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Adams, A. & A. White, 1848. Crustacea. Part 1. In: A. Adams (ed.), The zoology of the voyage of H.M.S. Samarang, under the command of Captain Sir Edward Belcher, during the years 1843-1846, 1-32, pls 1-6. Benham & Reeve, London.

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.

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.

de Man, J.G., 1879. On some new or imperfectly known Podophthalmous Crustacea of the Leyden Museum. Notes from the Leyden Museum, 1(19): 53-73. [1879/IV]

Haswell, W.A., 1882a. On some new Australian Brachyura. Proceedings of the Linnean Society of N.S.W., 6(3): 540-551.

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

Miyake, S. & M. Takeda, 1967. On some rare xanthid crabs from the Ryukyu Islands, with description of a new species. Journal of the Faculty of Agriculture, Kyushu University, 14(2): 293-302.

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)

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.

Rathbun, M.J., 1924c. Brachyura, Albuneidae and Porcellanidae. In: Results of Dr. E. Mjöberg's Swedish Scientific Expeditions to Australia 1910-1913. 37. Arkiv för Zoologi, 16(23): 1-33, figs 1-7, pl. 1.

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., 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.

Shokita, S., M. Iriondo, A. Kawakami & V. Havanont, 1998. Distribution and abundance of crustaceans in the mangrove swamp of the Okukubi River, Okinawa Island. Ann. Report Interdiscipl. Res. Inst. Environ. Sci., 17: 61-71, figs 1-6, 1 photo.

Shokita, S., Y. Fujita, T. Nagai & A. Kawakami, 2000. Decapod Crustacea in Ginowan City, Okinawa Island. History of the Ginowan City, Okinawa Prefecture, 9: 629-658.

Stimpson, W., 1858a. Prodromus descriptionis animalium evertebratorum, quae in Expeditione ad Oceanum Pacificum Septentrionalem, a Republica Federata missa, Cadwaladaro Ringgold et Johanne Rodgers ducibus, observavit et descripsit. Pars IV. Crustacea Cancroidea et Corystoidea. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia, 1858 (March), 10: 31-40.

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)

White, A., 1848a. Short Descriptions of new or little-known Decapod Crustacea. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London, 15(pt. 15, no.79) (1847): 222-228, 2 figs.

White, A., 1848b. Short Descriptions of new or little-known Decapod Crustacea. Annals and Magazine of Natural History, (2) 2: 282-288.

Forceps crab (Epixanthus dentatus)