranquebarica (Fabricius, 1798) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer dentatus Herbst, 1785 accepted as Etisus dentatus (Herbst, 1785) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer dentatus Bell, 1835 accepted as Romaleon setosum (Molina, 1782) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer denticulata Montagu, 1808 accepted as Pirimela denticulata (Montagu, 1808) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer depressa Fabricius, 1775 accepted as Plagusia depressa (Fabricius, 1775) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer depurator Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Liocarcinus depurator (Linnaeus, 1758) (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Cancer diaphanus Herbst, 1804 accepted as Diogenes miles (Fabricius, 1787) (unaccepted, inappropriate transfer from Pagurus by Herbst (1804))
Species Cancer diogenes Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Petrochirus 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 accepted as Inachus dorsettensis (Pennant, 1777) (unaccepted, suppressed under Article 23.9 (nomen oblitum))
Species Cancer dodone Herbst, 1801 accepted as Lophozozymus dodone (Herbst, 1801) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer dormitator Herbst, 1790 accepted as Tumidodromia dormia (Linnaeus, 1763) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer dorsettensis Pennant, 1777 accepted as Inachus dorsettensis (Pennant, 1777) (unaccepted, nomen protectum)
Species Cancer dorsipes Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Notopus dorsipes (Linnaeus, 1758) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer dubius Herbst, 1804 accepted as Diogenes dubius (Herbst, 1804) (unaccepted, transferred to Pagurus by Olivier (1812))
Species Cancer echinatus Herbst, 1790 accepted as Enoplolambrus echinatus (Herbst, 1790) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer edwardsii Bell, 1835 accepted as Metacarcinus edwardsii (Bell, 1835) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer electra Herbst, 1801 accepted as Etisus electra (Herbst, 1801) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer emeritus Linnaeus, 1767 accepted as Emerita emeritus (Linnaeus, 1767) (unaccepted, Transferred to Emerita Scopoli, 1777)
Species Cancer epheliticus Linnaeus, 1763 accepted as Hepatus epheliticus (Linnaeus, 1763) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer eques Aubert de la Chesnaye des Bois, 1759 accepted as Ocypode cursor (Linnaeus, 1758) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer eremita Linnaeus, 1767 accepted as Paguristes eremita (Linnaeus, 1767) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer erinacea Fabricius, 1787 accepted as Arcania erinacea (Fabricius, 1787) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer erythropus George Edwards, 1771 accepted as Dromia erythropus (Edwards in Catesby, 1771) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer eudora Herbst, 1801 accepted as Leptodius sanguineus (H. Milne Edwards, 1834) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer eurynome Herbst, 1801 accepted as Luniella spinipes (Heller, 1861) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer excavatus Herbst, 1791 accepted as Pagurus excavatus (Herbst, 1791) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer exsculptus Herbst, 1790 accepted as Euxanthus exsculptus (Herbst, 1790) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer facchino Herbst, 1785 accepted as Dorippoides facchino (Herbst, 1785) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer falcatus Forskål accepted as Gonodactylaceus falcatus (Forskål, 1775) (unaccepted, Basionym)
Species Cancer fascicularis Herbst, 1799 accepted as Muradium tetragonum (Fabricius, 1798) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer femoralis Olivier, 1791 accepted as Pachygrapsus marmoratus (Fabricius, 1787) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer feriata Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Charybdis (Charybdis) feriata (Linnaeus, 1758) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer fimbriatus Olivi, 1792 accepted as Cancer pagurus Linnaeus, 1758 (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Cancer flammea Herbst, 1794 accepted as Calappa flammea (Herbst, 1794) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer flexuosus Müller, 1788 accepted as Praunus flexuosus (Müller, 1776) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer floridus Herbst, 1783 accepted as Zosimus aeneus (Linnaeus, 1758) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer floridus Linnaeus, 1767 accepted as Atergatis floridus (Linnaeus, 1767) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer floridus Montagu, 1808 accepted as Xantho hydrophilus (Herbst, 1790) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer fluviatilis Herbst, 1785 accepted as Potamon fluviatile (Herbst, 1785) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer forceps Fabricius, 1793 accepted as Lupella forceps (Fabricius, 1793) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer fornicata Fabricius, 1787 accepted as Cryptopodia fornicata (Fabricius, 1787) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer fornicatus Fabricius, 1781 accepted as Calappa calappa (Linnaeus, 1758) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer fossulata Girard, 1859 accepted as Psaumis fossulata (Girard, 1859) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer francisci Curtiss, 1938 accepted as Ocypode ceratophthalmus (Pallas, 1772) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer frascone Herbst, 1785 accepted as Dorippe frascone (Herbst, 1785) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer furcatus Olivier, 1791 accepted as Stenocionops furcatus (Olivier, 1791) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer gallus Herbst, 1803 accepted as Calappa gallus (Herbst, 1803) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer gammarus Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Homarus gammarus (Linnaeus, 1758) (unaccepted, basionym)
