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Balss, H., 1924a. Decapoden des Roten Meeres. III. Die Parthenopiden, Cyclo- und Catometopen. In: Expedition S.M. Schiff "Pola" in das Rote Meer, nördliche und südliche Hälfte 1895/96-1897/98. Zoologische Ergebnisse. XXXIV. Denkschriften der kaiserlichen Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Wien, Mathematisch-naturwissenschaftliche Klasse, 99(6): 1-18, fig. 1.

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.)

Doflein, F., 1901. Weitere Mitteilungen über dekapode Crustaceen der K. bayerischen Staatssammlungen. Sitzungsberichte der Bayerischen Akademie der Wissenschaften zu München, mathematisch-physikalische Klasse, 30 (1900): 125-145, figs 1-3.

Guinot, D., 1958. Sur une collection de Décapodes Brachyoures (Portunidae et Xanthidae) de l'île Mayotte. II. Xanthidae. Bulletin du Muséum national d'Histoire naturelle, Paris, (2) 30(1): 84-93, figs 11-17; 30(2)175-183, figs 18-27; 30(3): 276-284, figs 28-30.

Guinot, D., 1967a. La faune carcinologique (Crustacea Brachyura) de l'Océan Indien Occidental et de la Mer Rouge: Catalogue, remarques biogéographiques et bibliographiques. In: Réunion de Spécialistes C.S.A. sur les Crustacés, Zanzibar 1964. Mémoires de l'Institut fondamental d'Afrique Noire, 77 (1966): 235-352, pls 1-26, 1 table.

Guinot, D., 1967d. A propos des affinités des genres Dairoides Stebbing et Daira de Haan. In: Recherches préliminaires sur les groupements naturels chez les Crustacés, Décapodes, Brachyoures, III. Bulletin du Muséum national d'Histoire naturelle, Paris, (2) 39(3): 540-563, figs 1-36.

Guinot, D., 1969d. Sur divers Xanthidae notament sur Actaea de Haan et Paractaea gen. nov. (Crustacea Decapoda Brachyura). Cahiers du Pacifique, 13: 223-267, figs 1-36. (in French)

Guinot, D., 1971a. Recherches préliminaires sur les groupements naturels chez les crustacés decapodes brachyoures. VIII. Synthèse et bibliographie. Bulletin du Muséum national d'Histoire naturelle, Paris, 42(5): 1063-1090. (in French)

Guinot, D., 1976. Constitution de quelques groupes naturels chez les Crustacés Décapodes Brachyoures. I. La superfamille des Bellioidea Dana et trois sous-familles de Xanthidae (Polydectinae Dana, Trichiinae de Haan, Actaeinae Alcock). Mémoires du Muséum national d'Histoire naturelle, Paris, séries A, 97: 1-308, figs 1-47, pls 1-19. (in French)

Heller, C., 1861a. Synopsis der im Rothen Meer vorkommenden Crustaceen. Verhandlungen der Zoologisch-botanischen Gesellschaft in Wien, 11: 3-32.

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.

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

Kensley, B., 1970. A small collection of Decapod Crustacea from Moçambique (Cape Town). Annals of the South African Museum, 57(5): 103-122, figs 1-14.

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., 1915. Reports on the Marine Biology of the Sudanese Red Sea, from Collections made by Cyril Crossland, M.Z., B.Sc., F.Z.S., XXI. On the Brachyura. The Journal of the Linnean Society, London (Zoology), 31(209): 407-475, figs 1-5, pls 42-45.

McNeill, F.A., 1968. Crustacea, Decapoda and Stomatopoda. Scientific Reports Great Barrier Reef Expedition 1928-29, 7(1): 1-98, figs 1-2, pls 1-2.

Miers, E.J., 1884a. Crustacea (Brachyura). In: Report on the Zoological Collections made in the Indo-Pacific Ocean during the Voyage of H.M.S. Alert 1881-1882. Part I. The collections from Melanesia. Part II. The collections from the Western Indian Ocean. British Museum (Natural History), London, 8(1): 178-322, pls 18-32.

Miyake, S., K. Sakai & S. Nishikawa, 1962. A fauna-list of the decapod Crustacea from the coasts washed by the Tsushima Warm Current. Records of Oceanographic Works in Japan, Special no. 6: 121-131.

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.

Miyake, S., 1961a. Fauna and Flora of the Sea around the Amakusa Marine Biological Laboratory. Part II. Decapod Crustacea, pp. i-iv, 1-30. Amakusa Mar. Biol. Lab., Kyushu Univ. Publ. (In Japanese)

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)

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.

Nobili, M.G., 1906b. Faune carcinologique de la Mer Rouge. Décapodes et Stomatopodes. Annales des Sciences naturelles, Zoologie, (9) 4(1-3): 1-347, figs 1-12, pls 1-11.

Odhner, T., 1925. Monographierte Gattungen der Krabben-familie Xanthidae. I. Göteborgs Kungliga Vetenskaps- och Vitterhets-Samhälles Handlingar, (4) 29(1): 1-92, figs 1-7, pls 1-5. (in German)

Ortmann, A.E., 1893b. Die Decapoden-Krebse des Strassburger Museums, mit besonderer Berücksichtigung der von Herrn Dr. Döderlein bei Japan und bei den Liu-Kiu-Inseln gesammelten und zur zeit im Strassburger Museum aufbewahrten Formen. Theil VII. Abteilung Brachyura (Brachyura genuina Boas), II. Unterabteilung: Cancroidea, 2. Section: Cancrinea, 1. Gruppe: Cyclometopa. Zoologische Jahrbücher, Abtheilung für Systematik, Geographie und Biologie der Thiere, 7: 411-495, pl. 17.

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., 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.

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., 1965b. The Crabs of Sagami Bay, collected by His Majesty the Emperor of Japan, i-xvi, 1-206 (English text), figs 1-27, pls 1-100: 1-92 (Japanese text): 1-26 (references and index in English): 27-32 (index in Japanese), 1 map. Maruzen 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.

Serène, R., 1961. Les espèces Indo-pacifiques d'Actea et celles des genres Pseudactea et Banareia. Bulletin de la Societé zoologique de France, 86(2-3): 195-212.

Serène, R., 1984. Crustacés Décapodes Brachyoures de l'Océan Indien occidental et de la Mer Rouge, Xanthoidea: Xanthidae et Trapeziidae. Avec un addendum par Crosnier (A): Carpiliidae et Menippidae. Faune Tropicale, no. XXIV: 1-349, figs A-C + 1-243, pls 1-48. (In French) (Translated into English by R.W. Ingle).

Takeda, M., 1978a. Brachyura. In: T. Kikuchi & S. Miyake (eds), Fauna and Flora of the Sea around the Amakusa Marine Biological Laboratory. Part 2. Decapod Crustacea. Contrib. Amakusa mar. biol. Lab. Kyushu University, (245): 32-45.

Wada, K., 1995. Brachyura. In: S. Nishimura, Guide to seashore animals of Japan with color pictures and keys. Vol. 2: 379-418, pls 101-118. (In Japanese)

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.

Actaea polyacantha