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Alcock, A.W., 1900b. Materials for a carcinological fauna of India. No. 6. The Brachyura Catometopa or Grapsoidea. Journal of the Asiatic Society of Bengal, Calcutta, 69(3): 279-456.

Balss, H., 1934b. Sur quelques Décapodes brachyoures de Madagascar. In: A. Gruvel, Contribution à l'étude des Crustacés de Madagascar. Faune des Colonies françaises, Paris, 5(fasc. 8, no. 31): 501-528, 1 fig., 1 pl.

Balss, H., 1938a. Die Dekapoda Brachyura von Dr. Sixten Bock's Pazifik Expedition 1917-1918. Göteborges Kungliga Vetenskaps- och Vitterhets-Samhälles Handlingar, Ser. B, 5(7): 1-85, figs 1-18, pls 1-2.

Borradaile, L.A., 1900. On some Crustaceans from the South Pacific. Part IV. The Crabs. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London, 1900(4): 568-596, pls 40-42.

Bouvier, E.L., 1915b. Décapodes marcheurs (Reptantia) et Stomatopodes recueillis à l'île Maurice par M. Paul Carié. Bulletin scientifique de la France et de la Belgique, sér. 7, 48(3): 178-318 (1-141), figs 1-42, pls 4-7. [1915/V]

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Crosnier, A., 1962. Crustacés Décapodes Portunidae. Faune de Madagascar, 16: 1-154, figs 1-256, pls 1-13.

Dai, A. & S. Yang, 1991. Crabs of the China Seas, i-iv, 1-608, figs 1-295, pls 1-74. China Ocean Press, Beijing and Springer-Verlag, Berlin Heidelberg New York Tokyo, English edition. (Translation from Chinese original 1986.)

de Man, J.G., 1888d. Bericht über die von Herrn. Dr. J. Brock im indischen Archipel gesammelten Decapoden und Stomatopoden. Archiv für Naturgeschichte, Berlin, 53(pt. 1): 289-600, pls 11-22a.

de Man, J.G., 1890. Carcinological studies in the Leyden Museum. No. 4. Notes from the Leyden Museum, 12: 49-126, pls 3-6.

Edmondson, C.H., 1954. Hawaiian Portunidae. Occasional Papers of the Bernice P. Bishop Museum, Honolulu, 21(12): 217-274, figs 1-44.

Laurie, R.D., 1906. Report on the Brachyura collected by Professor Herdman, at Ceylon, in 1902. In: W.A. Herdman, Report to the Government of Ceylon on the Pearl Oyster Fisheries of the Gulf of Manaar with supplementary reports upon the Marine Biology of Ceylon by other Naturalists, part 5, suppl. Rep. 40: 349-432, figs 1-12, pls 1-2.

Michel, C., 1964. Checklist of the Crustacea Brachyura (Crabs) recorded from Mauritius. Mauritius Institute Bulletin, 6(1): 1-48.

Milne Edwards, A., 1870. Note sur le Catoptrus, nouveau genre appartenant à la division de crustacés brachyures catométopes. Annales des Sciences naturelles, Zoologie, (5) 13: 1-82.

Miyake, S., 1983. Japanese Crustacean Decapods and Stomatopods in color. Vol. II. Brachyura (Crabs), i-viii, 1-277, pls 1-64. Hoikusha, Osaka. (In Japanese; second edition in 1992)

Ortmann, A.E., 1894a. Die Decapoden-Krebse des Strassburger Museums mit besonderer Berücksichtigung der von Herrn Dr. Döderlein bei Japan und bei den Liu-Kiu-Inseln gesammelten und zur Zeit im Strassburger Museum aufbewahrten Formen. Theil VIII. Abtheilung: Brachyura (Brachyura genuina Boas), III. Unterabtheilung: Cancroidea. 2. Section: Cancrinea, 2. Gruppe: Catametopa. Zoologische Jahrbücher, Abtheilung für Systematik, Geographie und Biologie der Thiere, 7: 683-772, pl. 23.

Rathbun, M.J., 1911. Marine Brachyura. In: The Percy Sladen Trust Expedition to the Indian Ocean in 1905, under the Leadership of Mr J. Stanley Gardiner. Vol. III, part II, No. XI. Transactions of the Linnean Society of London, (Zool.), (2) 14(2): 191-261, figs 1-2, pls 15-20.

Sakai, T., 1936b. Crabs of Japan: 66 plates in life colours with descriptions. Sanseido, Tokyo (1935): 1-239, figs 1-122, 27 pages of bibliography & index, frontispiece (in colour), pls 1-66 (colour). (In Japanese)

Sakai, T., 1939. Studies on the crabs of Japan. IV. Brachygnatha, Brachyrhyncha, pp. 365-741, figs 1-129, pls 42-111, table 1. Yokendo Co., Tokyo.

Sakai, T., 1976a. Crabs of Japan and the Adjacent Seas. (In 3 volumes: (1) English text: i-xxix, 1-773, figs 1-379, (2) Plates volume: 1-16, pls 1-251, (3) Japanese text: 1-461, figs 1-2, 3 maps.) Kodansha Ltd, Tokyo.

Serène, R., 1966a. Note sur les genres Catoptrus et Libystes et les Catoptrinae (Decapoda, Brachyura). Bulletin du Muséum national d'Histoire naturelle, Paris, (2) 37(6): 989-1000, figs 1-8, pl. 1.

Stephenson, W. & B. Campbell, 1960. The Australian Portunids (Crustacea: Portunidae), IV. Remaining Genera. Australian Journal of Marine and Freshwater Research, 11(1): 73-122, figs 1-3, pls 1-6.

Stephenson, W., 1972b. An annotated check list and key to the Indo-West-Pacific swimming crabs (Crustacea: Decapoda: Portunidae). Bulletin of the Royal Society of New Zealand, 10: 1-64.

Stephenson, W., 1976. Note on Indo-West-Pacific Portunids (Decapoda, Portunidae) in the Smithsonian Institution. Crustaceana, 31(1): 11-26, fig. 1. (French summary.)

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Takeda, M. & S. Shimazaki, 1974. Studies on the Crustacea Brachyura of the Palau Islands. 2. Atelecyclidae, Portunidae, Goneplacidae, Pinnotheridae and Palicidae. Bulletin of the Liberal Arts & Science Course, Nihon University School of Medicine, 2: 41-79, fig. 1, pls 1-4.

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Zehntner, L., 1894. Crustacés de l'Archipel Malais. Voyage de MM. M. Bedot et Ch. Pictet dans l'Archipel Malais. In: Revue suisse de Zoologie et Annales du Musée d'Histoire Naturelle de Genève, 2: 135-214, pls 7-9.

Catoptrus nitidus