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Ahmad, M.F., S.M. Sayed, S.I. Karim, M.S. Niazi, T. Jawaid & M.M. Zaman, 1973. Marine fauna supplement. Records of the Zoological Survey of Pakistan, 4(1-2): i-iv, 68 pp.

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Apel, M. & V.A. Spiridonov, 1998. Taxonomy and Zoogeography of the portunid crabs (Crustacea: Decapoda: Brachyura: Portunidae) of the Arabian Gulf and adjacent waters. Fauna of Arabia, 17: 159-331, figs 1-117, tables 1-7.

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Chopra, B.N. & K.N. Das, 1937. Further notes on Crustacea Decapoda in the Indian Museum. IX. On three collections of crabs from Tavoy and Mergui Archipelago. Record of the Indian Museum, Calcutta, 39(4): 377-434, figs 1-21, pl. 6.

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Fabricius, J.C., 1798. Supplementatum Entomologiae systematicae, pp. 1-572. Hafniae, Proft & Storch.

Guinot, D., 1962c. Sur une collection de Crustacés Décapodes Brachyoures de Mer Rouge et de Somalie. Remarques sur les genres Calappa Weber, Menaethiops Alcock, Tyche Bell, Ophthalmias Rathbun et Stilbognathus von Martens. Bollettino del Museo Civico di Storia Naturale di Venezia, 15 (1964): 7-63, figs 1-39, pls 1-4.

Hashmi, S.S., 1963a. Carcinological Fauna of Karachi. Agriculture Pakistan, 14(2): 237-243.

Henderson, J.R., 1893. A contribution to Indian Carcinology. The Transactions of the Linnean Society of London, (series 2, Zoology) 5(1): 325-458, pls 36-40.

Huang, J.-F. & H.-P. Yu, 1997. Illustrations of swimming crabs from Taiwan. National Museum of Marine Biology & Aquarium, pp. 1-181, figs (In Chinese)

Kazmi, Q.B. & M.A. Kazmi, 1987. Crustacean fauna (Stomatopoda and Decapoda) of the Manora Island, Karachi coast. Zoologica Pakistan, 1(1): 45-63.

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Mustaquim, J. & M.M. Rabbani, 1976. Species of Portunid crabs (Decapoda, Brachyura) from Karachi. Pakistan Journal of scientific and industrial Research, 19(3-4): 161-164.

Ortmann, A.E., 1893a. Die Decapoden-Krebse des Strassburger Museums, mit besonderer Berücksichtigung der von Herrn Dr. Döderlein bei Japan und bei den Liu-Kiu-Inseln gesammelten und z.Z. im Strassburger Museum aufbewahrten Formen. Theil VI. Abtheilung: Brachyura (Brachyura genuina Boas), 1. Unterabtheilung: Majoidea und Cancroidea, 1. Section Portuninea. Zoologische Jahrbücher, Abtheilung für Systematik, Geographie und Biologie der Thiere, 7(1): 23-88, pl. 3.

Rathbun, M.J., 1910a. The Brachyura. In: The Danish Expedition to Siam, 1899-1900. V. Kongelige Danske Videnskabernes Selskabs Skrifter, Kjøbenhavn, (7) 5(4): 301-367, figs 1-44, pls 1-2, 1 map.

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.

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

Tirmizi, N.M. & Q.B. Kazmi, 1996. Marine Fauna of Pakistan, 6: Crustacea: Brachyura, Brachyrhyncha, Part 2: Portunidae. 72 pp, 2 pls. Marine Reference Collection Center, University of Karachi.

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Charybdis lucifera