Species Cancer gigas Lamarck, 1818 accepted as Pseudocarcinus gigas (Lamarck, 1818) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer glaber Olivi, 1792 accepted as Alpheus glaber (Olivi, 1792) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer glaberrima Herbst, 1790 accepted as Tetralia glaberrima (Herbst, 1790) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer gladiator Fabricius, 1793 accepted as Portunus (Portunus) sanguinolentus sanguinolentus (Herbst, 1783) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer globosus Fabricius, 1793 accepted as Philyra globus (Fabricius, 1775) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer globus Fabricius, 1775 accepted as Philyra globus (Fabricius, 1775) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer gonagra Fabricius, 1781 accepted as Eriphia gonagra (Fabricius, 1781) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer gracilis Dana, 1852 accepted as Metacarcinus gracilis (Dana, 1852) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer granarius Herbst, 1783 accepted as Carcinus maenas (Linnaeus, 1758) (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Cancer granulata Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Calappa granulata (Linnaeus, 1758) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer granulatus Say, 1817 accepted as Carcinus maenas (Linnaeus, 1758) (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Cancer granulatus Audouin, 1826 accepted as Actaea savignii (H. Milne Edwards, 1834) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer grapsus Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Grapsus grapsus (Linnaeus, 1758) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer guanhumi Berthold, 1827 accepted as Cardisoma guanhumi Latreille in Latreille, Le Peletier, Serville & Guérin, 1828 (unaccepted, suppressed under Article 23.9.1)
Species Cancer guezei Crosnier, 1976 accepted as Platepistoma guezei (Crosnier, 1976) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer hardwickii Gray, 1831 accepted as Myomenippe hardwickii (Gray, 1831) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer hastatus Linnaeus, 1767 accepted as Portunus (Portunus) hastatus (Linnaeus, 1767) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer hepatica Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Calappa hepatica (Linnaeus, 1758) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer heros Herbst, 1790 accepted as Chorinus heros (Herbst, 1790) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer hexapus Linnaeus, 1767 accepted as Pisidia longicornis (Linnaeus, 1767) (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Cancer hippeus Olivier, 1804 accepted as Ocypode cursor (Linnaeus, 1758) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer hircus Fabricius, 1781 accepted as Pisa tetraodon (Pennant, 1777) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer hirtellus Linnaeus, 1761 accepted as Pilumnus hirtellus (Linnaeus, 1761) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer hirticornis Herbst, 1804 accepted as Pisa hirticornis (Herbst, 1804) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer hispida Latreille in Milbert, 1812 accepted as Dynomene hispida (Latreille in Milbert, 1812) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer hispidus Herbst, 1790 accepted as Mithrax hispidus (Herbst, 1790) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer holosericus Fabricius, 1787 accepted as Charybdis (Charybdis) holosericus (Fabricius, 1787) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer homaroides O. Fabricius, 1780 accepted as Sclerocrangon boreas (Phipps, 1774) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer homarus Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Panulirus homarus homarus (Linnaeus, 1758) (unaccepted, basionym)
Species Cancer horrida Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Daldorfia horrida (Linnaeus, 1758) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer horridus Pennant, 1777 accepted as Lithodes maja (Linnaeus, 1758) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer hungarus Herbst, 1791 (unaccepted, composite species including Dardanus setifer & Calcinus tibicen)
Species Cancer huonii Hombron & Jacquinot, 1846 accepted as Euxanthus huonii (Hombron & Jacquinot, 1846) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer hydrodroma Herbst, 1794 accepted as Spiralothelphusa hydrodroma (Herbst, 1794) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer hydrophilus Herbst, 1790 accepted as Xantho hydrophilus (Herbst, 1790) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer hystrix Fabricius, 1793 accepted as Arcania septemspinosa (Fabricius, 1787) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer ibericum Bieberstein, 1809 accepted as Potamon ibericum (Bieberstein, 1809) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer imamurae Imaizumi, 1962 accepted as Anatolikos japonicus (Ortmann, 1893) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer impressus Latreille in Milbert, 1812 accepted as Neoxanthias impressus (Latreille in Milbert, 1812) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer inaequalis Audouin, 1826 accepted as Leptodius exaratus (H. Milne Edwards, 1834) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer inaequalis Olivier, 1791 accepted as Xanthodius inaequalis inaequalis (Olivier, 1791) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer inaequalis Olivier, 1791 accepted as Leptodius exaratus (H. Milne Edwards, 1834) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer incanus Forskål, 1775 accepted as Pilumnus incanus (Forskål, 1775) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer incisocrenatus Couch, 1838 accepted as Cancer pagurus Linnaeus, 1758 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer incisus Leach, 1814 accepted as Xantho hydrophilus (Herbst, 1790) (unaccepted, junior synonym)
