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Genus Cancer

Slender Crab - Cancer gracilis Red Rock Crab - Cancer productus Red Rock Crab - Cancer productus Crab - Cancer Cancer irroratus Cancer irroratus Cancer productus - male Cancer irroratus? - Cancer
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Crustacea (Crustaceans)
Class Malacostraca (Malacostracans)
Superorder Eucarida (Eucarida (Crabs, Crayfish, Shrimp, etc.))
Order Decapoda (Crabs, Crayfishes, Lobsters, Prawns, and Shrimp)
Infraorder Brachyura (True Crabs)
Family Cancridae (Rock Crabs)
Genus Cancer
Explanation of Names
Cancer Linnaeus, 1758
Cancer (L). 'a crab' (1)
Works Cited
1.Dictionary of Word Roots and Combining Forms
Donald J. Borror. 1960. Mayfield Publishing Company.