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Alcock, A.W., 1898. Materials for a carcinological fauna of India. No. 3. The Brachyura Cyclometopa. Part 1. The Family Xanthidae. Journal of the Asiatic Society of Bengal, Calcutta, 67, part 2(1): 67-233.

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.

Boone, L., 1934. Crustacea: Stomatopoda and Brachyura. Scientific Results of the World Cruise of the Yacht Alva, 1931, William K. Vanderbilt, Commanding. Bulletin of the Vanderbilt Marine Museum, 5: 1-210, pls 1-109.

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., 1902b. Marine Crustaceans. III. The Xanthidae and some other crabs. In: J.S. Gardiner (ed.), The Fauna and Geography of the Maldive and Laccadive Archipelagoes, being the Account of the Work carried on and the Collections made by an Expedition during the years 1899-1900. Transactions of the Linnean Society of London, (Zoology), 1(3): 237-271, figs 41-60. Cambridge University Press.

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]

Crosnier, A., 1984b. Familles des Carpiliidae et des Menippidae. In: Serène, R., Crustacés Décapodes Brachyoures de l'Océan Indien occidental et de la Mer Rouge, Xanthoidea: Xanthidae et Trapeziidae. Faune Tropicale, XXIV: 299-313, figs 208-243 pls 44E-F, 45A-F, 46A-D, 47A-D, 48A-B.

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.

de Man, J.G., 1887d. Bericht über die von Herrn. Dr. J. Brock im indischen Archipel gesammelten Decapoden und Stomatopoden. Archiv für Naturgeschichte, Berlin, 53(1): 215-288, pls 7-10. (For dates of publication see Clark, Harrison & Goodman, 1990.)

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., 1946. Reef and shore fauna of Hawaii. Special Publications of the Bernice P. Bishop Museum, Honolulu, 22: i-iii, 1-381, figs 1-223. (Revised edition of 1933.)

Edmondson, C.H., 1962a. Xanthidae of Hawaii. Occasional Papers of the Bernice P. Bishop Museum, Honolulu, 22(13): 215-309, figs 1-34.

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.

Guinot, D., 1968c. Recherches préliminaires sur les groupements naturels chez les Crustacés, Décapodes, Brachyoures. VI. Les Carpilinae. Bulletin du Muséum national d'Histoire naturelle, Paris, (2) 40(2): 320-334, figs 1-16, pls 1-2.

Herbst, J.F.W., 1783. Versuch einer Naturgeschichte der Krabben und Krebse nebst einer systematischen Beschreibung ihrer verschiedenen Arten, 1(2-5): 87-182, pls 2-9.

Herbst, J.F.W., 1790. Versuch einer Naturgeschichte der Krabben und Krebse, nebst einer systematischen Beschreibung ihrer verschiedenen Arten, 1(8): 239-274, pls 18-21.

Herbst, J.F.W., 1804. Versuch einer Naturgeschichte der Krabben und Krebse nebst einer systematischen Beschreibung ihrer verschiedenen Arten, 3(4): 1-49, pls 59-62.

Holthuis, L.B., 1953. Enumeration of the Decapod and Stomatopod Crustacea from Pacific Coral Islands. Atoll Research Bulletin, 24: 1-66, 2 maps. Mimeogr.

Horikawa, Y., 1940. On crabs in Taiwan. Science in Taiwan, 8(1): 21-31.

Hwang, J.-J. & H.-P. Yu, 1980. A fauna-list of the Crustacea from Lan-Yu Island. Annual of Taiwan Museum, 23: 151-180. (in Chinese)

Jeng, M.-S., R.-G. Chan, H.-R. Fung, & Q.-S. Chen, 1997. Northeast Coast Scenic Area. Investigations into ecological resources and monitering. 194 pp. Ministry of Transport and Tourism. Taipei. (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)

Lenz, H., 1901. Crustaceen. Ergebnisse einer Reise nach dem Pacific (Schauinsland 1896-1897). Zoologische Jahrbücher, Abteilung fur Systematik, 14(5): 429-482, pl. 32.

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

Linnaeus, C., 1758. Systema Naturae per Regna tria Naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. (ed. 10), 1(2): i-iii, 1-823 (Animalia) (625-634 for Cancer), 825-1384 (Vegitabilia) Holmiae.

McCulloch, A.R. & F.A. McNeill, 1923. Notes on Australian Decapoda. Records of the Australian Museum, 14: 49-59, figs 1-2, pls 9-11.

McNeill, F.A., 1926b. The Biology of North-West Islet, Capricorn Group (Queensland). (J.) Crustacea. Australian Zoologist, 4(5): 299-318, figs 1-2, pl. 41.