Species Cancer inconspectus Herbst, 1794 accepted as Calappa philargius (Linnaeus, 1758) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer integerrimus Lamarck, 1818 accepted as Atergatis integerrimus (Lamarck, 1818) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer irroratus Bell, 1835 accepted as Cancer plebejus Poeppig, 1836 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer japonicus Ortmann, 1893 accepted as Anatolikos japonicus (Ortmann, 1893) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer jordani Rathbun, 1900 accepted as Romaleon jordani (Rathbun, 1900) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer jumpibus Swire, 1938 accepted as Grapsus grapsus (Linnaeus, 1758) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer kerathurus Forskål, 1775 accepted as Penaeus kerathurus (Forskål, 1775) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer lactatus Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Lophozozymus pictor (Fabricius, 1798) (unaccepted, nomen oblitum)
Species Cancer lagopodes Forskål, 1775 accepted as Dardanus lagopodes (Forskål, 1775) (unaccepted, transferred to Dardanus by Lewinsohn (1969))
Species Cancer lanata Linnaeus, 1767 accepted as Medorippe lanata (Linnaeus, 1767) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer lar Fabricius, 1793 accepted as Nursia lar (Fabricius, 1793) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer lar Fabricius, 1793 accepted as Phalangipus longipes (Linnaeus, 1758) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer latipes Pennant, 1777 accepted as Portumnus latipes (Pennant, 1777) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer latipes De Geer, 1778 accepted as Portumnus latipes (Pennant, 1777) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer latro Linnaeus, 1767 accepted as Birgus latro (Linnaeus, 1767) (unaccepted, transferred to Birgus by Latreille (1816))
Species Cancer levifrons Rafinesque, 1814 accepted as Xantho poressa (Olivi, 1792) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer limbatus H. Milne Edwards, 1834 accepted as Platypodia granulosa (Rüppell, 1830) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer limosum Say, 1818 accepted as Eurytium limosum (Say, 1818) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer listellus Nardo, 1847 accepted as Athanas nitescens (Leach, 1813 [in Leach, 1813-1814]) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer litterata Fabricius, 1798 accepted as Varuna litterata (Fabricius, 1798) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer lividus Latreille in Milbert, 1812 accepted as Juxtaxanthias lividus (Latreille in Milbert, 1812) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer lobata H. Milne Edwards, 1834 accepted as Platypodiella spectabilis (Herbst, 1794) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer longimanus Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Parthenope longimanus (Linnaeus, 1758) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer longipes Bell, 1835 accepted as Cancer porteri Rathbun, 1930 (unaccepted, pre-occupied name)
Species Cancer longipes Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Phalangipus longipes (Linnaeus, 1758) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer longipes Nardo, 1847 accepted as Processa acutirostris Nouvel & Holthuis, 1957 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer longirostris Fabricius, 1775 accepted as Macropodia longirostris (Fabricius, 1775) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer lophos Herbst, 1782 accepted as Calappa lophos (Herbst, 1782) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer luederwaldti Rathbun, 1930 accepted as Cancer pagurus Linnaeus, 1758 (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Cancer lunaris Forskål, 1775 accepted as Ashtoret lunaris (Forskål, 1775) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer lunaris Herbst, 1783 accepted as Matuta planipes Fabricius, 1798 (unaccepted, pre-occupied name)
Species Cancer luzonense Sakai, 1983 accepted as Romaleon luzonense (Sakai, 1983) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer lysianassa Herbst, 1801 accepted as Portumnus lysianassa (Herbst, 1801) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer macrochelos Herbst, 1790 accepted as Spinolambrus macrochelos (Herbst, 1790) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer maculatus Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Carpilius maculatus (Linnaeus, 1758) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer maenas Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Carcinus maenas (Linnaeus, 1758) (unaccepted, basionym)
Species Cancer magister Dana, 1852 accepted as Metacarcinus magister (Dana, 1852) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer maja Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Lithodes maja (Linnaeus, 1758) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer majoides Nardo, 1847 accepted as Maja crispata Risso, 1827 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer mamillatus H. Milne Edwards, 1834 accepted as Euxanthus exsculptus (Herbst, 1790) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer mammillaris Fabricius, 1793 accepted as Orithyia sinica (Linnaeus, 1771) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer mantis Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Squilla mantis (Linnaeus, 1758) (unaccepted, Basionym)
Species Cancer margaritarius Crosnier, 1976 accepted as Platepistoma anaglyptum (Balss, 1922) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer marmarinus Herbst, 1804 accepted as Carpilius corallinus (Herbst, 1783) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer marmoratus Fabricius, 1787 accepted as Pachygrapsus marmoratus (Fabricius, 1787) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer marmoratus Olivi, 1792 accepted as Brachynotus marmoratus (Olivi, 1792) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer mascarone Herbst, 1785 accepted as Ethusa mascarone (Herbst, 1785) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer maxillaris Montagu, 1804 accepted as Gnathia maxillaris (Montagu, 1804) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer mediterranea Herbst, 1794 accepted as Persephona mediterranea (Herbst, 1794) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer megachir Schafhäutl, 1863 † accepted as Callianassa megachir (Schafhäutl, 1863) † (unaccepted)
