genus Cancer


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Noun1.genus Cancer - type genus of the family Cancridae
arthropod genus - a genus of arthropods
Cancridae, family Cancridae - many of the best known edible crabs
Cancer magister, Dungeness crab - small edible crab of Pacific coast of North America
Cancer irroratus, rock crab - crab of eastern coast of North America
Cancer borealis, Jonah crab - large red deep-water crab of the eastern coast of North America
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Discussion.--Nations (1975) studied the genus Cancer and subdivided that genus into four subgenera: Cancer (Cancer)Linnaeus, 1758; C.
The genus Cancer (Crustacea: Brachyura): Systematics, biogeography and fossil record.