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Alcock, A.W., 1899a. Materials for a carcinological fauna of India. No. 4. The Brachyura Cyclometopa. Part 2. A revision of the Cyclometopa with an account of the families Portunidae, Cancridae and Corystidae. Journal of the Asiatic Society of Bengal, Calcutta, 68, part 2(1): 1-104, pls 1-2.

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.

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.

Barnard, K.H., 1950. Descriptive catalogue of South African Decapod Crustacea (Crabs and Shrimps). Annals of the South African Museum, 38: 1-837, figs 1-154.

Basson, P.W., J.E. Burchard, J.H. Hardy, & A.R.G. Price, 1977. Biotopes of the Western Arabian Gulf. Marine Life and Environments of Saudi Arabia: 1-284. ARAMCO, Dharhan.

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.

Borradaile, L.A., 1902a. Marine Crustaceans. I. On varieties. II. Portunidae. In: J.S. Gardiner (ed.), The Fauna and Geography of the Maldive and Laccadive Archipelagoes, 1(2): 191-208, figs 35-38.

Campbell, B.M. & W. Stephenson, 1970. The sublittoral Brachyura (Crustacea: Decapoda) of Moreton Bay. Memoirs of the Queensland Museum, 15(4): 235-302, figs 1-49, pl. 22.

Chen, H., 1975. Studies on the crabs of Xisha Islands, Guandong Provence, China. I. Studia marina sinica, 10: 157-179, figs 1-12, pls 1-3. (In Chinese with English summary.)

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

Dai, A. & Z. Xu, 1991. A preliminary study on the crabs of the Nansha Islands, China. In: Symposium of Marine Biological Research from Nansha Islands and adjacent seas. Collected Papers, No. 3: 1-47, figs 1-28.

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.)

Dai, A., S. Yang, Y. Song & G. Chen, 1986. Crabs of Chinese Seas, i-iv, 1-642, figs 1-295, pls 1-74. Ocean Press, Beijing. (In Chinese.)

Dana, J.D., 1852c. Crustacea. United States Exploring Expedition during the years 1838, 1839, 1840, 1841, 1842, under the command of Charles Wilkes, U.S.N., 13(pt. 1): i-viii, 1-685, pl. 8.

Dana, J.D., 1855. Crustacea. United States Exploring Expedition during the years 1838, 1839, 1840, 1841, 1842 under the command of Charles Wilkes, U.S.N., 14(Atlas): 1-27, pls 1-96.

de Man, J.G., 1887c. Report on the Podophthalmous Crustacea of the Mergui Archipelago, collected for the Trustees of the Indian Museum, Calcutta, by Dr. John Anderson, F.R.S. Superintendent of the Museum. Part II. Journal of the Linnean Society of London, (Zoology), 22(137): 65-128, pls 4-8.

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., 1895a. Bericht über die von Herrn Schiffscapitän Storm zu Atjeh, an den westlichen Küsten von Malakka, Borneo und Celebes sowie in der Java-See gesammelten Decapoden und Stomatopoden. (In 6 parts). Zoologische Jahrbücher, Abteilung für Systematik, Geographie und Biologie der Thiere. Vol. 8(Teil 1): 485-609, figs 1-15, pls 12-14. [1895/VII]

de Man, J.G., 1902a. Die von Herrn Professor Kükenthal im indischen Archipel gesammelten Dekapoden und Stomatopoden. In: W. Kükenthal, Ergebnisse einer zoologischen Forschungsreise in den Molukken und Borneo, in Aufträge der Senckenberg. Naturforsch. Gesellschaft ausgeführt von Dr. Willy Kükenthal. Abhandlungen der Senckenbergischen naturforschenden Gesellschaft, 25(3): 465-929, pls 19-27.

Edmondson, C.H., 1923. Crustacea from Palmyra and Fanning Islands. Bulletin of the Bernice P. Bishop Museum, Honolulu, 5: 1-43, figs 1-3, pls 1-2.

