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Crosnier, A. & B. Thomassin, 1974. Sur des crabes de la famille des Portunidae (Crustacea Decapoda) nouveaux pour Madagascar ou rares. Bulletin du Muséum national d'Histoire naturelle, Paris, (3) 241: 1097-1118.

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.)

Ho, P.-H. & H.-C. Liu, 2000. New records of swimming crabs (Crustacea: Decapoda: Portunidae) from Taiwan. Journal of Taiwan Museum, in preparation.

Leene, J.E., 1938. The Decapoda Brachyura of the Siboga-Expedition. VII. Brachygnatha: Portunidae. Siboga Expeditie Monografie, 39C3(livr. 131): i-iv, 1-156, 87 figs.

Miers, E.J., 1886. Report on the Brachyura collected by H.M.S. Challenger during the years 1873-1876. In: C.W. Thompson & J. Murray, Report on the Scientific Results of the exploring Voyage of H.M.S. Challenger during the years 1873-1876, under the command of Captain George S. Nares, R.N., F.R.S. and the Late Captain Frank Tourle Thomson, R.N., Zoology, 17(2): i-xli, 1-362, pls 1-29.

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)

Moosa, M.K., 1996. Crustacea Decapoda: Deep-water swimming crabs from the South-West Pacific, particularly New Caledonia (Brachyura, Portunidae). In: A. Crosnier (ed.), Résultats des Campagnes MUSORSTOM, Volume 15. Mémoires du Muséum national d'Histoire naturelle, 168: 503-530, figs 1-10.

Muraoka, K., 1998. Catalogue of the Brachyuran and Anomuran Crabs donated by Prof. Dr. Tune Sakai to the Kanagawa Prefectural Museum. Catalogue of the Collection in the Kanagawa Prefectural Museum of Natural History, 11: 5-67, pls 1-16.

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.

Sakai, T., 1978. Decapod Crustacea from the Emperor Seamount Chain. Researches on Crustacea, 8 (Suppl.): 1-39, figs 1-24, pls 1-4. (In English & Japanese.)

Spiridonov, V.A., 1994. The swimming crabs (Crustacea, Brachyura, Portunidae) of submerged rises and insular shelves of the Atlantic and the Indian Ocean. In: A.P. Kuznetsov & A.N. Mironov (eds), Bottom fauna of seamounts. Transactions of the P. P. Shirshov Institute of Oceanology, 129: 126-152, pls 1-7. (In Russian with English summary)

Stebbing, T.R.R., 1893. A History of Crustacea. Recent Malacostraca. The International Scientific Series, London, 74: i-xvii, 1-466, figs 1-32, pls 1-19.

Stephenson, W. & M. Rees, 1968a. A revision of the genus Ovalipes Rathbun, 1898 (Crustacea, Decapoda, Portunidae). Records of the Australian Museum, 27(2): 213-261, figs 1-4, pls 35-42.

Stephenson, W., 1972a. Portunid crabs from the Indo-West-Pacific and Western America in the Zoological Museum, Copenhagen (Decapoda, Brachyura, Portunidae). Steenstrupia, 2(9): 127-156, figs 1-7.

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.)

Suzuki, K. & Y. Kurata, 1967. On the carcinological fauna of the Izu-Oshima and its adjacent islands. Researches on Crustacea, 3: 86-104, figs 1-2, pls 8-9.

Takeda, M., 1975a. Crabs from the East China Sea. VI. A collection from off the Danjo Islands made by the R/V Hakuhô Maru Cruise KH-74-3. Bulletin of the National Science Museum, Tokyo, Series A, 1(3): 137-156, figs 1-4, pls 1-3.

Yokoya, Y., 1933. On the Distribution of Decapod Crustaceans inhabiting the Continental Shelf around Japan, chiefly based upon the Materials collected by S.S. Sôyô-Maru, during the years 1923-1930. Journal of the College of Agriculture, Tokyo Imperial University, 12(1): 1-226, figs 1-71, tabls 1-4.

Zarenkov, N.A., 1994. Crabs from seamounts of the western part of the Indian Ocean. In: A.P. Kuznetsov & A.N. Mironov (eds), Bottom fauna of seamounts. Transactions of the P. P. Shirshov Institute of Oceanology, 129: 97-125, pls 1-14. (In Russian with English summary)

Ovalipes iridescens