Species Cancer megistes Yap-Chiongco in Estampador, 1937 accepted as Dardanus megistos (Herbst, 1804) (unaccepted, misspelling and incorrect generic assignment)
Species Cancer megistos Herbst, 1804 accepted as Dardanus megistos (Herbst, 1804) (unaccepted, transferred to Pagurus by Olivier (1812))
Species Cancer melissa Herbst, 1801 accepted as Euxanthus exsculptus (Herbst, 1790) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer mercenaria Say, 1818 accepted as Menippe mercenaria (Say, 1818) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer messor Forskål, 1775 accepted as Metopograpsus messor (Forskål, 1775) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer metis Herbst, 1801 accepted as Etisus electra (Herbst, 1801) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer miles Herbst, 1791 accepted as Diogenes miles (Fabricius, 1787) (unaccepted, returned to Pagurus by Fabricius (1798))
Species Cancer miniatus Desbonne in Desbonne & Schramm, 1867 accepted as Edwardsium spinimanus (H. Milne Edwards, 1834) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer minutus de Wulfen, 1791 accepted as Pinnotheres pisum (Linnaeus, 1767) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer minutus Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Planes minutus (Linnaeus, 1758) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer mirabilis Herbst, 1794 accepted as Pitho mirabilis (Herbst, 1794) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer modestus Herbst, 1796 accepted as Eutrichocheles modestus (Herbst, 1796) (unaccepted, junior synonym)
Species Cancer modioli Leach, 1814 accepted as Pinnotheres pisum (Linnaeus, 1767) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer muricata Herbst, 1788 accepted as Doclea muricata (Herbst, 1788) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer muscosa Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Pisa muscosa (Linnaeus, 1758) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer muta Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Tetralia muta (Linnaeus, 1758) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer mytili Leach, 1814 accepted as Pinnotheres pisum (Linnaeus, 1767) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer nadaense Sakai, 1969 accepted as Romaleon nadaense (Sakai, 1969) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer natator Herbst, 1794 accepted as Charybdis (Charybdis) natator (Herbst, 1794) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer nautilor Herbst, 1796 [in Herbst, 1791-1796] accepted as Eualus gaimardii gaimardii (H. Milne Edwards, 1837 [in Milne Edwards, 1834-1840]) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer navigator Herbst, 1794 accepted as Liocarcinus navigator (Herbst, 1794) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer nepotei Curtiss, 1938 accepted as Carpilius maculatus (Linnaeus, 1758) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer neptuni Linnaeus, 1768 accepted as Alima neptuni (Linnaeus, 1768) (unaccepted, Basionym)
Species Cancer nigerrimus Desbonne in Desbonne & Schramm, 1867 accepted as Paraliomera longimana (A. Milne-Edwards, 1865) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer nigra Forskål, 1775 accepted as Chlorodiella nigra (Forskål, 1775) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer nobilis von Paula Schrank, 1803 accepted as Astacus astacus (Linnaeus, 1758) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer nodulosa White, 1848 accepted as Epiactaea nodulosa (White, 1848) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer nodulosus Olivier, 1791 accepted as Dorippe frascone (Herbst, 1785) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer norvegicus Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Nephrops norvegicus (Linnaeus, 1758) (unaccepted, basionym)
Species Cancer novemdecos Sulzer, 1776 accepted as Homola barbata (Fabricius, 1793) (unaccepted, suppressed by ICZN)
Species Cancer nucleus Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Ilia nucleus (Linnaeus, 1758) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer nutrix Scopoli, 1763 accepted as Pinnotheres pisum (Linnaeus, 1767) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer obtusatus Montagu, 1813 accepted as Abludomelita obtusata (Montagu, 1813) (unaccepted, basionym)
Species Cancer obtusus De Haan, 1835 accepted as Liomera venosa (H. Milne Edwards, 1834) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer ocellatus Herbst, 1799 accepted as Ovalipes ocellatus (Herbst, 1799) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer ochtodes Herbst, 1783 accepted as Halimede ochtodes (Herbst, 1783) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer oculatus Fabricius, 1780 accepted as Mysis oculata (Fabricius, 1780) (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Cancer ocyroe Herbst, 1801 accepted as Atergatis ocyroe (Herbst, 1801) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer odosensis Imaizumi, 1962 accepted as Anatolikos japonicus (Ortmann, 1893) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer olivacea Herbst, 1796 accepted as Scylla olivacea (Herbst, 1796) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer opilio O. Fabricius, 1788 accepted as Chionoecetes opilio (O. Fabricius, 1788) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer orbicularis Olivi, 1792 accepted as Ilia nucleus (Linnaeus, 1758) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer orbicularis Meuschen, 1778 accepted as Dilocarcinus septemdentatus (Herbst, 1783) (unaccepted, published in work rejected for nomenclatural purposes, Opinion 261)