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

Forest, J. & D. Guinot, 1961. Crustacés Décapodes Brachyoures de Tahiti et des Tuamotu. In: Expédition française sur les récifs coralliens de la Nouvelle Calédonie. Vol. Préliminaire: i-xi, 1-195, figs 1-178, pls 1-18, 7 maps, tabls 1-3. Éditions de la Fondation Singer-Polignac.

Guérin-Méneville, F.E., 1829-1844. Crustacés. Iconographie du Règne Animal de G. Cuvier, ou représentation d'après nature de l'une des espèces les plus remarquables, et souvent non encore figurées, de chaque genre d'animaux, avec un texte descriptif mis au courant de la science. Ouvrage pouvant servir d'atlas à tous les traités de Zoologie (Crustacés): 1-48, pls 1-35. Paris et Londres. (Text (7 September 1844), plate 1 (21 March 1829), 2 (18 July 1829), 3 (1831?-1832), 4 (1831?-1837), 5 (2 June 1832), 6 (1831?-1833), 7 (1831?-1834), 8 (1831?-1832), 8bis, 9 (1831?-1833), 10 (2 June 1832), 11 (1831?-1833), 12 (14 July 1832), 13 (1831?-1833), 14 (14 July 1832), 15 (1831?-1835), 16 (1831?-1833), 17, 18 (April 1836), 19 (1831?-1837), 20, 21 (1836-1837), 22-24 (1831?-1837), 25 (April 1836), 26, 27 (1836), 28-31 (1836-1837), 32-34 (1837), 35 (December 1837).)

Hashmi, S.S., 1964. Some additions to the check list of crabs of Karachi and notes on habit and habitat of Podophthalmus vigil (Fabricius) and Macrophthalmus sp. Agriculture Pakistan, 15(4): 451-454.

Heller, C., 1861b. Beiträge zur Crustaceen-Fauna des Roten Meeres. Part 1. Sitzungsberichte der Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Wien, Mathematisch-naturwissenschaftliche Klasse, 43(1): 297-374, pls 1-4.

Herbst, J.F.W., 1803. Versuch einer Naturgeschichte der Krabben und Krebse, nebst einer systematischen Beschreibung ihrer verschiedenen Arten, 3(3): 1-54, pls 55-58.

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)

Jeng, M.-S, 1997. Studies on the land and aquatic decapod crustacean fauna of the Kenting National Park (II) Communities of decapod crustaceans around the sea. ii+66 pp. Ministry of the Interior, Taipei. (in Chinese with English abstract)

Kalopissis, J. & V. Kalopissis, 1984. Thalamita admete Herbst dans les eaux du Golfe Saronique. Biologia Gallo-Hellenica, 11(1): 133-136.

Klunzinger, C.B., 1913. Die Rundkrabben (Cyclometopa) des Roten Meeres. Abhandlungen der kaiserlich Leop.-Carol. Deutschen Akademie der Naturforscher Halle, 99(2): 97-402, figs 1-4, pls 5-11.

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.

Lenz, H., 1905. Ostafrikanische Dekapoden und Stomatopoden, gesammelt von Herrn Prof. Dr. A. Voeltzkow. In: A. Voeltzkow, Wissenschaftliche Ergebnisse der Reisen in Madagaskar und Ostafrika in den Jahren 1889-1895. Vol. 3. Abhandlungen der Senckenbergischen naturforschenden Gesellschaft, 27(4): 341-392, pls 47-48.

Lin, C.C., 1949. A catalogue of Brachyurous Crustacea of Taiwan. Quarterly Journal of the Taiwan Museum, 2(1): 10-33.

Maki, M. & K. Tsuchiya, 1923. Illustrations of the Decapod Crustaceans of Formosa. Report of the Department of Agriculture, Government of Research Institute of Taihoku, 3: i-xi, 1-215, pls 1-24. (in Japanese)

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

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.

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).

Milne Edwards, A., 1873a. Recherches sur la faune carcinologique de la Nouvelle-Calédonie. Part II. Groupe des Cyclométopes Portuniens. Nouvelles archives du Muséum national d'Histoire naturelle, Paris, 9: 155-332, pls 4-18.

