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Anonymous, 1904. Zoological Part. In: National Monuments of Ishikawa Prefecture: i-vii, 1-92, pls 1-88. (Crabs, including Lithodidae: 47-92, pls 45-79.)

Anonymous, 1944. Left figure and legend. Newsletter, Cranbrook Institute of Science (Bloomfield Hills, Michigan), April 1944, 13(7): 4

Balss, H., 1922b. Ostasiatische Decapoden III. Die Dromiaceen, Oxystomen und Parthenopiden. Archiv für Naturgeschichte, 88A(3): 104-140, figs 1-9. (In German)

Chen, H., 1986b. Studies on the Dorippidae (Crustacea, Brachyura) of Chinese waters. Transactions of the Chinese Crustacean Society, 1: 118-139, figs 1-15. (In Chinese with English summary)

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Dawydoff, M.C., 1952. Contribution à l'étude des invertébrés de la faune marine benthique de l'Indochine. Bulletin biologique de la France et de la Belgique, supplément, 37: 1-158.

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.)

de Man, J.G., 1896b. Bericht über die von Herrn Schiffscapitän Storm zu Atjeh, an den westlichen Küsten von Malakka, Borneo und Celebes sowie in der Java-See gegammelten Decapoden und Stomatopoden. Theil III. Zoologische Jahrbücher, Abtheilung für Systematik, Geographie und Biologie der Thiere, 9: 339-386, figs 40-49. [1896/IV]

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Herklots, J.A., 1861. Catalogue des Crustacés, qui ont servi de base au système carcinologique de M. W. de Haan, rédigé d'après les collections du Musée des Pays-Bas et les Crustacés de la faune du Japon. Tijdschrift voor Entomologie, 4: 116-156. (Also published as a separate, in 1861, under title: Symbolae Carcinologicae. Études sur la classe des Crustacés, pages 1-43. Leiden.)

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Kamita, T., 1934. On the Genus Dorippe of Korea. Zoological Magazine (Dobutsugaku Zasshi), 46: 540-543. (In Japanese.)

Kamita, T., 1935. On the Brachyura of the West Korean Waters (Yellow Sea). Zoological Magazine (Dobutsugaku Zasshi), Tokyo, 47: 61-69, 4 figs. (In Japanese and English.)

Kamita, T., 1936a. Crabs from the coast of Korea Strait. Journal of the Chosen natural History Society, 21: 30-35, figs 1-2, pl. 1. (In Japanese.)

Kamita, T., 1941a. On the distribution of brachyuran Crustacea in Korea. Zoological Magazine (Dobutsugaku Zasshi), 53(5): 232-244.

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.

Kamita, T., 1963. Crabs of San-in District, including Oki Islands and its adjacent waters (Southern part of Japan Sea). Researches on Crustacea, 1: 20-31, figs 1-7.

Kaneko, S., 1958. Crustacean remains from the Holocene Deposits in Osaka City. Pt. 1. Jubilee Publication in the Commemoration of Professor H. Fujimoto Sixtieth Birthday: 331-339. (In Japanese.)

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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.

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Miyake, S., 1961b. A list of the decapod Crustacea of the Sea of Ariake, Kyushu. Records of Oceanographic Works in Japan, Spec. No. 5: 165-178.

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)

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Muraoka, K., 1985. Heike-gani (Crab with the Human Face). Aquabiology, Tokyo, 7(4): 259.

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.

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Neuville, H., 1938. Quelques remarques sur le Crabe dit "à face humaine" ou "des Samourai's" (Dorippe japonica von Siebold) et son rôle dans le folklore de l'Extrème-Orient. Bulletin du Muséum national d'Histoire naturelle, Paris, (2) 10: 48-56.

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Nishimura, S. & K. Suzuki, 1971. Common Seashore Animals of Japan in color, i-xii, 1-196, unnumbered figs, pls 1-64, maps 1-2. Osaka. (In Japanese)

Parisi, B., 1914. I Decapodi giapponesi del Museo di Milano. I. Oxystomata. Atti della Societa italiana di Scienze naturali e del Museo civico di Storia naturale, Milano, 53: 280-312 (pages 5-35 on separate), figs 1-5, pls 11-13.

Quintana, R., 1987. Late Zoeal and Early Postlarval Stages of Three Dorippid Species from Japan (Brachyura: Dorippidae: Dorippinae). Publications of the Seto Marine biological Laboratory, 32(4-6): 233-274.

Rathbun, M.J., 1902a. Japanese stalk-eyed Crustaceans. Proceedings of the United States national Museum, 26(1307): 23-55, figs 1-24.

Rathbun, M.J., 1931. New and rare Chinese crabs. Lingnan Science Journal, 8 (1929): 75-104, pls 5-15.

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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., 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., 1937a. Studies on the Crabs of Japan. II. Oxystomata. Science Reports of the Tokyo Bunrika Daigaku, (B) 3 (Suppl. no. 2): 67-192, 45 figs, pls 10-19.

Sakai, T., 1940. Bio-geographic review on the Distribution of Crabs in Japanese waters. Records of Oceanographic Works in Japan, 11(1): 27-63, figs 1-3.

Sakai, T., 1956. Crabs (edition 1), i-xii, 1-224 (Japanese text), appendix 1-60 (list of Latin names), figs 1-71, pls 1-6 (2 coloured). Shisei-Shoin, Tokyo. (In Japanese)

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.

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