Species Cancer orbiculus Fabricius, 1775 accepted as Halicarcinus planatus (Fabricius, 1775) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer oregonensis (Dana, 1852) accepted as Glebocarcinus oregonensis (Dana, 1852) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer orientalis Herbst, 1790 accepted as Atergatis roseus (Rüppell, 1830) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer orthodactylus Schafhäutl, 1863 † accepted as Callianassa orthodactylus (Schafhäutl, 1863) † (unaccepted)
Species Cancer ovis Fabricius, 1787 accepted as Doclea ovis (Fabricius, 1787) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer palmata Montagu, 1804 accepted as Melita palmata (Montagu, 1804) (unaccepted, basionym)
Species Cancer panope Herbst, 1801 accepted as Sphaerozius scaber (Fabricius, 1798) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer parasitica Linnaeus, 1763 accepted as Hypoconcha parasitica (Linnaeus, 1763) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer parasiticus Linnaeus, 1763 accepted as Tumidotheres maculatus (Say, 1818) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer parvulus Fabricius, 1793 accepted as Xanthodius parvulus (Fabricius, 1793) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer pedunculatus Herbst, 1804 accepted as Dardanus pedunculatus (Herbst, 1804) (unaccepted, transferred to Pagurus by Olivier (1812))
Species Cancer pelagicus Forskål, 1775 accepted as Portunus (Portunus) pelagicus (Linnaeus, 1758) (unaccepted, pre-occupied name)
Species Cancer pelagicus Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Portunus (Portunus) pelagicus (Linnaeus, 1758) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer pellitus Forskål, 1775 accepted as Liocarcinus corrugatus (Pennant, 1777) (unaccepted, suppressed under Article 23.9: nomen oblitum)
Species Cancer pellucidus Nardo, 1847 accepted as Processa edulis edulis (Risso, 1816) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer perlata Herbst, 1790 accepted as Daira perlata (Herbst, 1790) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer perlatus Stimpson, 1856 accepted as Cancer productus Randall, 1840 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer personata Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Dromia personata (Linnaeus, 1758) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer personatus Herbst, 1785 accepted as Corystes cassivelaunus (Pennant, 1777) (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Cancer petraeus Herbst, 1801 accepted as Carpilius convexus (Forskål, 1775) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer phalangium Fabricius, 1775 accepted as Inachus phalangium (Fabricius, 1775) (unaccepted, nomen protectum)
Species Cancer phalangivm O. Fabricius, 1780 accepted as Chionoecetes opilio (O. Fabricius, 1788) (unaccepted, pre-occupied name)
Species Cancer philargius Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Calappa philargius (Linnaeus, 1758) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer philyra Herbst, 1803 accepted as Micippa philyra (Herbst, 1803) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer pictor Fabricius, 1798 accepted as Lophozozymus pictor (Fabricius, 1798) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer pinnophylax Linnaeus, 1767 accepted as Tumidotheres maculatus (Say, 1818) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer pinnotheres Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Nepinnotheres pinnotheres (Linnaeus, 1758) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer pipa Herbst, 1790 accepted as Hyas araneus (Linnaeus, 1758) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer pisum Linnaeus, 1767 accepted as Pinnotheres pisum (Linnaeus, 1767) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer planatus Fabricius, 1775 accepted as Halicarcinus planatus (Fabricius, 1775) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer planipes Weber, 1795 accepted as Matuta planipes Fabricius, 1798 (unaccepted, nomen nudum)
Species Cancer planissimum Herbst, 1804 accepted as Percnon planissimum (Herbst, 1804) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer platycheles Pennant, 1777 accepted as Porcellana platycheles (Pennant, 1777) (unaccepted, basionym)
Species Cancer pleione Herbst, 1803 accepted as Hyastenus pleione (Herbst, 1803) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer plicata Herbst, 1803 accepted as Nursia plicata (Herbst, 1803) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer plicatus Fabricius, 1798 accepted as Somanniathelphusa plicatus (Fabricius, 1798) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer poiae Curtiss, 1938 accepted as Etisus dentatus (Herbst, 1785) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer polydora Herbst, 1801 accepted as Actaea polydora (Herbst, 1801) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer polynome Herbst, 1801 accepted as Aethra scruposa (Linnaeus, 1764) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer polyodon Poeppig, 1836 accepted as Romaleon setosum (Molina, 1782) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer ponticus Herbst, 1790 accepted as Portunus (Portunus) hastatus (Linnaeus, 1767) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer porcellanea Herbst, 1783 accepted as Philyra porcellanea (Herbst, 1783) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer poressa Olivi, 1792 accepted as Xantho poressa (Olivi, 1792) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer potamios Olivier, 1804 accepted as Potamon potamios (Olivier, 1804) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer praedo Herbst, 1796 accepted as Pisa tetraodon (Pennant, 1777) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer pransor Herbst, 1796 accepted as Enoplolambrus pransor (Herbst, 1796) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer princeps Herbst, 1794 accepted as Hepatus pudibundus (Herbst, 1785) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer prymna Herbst, 1803 accepted as Thalamita prymna (Herbst, 1803) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer puber Linnaeus, 1767 accepted as Necora puber (Linnaeus, 1767) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer pudibundus Herbst, 1785 accepted as Hepatus pudibundus (Herbst, 1785) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer pulchellus Herbst, 1796 [in Herbst, 1791-1796] accepted as Sicyonia carinata (Brünnich, 1768) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer pulex Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Gammarus pulex (Linnaeus, 1758) (unaccepted, basionym, not code compliant)