Milne-Edwards, H., 1836-1844. Crustacés. In: Cuvier, G., Le Règne animal, distribué d'après son organisation, pour sevir de base à l'histoire naturelle des animaux, et d'introduction à l'anatomie comparée: 1-278, Atlas, pls 1-80. Paris. (According to Cowan (1976: 60), the text and plates of this work were published in 23 parts (livraisons) between September 1836 and March 1844. These parts are summarized here as follows: main part number (equivalent Crustacea part number): pages, plates, (date): 8(1): 1-8, pls 1, 7, 22, 26, September 1836; 20(2): 9-16, pls 2, 17, 24, 41, March 1837; 33(3): 17-24, pls 25, 42, 47, 48, October 1837; 38(4): 25-32, pls 37, 38, 44, 50, January 1838; 51(5): 33-40, pls 8, 20, 29, 33, July 1838; 60(6): 41-48, pls 9, 21, 27, 40, November 1838; 70(7): 49-56, pls 23, 30, 31, 45, April 1839; 73(8): 57-64, pls 43, 46, 58, 61, June 1839. 87(9): 65-72, pls 28, 49, 65, 66, January 1840; 90(10): 73-80, pls 3, 36, 71, 71bis, February 1840; 95(11): 81-88, pls 19, 32, 34bis, 67, May 1840; 99(12): 89-96, pls 10, 11bis, 34, 51, July 1840; 107(13): 97-104, pls 4, 12, 76, November 1840; 110(14): 105-112, pls 52, 53, 55, 59, December 1840; 118(15): 113-120, pls 5, 18, 54, 55bis, April 1841; 120(16): 121-128, pls 16, 39, 56, 77, May 1841; 149(17): 129-136, pls 6, 15, 35, 60, July 1842; 157(18): 137-144, pls 11, 14, 64, 69, November 1842; 176(19): 145-176, pls 13, 68, 70, July 1843; 180(20): 177-184, pls 57, 62, 62bis, 63, August 1843; 184(21): 185-216, pls 54bis, 74, 75, October 1843; 188(22): 217-248, pls 70bis, 72, 78, December 1843; 194(23): 249-278 + 5, pls 73, 79, 80, March 1844.)

Minei, H., 1971. Studies on the Portunids (Decapoda, Portunidae) of the Ryukyu Island. Biological Magazine, Okinawa, 8: 63-71, pls 1-4.

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.

Ortmann, A.E., 1894b. Crustaceen. In: R. Semon (ed.), Zoologische Forschungsreisen in Australien und dem Malayischen Archipel ausgeführt in den Jahren 1891-93. V. Denkschriften der medizinisch-naturwissenschaftlichen Gesellschaft, Jena, 8: 1-80, pls 1-13.

Parisi, B., 1916. I Decapodi Giapponesi del Museo di Milano. IV. Cyclometopa. Atti Societas Italiano Sciences naturelle, 55: 153-190, 4 figs, pls 7-11. (in Italian)

Paulson, O.M., 1875. Izledovaniya rakoobraznykh krasnago morya s zametkami otnositel 'no rakoobraznykh drugikh morei. Tchasst I. Podophthalmata i Edriophthalmata (Cumacea). (Studies on Crustacea of the Red Sea with notes regarding other Seas, Part I). Kiev Kul'zhenko, i-xiv, 1-144, pls 1-21. (In Russian)

Rathbun, M.J., 1906. The Brachyura and Macrura of the Hawaiian Islands. Bulletin of the United States Fish Commission, 23(3): i-viii, 827-930, figs 1-79, pls 1-24.

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.

Rathbun, M.J., 1914c. Stalk-eyed Crustaceans collected at the Monte Bello Islands. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London: 653-664, pls 1-2.

Sakai, K., 1999. J.F.W. Herbst - collection of Decapod Crustacea of the Berlin Zoologica Museum, with remarks on certain species. Naturalists, Publications of Tokushima Biological Laboratory, Shikoku University, 6: 1-45, pls 1-21.

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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.

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