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Alcock, A.W., 1900a. Materials for a Carcinological Fauna of India. No. 5. Brachyura Primigenia or Dromiacea. Journal of the Asiatic Society of Bengal, Calcutta, 68, part 2(3): 123-169, pls 3-5.

Alcock, A.W., 1901. Catalogue of the Indian Decapod Crustacea in the collection of the Indian Museum. Part I. Brachyura. Fasc. 1. Introduction and Dromides or Dromiacea (Brachyura Primigenia). Trustees of the Indian Museum, Calcutta, i-viii, 1-80, pls A & 1-7.

Balss, H., 1915. Die Decapoden des Roten Meeres. II. Anomuren, Dromiaceen und Oxystomen. In: Expeditionen S.M. Schiff Pola in das Rote Meer. Nördliche und Südliche Hälfte 1895/96-1897/98. Zoologische Ergebnisse. Vol. XXXI. Denkschriften der kaiserlichen Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Wien, Mathematisch-naturwissenschaftliche Klasse, 92(10): 1-20, figs 1-9.

Balss, H., 1934b. Sur quelques Décapodes brachyoures de Madagascar. In: A. Gruvel, Contribution à l'étude des Crustacés de Madagascar. Faune des Colonies françaises, Paris, 5(fasc. 8, no. 31): 501-528, 1 fig., 1 pl.

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.

Barnard, K.H., 1955. Additions to the fauna-list of South African Crustacea and Pycnogonida. Annals of the South African Museum, 43(1): 1-107, figs 1-53.

Borradaile, L.A., 1903b. Marine Crustaceans. IX. The Sponge-Crabs (Dromiacea). In: J.S. Gardiner (ed.), The Fauna and Geography of the Maldive and Laccadive Archipelagoes, 2(1): 574-578, pl. 33.

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]

Buitendijk, A.M., 1939. Biological results of the Snellius Expedition. V. The Dromiacea, Oxystomata and Oxyrhyncha of the Snellius Expedition. Temminckia, 4: 223-276, figs 1-27, pls 7-11.

Buitendijk, A.M., 1950. On a small collection of Decapoda Brachyura, chiefly Dromiidae and Oxyrhyncha, from the neighbourhood of Singapore. Bulletin of the Raffles Museum, Singapore, 21: 59-82.

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, 1981b. New species and new records of Chinese Dromiidae. Acta zootaxonomica sinica, 6(2): 131-139, figs 1-26, pl. 1.

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., 1929b. On a collection of Decapod and Stomatopod Crustacea from Pulau Berhala, an islet situated in the Straits of Malacca. Bijdragen tot de Dierkunde, 26: 1-26, pls 1-3.

Doflein, F., 1902. Ostasiatische Dekapoden. Abhandlungen der königlichen bayerischen Akademie der Wissenschaften, München, (2) 21(3): 613-670, figs 1-4, pls 1-6.

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., 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., 1861c. Beiträge zur Crustaceen-Fauna des Roten Meeres. Part 2. Anomura und Macrura. Sitzungsberichte der Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Wien, Mathematisch-naturwissenschaftliche Klasse, 44(1): 241-295, pls 1-3.

Hilgendorf, F., 1879. Die von Herrn W. Peters in Moçambique gesammelten Crustaceen. Monatsbericht der Königlich Preussischen Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Berlin, 1878: 782-851, 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.

Ihle, J.E.W., 1913. Die Decapoda Brachyura der Siboga-Expedition I. Dromiacea. Siboga Expeditie Monografie, 39(b): 1-96, 38 figs, pls 1-4.

Ives, J.E., 1891. Echinoderms and Arthropods from Japan. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia, 1891, (pt. II): 210-223, pls 7-12.

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.

Kensley, B., 1981b. On the zoogeography of southern African decapod Crustacea, with a distributional checklist of the species. Smithsonian Contribution to Zoology, 338: 1-64, figs 1-4, tabls 1-2.

Kossmann, R., 1880. Zoologische Ergebnisse einer Reise in die Küstengebiete des Rothen Meeres, volume 2, part 1, section III, Malacostraca. Zoologische Ergebnisse im Aufträge der königlichen Academie der Wissenschaften zu Berlin, 1880: 67-140, pls 4-15.

Lamarck, J.B.P.A. de, 1818. Histoire Naturelle des Animaux sans Vertèbres, présentant les caractères généraux et particuliers de ces animaux, leur distribution, leurs classes, leurs familles, leurs genres, et la citation des principales espèces qui s'y rapportent; précédée d'une introduction offrant la détermination des caractères essentiels de l'Animal, sa distinction du végétal et des autres corps naturels, enfin, l'Exposition des principes fondamentaux de la zoologie, 5: 1-612.

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.

Lewinsohn, C., 1977a. Die Dromiidae des Roten Meeres (Crustacea Decapoda, Brachyura). Zoologische Verhandelingen, Leiden, 151: 1-41, figs 1-9, pl. 1.

Lewinsohn, C., 1979. Researches on the coast of Somalia. The shore and dune of Sar Uanle. 21. Dromiidae (Crustacea Decapoda Brachyura). Monitore zoologico italiano (N.S.) suppl., 12(1): 1-15, figs 1-3.

Lewinsohn, C., 1984. Dromiidae (Crustacea, Decapoda, Brachyura) from Madagascar and the Seychelles. Bulletin du Muséum national d'Histoire naturelle, Paris, (4) 6, sect. A. (1): 89-129, 4 figs, 4 pls.

McLay, C.L., 1993. Crustacea Decapoda: The Sponge Crabs (Dromiidae) of New Caledonia and the Philippines with a review of the genera. In: A. Crosnier (ed.), Résultats des Campagnes MUSORSTOM, Volume 10. Mémoires du Muséum national d'Histoire naturelle, 156: 111-251, figs 1-19, tabl. 1-8.

McLay, C.L., 2001. Dynomenidae and Dromiidae (Decapoda, Brachyura) from Guam, Philippine Islands,Tonga and Samoa. Zoosystema 23(4): 807-856.

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

Milne Edwards, A., 1862a. Faune carcinologique de l'île de la Réunion. In: L. Maillard, Notes sur l'île de la Réunion (Bourbon), Paris. Annexe F de l'ouvrage intitulé: F1-F16, pls 17-19.

Milne-Edwards, H., 1837. Histoire naturelle des Crustacés, comprenant l'anatomie, la physiologie et la classification de ces animaux. Libraire Encyclopédique de Roret, Paris, Vol. 2: 1-532, pls 1-2, 7-8, 10, 14, 18-19, 21, 24. (See Holthuis, 1979, for dates of publication.)

Ng, P.K.L., T.-Y. Chan & C.-H. Wang, 2000a. The Dromiidae, Raninidae and Corystidae (Crustacea: Decapoda: Brachyura) of Taiwan. In: J.-S. Hwang et al. (eds.), Proceedings of the International Symposium on Marine Biology in Taiwan - Crustacea and Zooplankton Taxonomy, Ecology and Living Resources. Taiwan Museum Special Publication Series, No. 10.

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.

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)

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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.

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Stephensen, K., 1945. The Brachyura of the Iranian Gulf with an Appendix: The male pleopod of the Brachyura. In: Danish Scientific Investigations in Iran, Part 4. Copenhagen, E. Munksgaard: 57-237, figs 1-60.

Stimpson, W., 1858d. 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 VII. Crustacea Anomoura. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia, l0(4): 225-252. (Pages 63-90 on separate.)

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