Species Cancer punctata Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Persephona punctata (Linnaeus, 1758) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer punctatus Herbst, 1783 accepted as Myra fugax (Fabricius, 1798) (unaccepted, pre-occupied name)
Species Cancer pusillus Fabricius, 1775 accepted as Planes minutus (Linnaeus, 1758) (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Cancer pygmaeus Ortmann, 1893 accepted as Glebocarcinus amphioetus (Rathbun, 1898) (unaccepted, preoccupied name)
Species Cancer pygmeus Fabricius, 1787 accepted as Carcinus maenas (Linnaeus, 1758) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer quadrata Fabricius, 1787 accepted as Ocypode quadrata (Fabricius, 1787) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer quadratus Fabricius, 1798 accepted as Parasesarma plicatum (Latreille, 1803) (unaccepted, pre-occupied name)
Species Cancer quadridens Fabricius, 1793 accepted as Dorippe quadridens (Fabricius, 1793) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer raihoae Curtiss, 1938 accepted as Portunus (Portunus) sanguinolentus (Herbst, 1783) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer ranina Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Ranina ranina (Linnaeus, 1758) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer residuus Herbst, 1799 accepted as Thia scutellata (Fabricius, 1793) (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Cancer reticulatus Herbst, 1799 accepted as Portunus (Portunus) reticulatus (Herbst, 1799) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer rhomboidalis Montagu, 1804 accepted as Carcinus maenas (Linnaeus, 1758) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer rhomboides Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Goneplax rhomboides (Linnaeus, 1758) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer rhumphii Guérin, 1830 accepted as Lophozozymus pictor (Fabricius, 1798) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer roberti Curtiss, 1938 accepted as Ocypode cordimana Latreille, 1818 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer rostrata Linnaeus, 1761 accepted as Macropodia rostrata (Linnaeus, 1761) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer rostratus Linnaeus, 1761 accepted as Macropodia rostrata (Linnaeus, 1761) (unaccepted, basionym)
Species Cancer rotundatus Olivi, 1792 accepted as Atelecyclus rotundatus (Olivi, 1792) (unaccepted, basionym)
Species Cancer rufopunctata Herbst, 1799 accepted as Trapezia rufopunctata (Herbst, 1799) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer rugosus (Fabricius, 1775) accepted as Munida rugosa (Fabricius, 1775) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer rumphii Fabricius, 1798 accepted as Menippe rumphii (Fabricius, 1798) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer ruricola Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Gecarcinus ruricola (Linnaeus, 1758) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer sabulosus Herbst, 1799 accepted as Hypoconcha parasitica (Linnaeus, 1763) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer sagittarius Fabricius, 1793 accepted as Leptopodia sagittaria (Fabricius, 1793) (unaccepted, basionym)
Species Cancer sakaii Takeda & Miyake, 1972 accepted as Platepistoma anaglyptum (Balss, 1922) (unaccepted, unnecessary replacement name for Cancer anaglyptus Balss, 1922)
Species Cancer samuelis Curtiss, 1938 accepted as Carpilius convexus (Forskål, 1775) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer sanbonsugii Imaizumi, 1962 accepted as Anatolikos japonicus (Ortmann, 1893) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer sanguineus Linnaeus, 1771 accepted as Euryozius sanguineus (Linnaeus, 1771) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer sanguinolentus Herbst, 1783 accepted as Portunus (Portunus) sanguinolentus sanguinolentus (Herbst, 1783) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer saratan Forskål, 1775 accepted as Ocypode saratan (Forskål, 1775) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer satuak Herbst, 1782 accepted as Inachus phalangium (Fabricius, 1775) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer savignii H. Milne Edwards, 1834 accepted as Actaea savignii (H. Milne Edwards, 1834) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer saxatilis Herbst, 1785 accepted as Lophozozymus pictor (Fabricius, 1798) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer sayi Gould, 1841 accepted as Cancer irroratus Say, 1817 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer scaber Fabricius, 1798 accepted as Sphaerozius scaber (Fabricius, 1798) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer scabriuscula Fabricius, 1798 accepted as Philyra cancella (Herbst, 1783) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer scaevola Forskål, 1775 accepted as Coenobita scaevola (Forskål, 1775) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer scarpellonis Curtiss, 1938 accepted as Geograpsus crinipes (Dana, 1851) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer scavecola Forskål, 1775 accepted as Coenobita scaevola (Forskål, 1775) (unaccepted, transferred to Coenobita by Costa (1965))
Species Cancer schillinus Nardo, 1847 accepted as Crangon crangon (Linnaeus, 1758) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer sclopetarius Herbst, 1796 accepted as Clibanarius sclopetarius (Herbst, 1796) (unaccepted, transferred to Clibanarius by Stimpson (1858))
