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Balss, H., 1922c. Östasiatische Decapoden. IV. Die Brachyrhynchen (Cancridea). Archiv für Naturgeschichte, 88A(11): 94-166, figs 1-2, pls 1-2.

Chang, C.M., 1963. A check list of Taiwan crabs with descriptions of 19 new records. Tunghai Journal, Taichung, 5(2): 95-118, figs 1-10, pls 1-2.

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.)

de Haan, W., 1833-1849. Crustacea. In: Ph.F. von Siebold, Fauna Japonica sive Descriptio Animalium, quae in Itinere per Japoniam, Jussu et Auspiciis Superiorum, qui Summum in India Batava Imperium Tenent, Suscepto, Annis 1823-1830 Collegit, Notis, Observationibus et Adumbrationibus Illustravit: ix-xvi, i-xxi, vii-xvii, 1-243, pls A-J, L-Q, 1-55, circ. tab. 2. (For dates see Sherborn & Jentink, 1895 and Holthuis, 1953.)

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Kamita, T., 1941b. Studies of the Decapod Crustaceans of Chosen. Pt. I. Crabs. The Fisheries Society of Chosen, Keijo, 1-289, figs 1-147, 2 pls, 1 map.

Kemp, S.W., 1919a. Notes on Crustacea Decapoda in the Indian Museum. No. XII. Scopimerinae. Record of the Indian Museum, 16, part 5(22): 305-348, figs 1-21, pls 12-13.

Kim, H.S. & C.Y. Chang, 1985. The brachyuran crabs of Cheju Island, Korea (Crustacea: Decapoda). The Korean Journal of Systematic Zoology, 1(1-2): 41-60, figs 1-4.

Kim, H.S., 1970. A checklist of the Anomura and Brachyura (Crustacea, Decapoda) of Korea. Seoul University Journal, Biology and Agriculture (Series B), 21: 1-34, fig. 1, pls 1-5.

Kim, H.S., 1973. A Catalogue of Anomura and Brachyura from Korea. In: Illustrated Encyclopedia of Fauna and Flora of Korea, Samhwa Publishing Company, 14: 1-694, figs 1-265, pls 1-112, tabls 1-2, 1 map. Seoul. (In Korean with English summary)

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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., 1894a. 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 VIII. Abtheilung: Brachyura (Brachyura genuina Boas), III. Unterabtheilung: Cancroidea. 2. Section: Cancrinea, 2. Gruppe: Catametopa. Zoologische Jahrbücher, Abtheilung für Systematik, Geographie und Biologie der Thiere, 7: 683-772, pl. 23.

Parisi, B., 1918. I Decapodi Giapponesi del Museo di Milano. VI. Catometopa e Paguridea. Atti Societas Italiano Sciences naturelle, 57: 90-115, figs 1-5, pl. 8. (In Italian)

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., 1935a. List of marine animals around Shimoda area. Biological report of Shimoda Marine Biological Station, Tokyo University of Literature and Science, 1: 23-85, 3 pls, 2 maps (In Japanese)

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., 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.

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Tesch, J.J., 1918a. The Decapoda Brachyura of the Siboga-Expedition. I. Hymenosomidae, Retroplumidae, Ocypodidae, Grapsidae and Gecarcinidae. Siboga Expeditie Monografie, 39C1(82): 1-148, pls 1-6.

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Yamaguchi, T., M. Takeda & K. Tokudome, 1976. A list of crabs collected in the vicinity of the Aitsu Marine Biological Station and a preliminary report on the cheliped asymmetry of the crabs. Calanus, 5: 31-46, figs., pl., 2 tabs.

Yamaguchi, T., 1993. A list of Species described in the Crustacea Volume of Fauna Japonica as belonging to the Japanese Fauna. In: T. Yamaguchi (ed.), Ph. von Siebold and Natural History of Japan. Crustacea. Carcinological Society of Japan: 571-598, figs 1-2.

Yokoya, Y., 1928. Report on the biological survey of Mutsu Bay. No. 10. Brachyura and crab-shaped Anomura. Science Reports of the Tôhoku Imp. Univ. Sendai, (4) 3(4): 757-784, figs 1-8.

Sand bubbler crab (Scopimera globosa)