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Milne Edwards, A., 1861. Études zoologiques sur les Crustacés récents de la famille des Portuniens. Archives du Muséum national d'Histoire naturelle, Paris, 10: 309-421, 2 unnumbered pages, pls 28-38 (11 pls).

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Yokoya, Y., 1928. Report on the biological survey of Mutsu Bay. No. 10. Brachyura and crab-shaped Anomura. Science Reports of the Tôhoku Imp. Univ. Sendai, (4) 3(4): 757-784, figs 1-8.

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