Species Cancer scopolinus Herbst, 1783 accepted as Pinnotheres pisum (Linnaeus, 1767) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer scorpio Fabricius, 1779 accepted as Inachus dorsettensis (Pennant, 1777) (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Cancer scruposa Linnaeus, 1764 accepted as Aethra scruposa (Linnaeus, 1764) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer sculptus H. Milne Edwards, 1834 accepted as Hypocolpus diverticulatus (Strahl, 1861) (unaccepted, pre-occupied name)
Species Cancer sculptus Herbst, 1794 accepted as Zosimus sculptus (Herbst, 1794) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer scutellata Fabricius, 1793 accepted as Thia scutellata (Fabricius, 1793) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer scyllarus Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Odontodactylus scyllarus (Linnaeus, 1758) (unaccepted, Basionym)
Species Cancer sebana Shaw & Nodder, 1803 accepted as Eriphia sebana (Shaw & Nodder, 1803) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer segnis Forskål, 1775 accepted as Portunus (Portunus) segnis (Forskål, 1775) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer semicylindrus Fabricius, 1798 accepted as Xenophthalmodes semicylindrus (Fabricius, 1798) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer senex Fabricius, 1798 accepted as Spiralothelphusa senex (Fabricius, 1798) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer septemdentatus Herbst, 1783 accepted as Dilocarcinus septemdentatus (Herbst, 1783) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer septemspinosa Fabricius, 1787 accepted as Arcania septemspinosa (Fabricius, 1787) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer serrata Forskål, 1775 accepted as Scylla serrata (Forskål, 1775) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer serratus Shaw, 1794 (nec Forskål, 1775) accepted as Euastacus spinifer (Heller, 1865) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer seticornis Herbst, 1788 accepted as Stenorhynchus seticornis (Herbst, 1788) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer setiferus Linnaeus, 1767 accepted as Penaeus setiferus (Linnaeus, 1767) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer setosus Fabricius, 1798 accepted as Pseudograpsus setosus (Fabricius, 1798) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer setosus Molina, 1782 accepted as Romaleon setosum (Molina, 1782) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer sexdentatus Herbst, 1783 accepted as Charybdis (Charybdis) feriata (Linnaeus, 1758) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer sexpes Fabricius, 1798 accepted as Hexapus sexpes (Fabricius, 1798) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer simmonsi Curtiss, 1938 accepted as Varuna litterata (Fabricius, 1798) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer sinica Linnaeus, 1771 accepted as Orithyia sinica (Linnaeus, 1771) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer spectabilis Herbst, 1794 accepted as Platypodiella spectabilis (Herbst, 1794) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer spinifrons Herbst, 1785 accepted as Eriphia verrucosa (Forskål, 1775) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer spinimanum H. Milne Edwards, 1834 accepted as Edwardsium spinimanus (H. Milne Edwards, 1834) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer spinipes Herbst, 1790 accepted as Mithrax aculeatus (Herbst, 1790) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer spinosus Ascanius, 1776 accepted as Lithodes maja (Linnaeus, 1758) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer spinus Sowerby, 1805 [in Sowerby, 1804-1806] accepted as Spirontocaris spinus (Sowerby, 1805 [in Sowerby, 1804-1806]) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer squamosa Herbst, 1790 accepted as Plagusia squamosa (Herbst, 1790) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer squilla Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Palaemon adspersus Rathke, 1837 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer squinado Herbst, 1788 accepted as Maja squinado (Herbst, 1788) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer strigatus Herbst, 1804 accepted as Ciliopagurus strigatus (Herbst, 1804) (unaccepted, transferred to Pagurus by Olivier (1812))
Species Cancer strigosus Linnaeus, 1761 accepted as Galathea strigosa (Linnaeus, 1761) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer strigosus Herbst, 1799 accepted as Grapsus albolineatus Latreille in Milbert, 1812 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer styx Herbst, 1803 accepted as Tylocarcinus styx (Herbst, 1803) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer sulcata Forskål, 1775 accepted as Dotilla sulcata (Forskål, 1775) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer superciliosus Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Criocarcinus superciliosus (Linnaeus, 1758) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer symmysta Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Albunea symmysta (Linnaeus, 1758) (unaccepted, Transferred to Albunea Weber, 1795; incorrect subsequent spelling)
Species Cancer symnista Linnaeus, 1767 accepted as Albunea symmysta (Linnaeus, 1758) (unaccepted, Lapsus for Cancer symmysta Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Cancer tahiticus Curtiss, 1938 accepted as Cardisoma carnifex (Herbst, 1796) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer tearlachi Curtiss, 1938 accepted as Eriphia sebana (Shaw & Nodder, 1803) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer teatae Curtiss, 1938 accepted as Macrobrachium lar (Fabricius, 1798) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer tenax Rüppell, 1830 accepted as Lydia tenax (Rüppell, 1830) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer tenuicrustatus Herbst, 1783 accepted as Grapsus tenuicrustatus (Herbst, 1783) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer testudinarius Herbst, 1791 accepted as Hippa testudinaria (Herbst, 1791) (unaccepted, Transferred to Hippa Fabricius, 1787)
