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Alcock, A.W., 1896. Materials for a carcinological fauna of India. No. 2. The Brachyura Oxystomata. Journal of the Asiatic Society of Bengal, 65, part2(2): 134-296, pls 6-8.

André, M., 1931. Crustacés Décapodes provenant de l'Institut océanographique de Nha-Trang (Annam). 1. Brachyura. Bulletin du Muséum national d'Histoire naturelle, Paris, (2) 3(7): 638-650.

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

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.

Boone, L., 1934. Crustacea: Stomatopoda and Brachyura. Scientific Results of the World Cruise of the Yacht Alva, 1931, William K. Vanderbilt, Commanding. Bulletin of the Vanderbilt Marine Museum, 5: 1-210, pls 1-109.

Boone, L., 1938. Marine Algae, Coelenterata, Annelida, Echinodermata, Crustacea, Mollusca. Scientific Results of the World Cruise of the Yachts Ara 1928-1929, and Alva 1931-1932, Alva Mediterranean Cruise 1933, and Alva South American Cruise 1935, William K. Vanderbilt, Commanding. Bulletin of the Vanderbilt Marine Museum, 7(5), 372 pp, 152 pls. (197-281 pp, pls 72-109 for Systematic Discussion Crustacea).

Borradaile, L.A., 1903a. Marine Crustaceans. IV. Some remarks on the classification of the crabs. V. The Crabs of the Catometope families. VI. The sand Crabs (Oxystomata). VII. The Barnacles. In: J.S. Gardiner (ed.), The Fauna and Geography of the Maldive and Laccadive Archipelagoes, being the Account of the Work Carried on and of the Collections Made by an Expedition During the Years 1899 and 1900, 1(4): 424-443, pls 22. (1(4): 424-429, fig. 110; 1(4): 429-433, figs 111-114; 1(4): 434-439, figs 115-117, pl. 22.) [1903/I]

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Bosc, L.A.G., 1828-1830. Manuel de l'Histoire naturelle des Crustacés, contenant leur description et leurs moeurs; avec figures dessinées d'après nature. Edition mise au niveau des connaissances actuelles par A. G. Desmarest, 1: 1-328, pls 1-9; 2: 1-306, 13 pls. Paris.

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]

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Brocchi, M., 1875. Recherches sur les organes génitaux mâles des Crustacés décapodes. Annales des Sciences naturelles, Zoologie, Paris, (6) 2: 1-131, pls 13-19.

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.

Calman, W.T., 1900. On a collection of Brachyura from Torres Straits. Transactions of the Linnean Society of London, (Zool.), (2) 8(1): 1-50, pls 1-3. [1900/IX]

Cano, G., 1889. Crostacei Brachiuri ed Anomuri raccolti nel Viaggio della R. Corvetta Vettor Pisani attorno al globo. Bollettino della Societá di Naturalisti in Napoli, (1) 3: 79-105, 169-269, pl. 7.

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.

Chen, H., 1975. Studies on the crabs of Xisha Islands, Guandong Provence, China. I. Studia marina sinica, 10: 157-179, figs 1-12, pls 1-3. (In Chinese with English summary.)

Chen, H., 1993b. The Calappidae (Crustacea: Brachyura) of Chinese waters. In: B. Morton (ed.), The Marine Biology of the South China Sea. Proceedings of the First International Conference on the Marine Biology of Hong Kong and the South Chine Sea: 675-704.

Chopra, B.N. & K.N. Das, 1937. Further notes on Crustacea Decapoda in the Indian Museum. IX. On three collections of crabs from Tavoy and Mergui Archipelago. Record of the Indian Museum, Calcutta, 39(4): 377-434, figs 1-21, pl. 6.

Curtiss, A., 1938. A Short Zoology of Tahiti. In: The Society Islands, Guide Printing Company, New York: xvi + 193 pp.

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.)

Dana, J.D., 1852c. Crustacea. United States Exploring Expedition during the years 1838, 1839, 1840, 1841, 1842, under the command of Charles Wilkes, U.S.N., 13(pt. 1): i-viii, 1-685, pl. 8.

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., 1880c. On some podophthalmous Crustacea, presented to the Leyden Museum by Mr. J. A. Kruyt, collected in the Red Sea near the city of Djeddah. Notes from the Leyden Museum, 2(21): 171-185. [1880/VII]

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., 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]

de Man, J.G., 1902a. Die von Herrn Professor Kükenthal im indischen Archipel gesammelten Dekapoden und Stomatopoden. In: W. Kükenthal, Ergebnisse einer zoologischen Forschungsreise in den Molukken und Borneo, in Aufträge der Senckenberg. Naturforsch. Gesellschaft ausgeführt von Dr. Willy Kükenthal. Abhandlungen der Senckenbergischen naturforschenden Gesellschaft, 25(3): 465-929, pls 19-27.

Desmarest, A.G., 1825. Considérations générales sur la classe des Crustacés et description des espèces de ces animaux, qui vivent dans la mer, sur les côtes, ou dans les eaux douces de la France: i-xix, 1-446, pls 1-56, tabls 1-5. F.G. Levrault, Paris & Strasbourg, France.