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, H., 1834. Histoire Naturelle des Crustacés, comprenant l'anatomie, la physiologie et la classification de ces animaux. Libraire Encyclopédique de Roret, Paris, Vol. 1: i-xxxv, 1-468, pls 3, 5-6, 15-17, 20, 22-23, 25. (See Holthuis, 1979, for dates of publication.)

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.)

Miyake, S., 1936c. Reports on the Brachyura of Riu-kiu Islands, collected by the Yaeyama expeditions during the years 1932-1934. II. A list of the known species of the Brachyura from Ishigaki-Shima. Annotationes zoologicae japonenses, 15(4): 506-513.

Miyake, S., 1939b. Notes on Crustacea Brachyura collected by Professor Teiso Esaki's Micronesia Expeditions 1937-1938 together with a check list of Micronesian Brachyura. Records of Oceanographic Works in Japan, National Research Council (Tokyo), 10(2): 168-247, figs 1-13, pls 12-17, 1 table.

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.

Ng, P.K.L., 1998c. Crabs. In: K.E. Carpenter & N. Volker (eds.), FAO Species Identification Guide for fishery purposes. the living marine Resources of the Western Central Pacific. Volume 1. Food and Agriculture Organisation, Rome: 1046-1155.

Nobili, M.G., 1907. Riserche sui Crostacei della Polinesia (Decapodi, Stomatopodi, Anisopodi e Isopodi). Memorie della Reale Accademia delle Scienze di Torino, (2) 57: 351-430, pls 1-3.

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.

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.

Sakai, T., 1934a. Brachyura from the coast of Kyushu, Japan. Science Reports of the Tokyo Bunrika Daigaku, (B) 1(25): 281-330, figs 1-26, pls 17-18 (in colour).

Sakai, T., 1936a. Report on the Brachyura collected by Mr. F. Hiro at Palao Islands. Science Reports of the Tokyo Bunrika Daigaku, (B) 2(37): 155-177, figs 1-7, pls 12-14.

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., 1954. Preliminary report on the Brachyuran Crustacea of Hachijo Island. Records of Oceanographic Works in Japan, 1(2): 73-77.

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.

Schenkel, E., 1902. Beitrag zur Kenntnis der Dekapodenfauna von Celebes. Verhandlungen der naturforschenden Gesellschaft in Basel, 13(3): 485-585, pls 7-13.

Stebbing, T.R.R., 1920b. South African Crustacea (Part X of S. A. Crustacea, for the Marine Investigations in South Africa). Annals of the South African Museum, 17(4): 231-272, pls 18-27(or vol 17: 98-107 of Crustacea).

Stimpson, W., 1907. Report on the Crustacea (Brachyura and Anomura) collected by the North Pacific Exploring Expedition, 1853-1856. Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections, Washington, 49(1717): 1-240, pls 1-26.

Takeda, M., 1976a. Studies on the Crustacea Brachyura of the Palau Islands. 3. Xanthidae. Researches on Crustacea, 7: 69-99, pls 9-11. (Japanese summary.)

Tweedie, M.W.F., 1950b. The fauna of the Cocos-Keeling Islands. Brachyura and Stomatopoda. Bulletin of the Raffles Museum, Singapore, 22: 105-148, figs 1-4, pls 16-17.

Urita, T., 1926a. A check-list of Brachyura found in Kagoshima Prefecture, Japan. Tshingtao Times: i-iii, 1-41, 1 map.

Wang, C.-H. & C.-W. Chen, 1981. The list of Brachyurous collections at Taiwan Museum (I). Annual of Taiwan Museum, 24: 149-156. (in Chinese with English abstract)

Wang, C.-H. & H.-C. Liu, 1996a. Common Seashore crabs of Taiwan. Taiwan Museum, Taipei, pp 1-138. (in Chinese)

Wang, C.-H. & H.-C. Liu, 1998. Common Seashore Crabs of Taiwan. (Second edition) 136 pp. Taiwan Museum, Taipei. (in Chinese)

Ward, M., 1933a. The true crabs of the Capricorn Group, Queensland (Class Crustacea, Order Decapoda Brachyura). Part 1. Xanthidae. Australian Zoologist, Sydney, 7(5) (1932): 237-255.

Ward, M., 1942b. Notes on the Crustacea of the Desjardins Museum, Mauritius Institute, with descriptions of new genera and species. Bulletin of the Mauritius Institute, Port Louis, 2(2): 49-113, pls 5-6.

Yu, H.-P., M.-S. Jeng, T.-Y. Chan, P.-H. Ho & J.-Y. Shy, 1996. Studies on the land and aquatic decapod crustacean fauna of the Kenting National Park. ii+79 pp. Ministry of the Interior, Taipei. (in Chinese with English abstract)

Seven-eleven crab (Carpilius maculatus)