Species Cancer tetragonon Herbst, 1790 accepted as Gelasimus tetragonon (Herbst, 1790) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer tetragonum Fabricius, 1798 accepted as Muradium tetragonum (Fabricius, 1798) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer tetraodon Pennant, 1777 accepted as Pisa tetraodon (Pennant, 1777) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer thalia Herbst, 1803 accepted as Micippa thalia (Herbst, 1803) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer thoe Herbst, 1803 accepted as Pilumnus thoe (Herbst, 1803) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer thunborgii Euphrasén, 1795 accepted as Cronius ruber (Lamarck, 1818) (unaccepted, nomen oblitum)
Species Cancer tibicen Herbst, 1791 accepted as Calcinus tibicen (Herbst, 1791) (unaccepted, transferred to Pagurus by Bosc (1802))
Species Cancer tinctor Fabricius, 1798 accepted as Xantho poressa (Olivi, 1792) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer tinctor Forskål, 1775 accepted as Dardanus tinctor (Forskål, 1775) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer Torrentium von Paula Schrank, 1803 accepted as Austropotamobius torrentium torrentium (von Paula Schrank, 1803) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer tranquebarica Fabricius, 1798 accepted as Scylla tranquebarica (Fabricius, 1798) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer tribulus Linnaeus, 1767 accepted as Inachus phalangium (Fabricius, 1775) (unaccepted, suppressed, ICZN Opinion 708)
Species Cancer tridens Fabricius, 1798 accepted as Geryon trispinosus (Herbst, 1803) (unaccepted, homonym of Cancer tridens Herbst, 1790)
Species Cancer tridens Herbst, 1790 accepted as Geryon trispinosus (Herbst, 1803) (unaccepted, suppressed by ICZN)
Species Cancer tridentatus Forskål, 1775 accepted as Domecia hispida Eydoux & Souleyet, 1842 (unaccepted, nomen oblitum)
Species Cancer trispinosus Herbst, 1803 accepted as Geryon trispinosus (Herbst, 1803) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer tuberculatus Herbst, 1785 accepted as Calappa hepatica (Linnaeus, 1758) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer tuberosa Pennant, 1777 accepted as Ebalia tuberosa (Pennant, 1777) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer tubularis Linnaeus, 1767 accepted as Calcinus tubularis (Linnaeus, 1767) (unaccepted, transferred to Calcinus by Holthuis (1977) as senior synonym of C. ornatus (Roux, 1830))
Species Cancer tumefacta Montagu, 1808 accepted as Ebalia tumefacta (Montagu, 1808) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer tumifrons Yokoya, 1933 accepted as Anatolikos tumifrons (Yokoya, 1933) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer tyche Herbst, 1801 accepted as Halimede tyche (Herbst, 1801) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer uca Linnaeus, 1767 accepted as Ucides cordatus (Linnaeus, 1763) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer uka Shaw & Nodder, 1803 accepted as Uca (Uca) major Herbst, 1782 (unaccepted)
Species Cancer undecimdentatus Herbst, 1783 accepted as Atelecyclus undecimdentatus (Herbst, 1783) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer urania Herbst, 1801 accepted as Coleusia urania (Herbst, 1801) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer ursus Fabricius, 1787 accepted as Notomithrax ursus (Herbst, 1788) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer ursus Herbst, 1788 accepted as Notomithrax ursus (Herbst, 1788) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer urvillei H. Milne Edwards, 1853 accepted as Cardisoma carnifex (Herbst, 1796) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer varians Olivier, 1791 accepted as Pinnotheres pisum (Linnaeus, 1767) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer variegata Rüppell, 1830 accepted as Hiplyra variegata (Rüppell, 1830) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer variegatus Fabricius, 1793 accepted as Leptograpsus variegatus (Fabricius, 1793) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer variolosa Fabricius, 1793 accepted as Symethis variolosa (Fabricius, 1793) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer variolosus Fabricius, 1798 accepted as Daira perlata (Herbst, 1790) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer velutinus Pennant, 1777 accepted as Necora puber (Linnaeus, 1767) (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Cancer velutinus Linnaeus, 1764 accepted as Guinusia chabrus (Linnaeus, 1758) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer venosa H. Milne Edwards, 1834 accepted as Liomera venosa (H. Milne Edwards, 1834) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer vermiculatus Lamarck, 1818 accepted as Glyptoxanthus vermiculatus (Lamarck, 1818) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer verrucosa Forskål, 1775 accepted as Eriphia verrucosa (Forskål, 1775) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer vespertilio Fabricius, 1793 accepted as Pilumnus vespertilio (Fabricius, 1793) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer veterum Bosc, 1801 accepted as Nepinnotheres pinnotheres (Linnaeus, 1758) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer victor Fabricius, 1781 accepted as Matuta victor (Fabricius, 1781) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer villosissimus Rafinesque, 1814 accepted as Pilumnus hirtellus (Linnaeus, 1761) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer viridis Herbst, 1783 accepted as Carcinus maenas (Linnaeus, 1758) (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Cancer vocans Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Gelasimus vocans (Linnaeus, 1758) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer vocator Herbst, 1804 accepted as Minuca vocator (Herbst, 1804) (unaccepted)
Species Cancer xaiva Molina, 1782 accepted as Taliepus dentatus (H. Milne Edwards, 1834) (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 2018-02-25
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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
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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 Linnaeus, 1758
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