Edmondson, C.H., 1923. Crustacea from Palmyra and Fanning Islands. Bulletin of the Bernice P. Bishop Museum, Honolulu, 5: 1-43, figs 1-3, pls 1-2.

Estampador, E.P., 1937. A check list of Philippine crustacean decapods. Philippine Journal of Science, 62(4): 465-559.

Eydoux, F. & L.F.A. Souleyet, 1842. Crustacés. In: Voyage autour du monde exécuté pendant les années 1836 et 1837 sur la corvette la Bonite, commandée par M. Vaillant, Capitaine de Vaissear, Zoologie, 1(2): 219-250; Atlas, pls 1-3. (For dates of publication see Sherborn & Woodward, Annals and Magazine of Natural History, (7) 7 (1901): 391.)

Fabricius, J.C., 1793. Entomologia systematica emendata et acuta. Secundum Classes, Ordines, Genera, Species, adjectis Synonymis, Locis, Observationibus, Descriptionibus, 2: i-viii, 1-519, pls 1-8. Hafniae.

Fabricius, J.C., 1798. Supplementatum Entomologiae systematicae, pp. 1-572. Hafniae, Proft & Storch.

Filhol, H., 1886. Catalogue des Crustacés de la Nouvelle-Zélande, des îles Auckland et Campbell. In: Recueil de Mémoires, Rapports et Documents relatifs à l'observation du passage de Venus sur le Soleil. Mission de l'île Campbell. Passage de Vénus. Mission de l'ile Campbell. Rec. Vénus (Zool.), 3(2): 349-510; 3(4), Atlas, pls 38-55.

Forest, J. & D. Guinot, 1961. Crustacés Décapodes Brachyoures de Tahiti et des Tuamotu. In: Expédition française sur les récifs coralliens de la Nouvelle Calédonie. Vol. Préliminaire: i-xi, 1-195, figs 1-178, pls 1-18, 7 maps, tabls 1-3. Éditions de la Fondation Singer-Polignac.

Galil, B.S., 1997a. Crustacea Decapoda: A revision of the Indo-Pacific species of the genus Calappa Weber, 1795 (Calappidae). In: A. Crosnier (ed.), Résultats des Campagnes MUSORSTOM, Volume 19. Mémoires du Muséum national d'Histoire naturelle, Paris, 176: 271-335, figs 1-35.

Garth, J.S., 1965. The brachyuran decapod crustaceans of Clipperton Island. Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences, 33(1): 1-46, 26 figs.

Gibbes, L.R., 1850. On the carcinological collections of the cabinets of natural history in the United States with an enumeration of the species contained therein, and descriptions of new species. Proceedings of the Third Meeting of the American Association for Advancement of Science, 3: 167-201.

Gordon, I., 1934. Crustacea Brachyura. In: Résultats scientifique du voyage aux Indes Orientales Néerlandaises de LL. AA. RR. de Prince et la Princesse Léopold de Belgique. Mémoires du Musée royal d'Histoire naturelle de Belgique, Hors-série, 3(15): 1-78, figs 1-37.

Grant, F.E. & A.R. McCulloch, 1906. On a collection of Crustacea from the Port Curtis District, Queensland. Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales, 31(1): 1-53, figs 1-3, pls 1-4.

Gravely, F.J., 1927. Decapoda (excl. Paguridea) and Stomatopoda. In: The littoral fauna of the Krusadai Island in the Gulf of Manaar with Appendices on the Vertebrates and Plants. Bulletin of the Madras Government Museum, 1(1): 135-155, figs 1-2, pls 19-26.

Gravier, C., 1920a. Sur une collection de Crustacés recueillis à Madagascar par le Lieutenant Décary. Bulletin du Muséum national d'Histoire naturelle, Paris, 26(5): 376-383.

Guérin-Méneville, F.E., 1829-1844. Crustacés. Iconographie du Règne Animal de G. Cuvier, ou représentation d'après nature de l'une des espèces les plus remarquables, et souvent non encore figurées, de chaque genre d'animaux, avec un texte descriptif mis au courant de la science. Ouvrage pouvant servir d'atlas à tous les traités de Zoologie (Crustacés): 1-48, pls 1-35. Paris et Londres. (Text (7 September 1844), plate 1 (21 March 1829), 2 (18 July 1829), 3 (1831?-1832), 4 (1831?-1837), 5 (2 June 1832), 6 (1831?-1833), 7 (1831?-1834), 8 (1831?-1832), 8bis, 9 (1831?-1833), 10 (2 June 1832), 11 (1831?-1833), 12 (14 July 1832), 13 (1831?-1833), 14 (14 July 1832), 15 (1831?-1835), 16 (1831?-1833), 17, 18 (April 1836), 19 (1831?-1837), 20, 21 (1836-1837), 22-24 (1831?-1837), 25 (April 1836), 26, 27 (1836), 28-31 (1836-1837), 32-34 (1837), 35 (December 1837).)

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.

Haswell, W.A., 1882c. Catalogue of the Australian stalk- and sessile-eyed Crustacea. The Australian Museum, Sydney: i-xxiv, 1-324 + 2 p. addenda, figs 1-8, pls 1-4.

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

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Hepatic box crab (Calappa hepatica)