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Arakawa, K.Y., 1963. On mating behavior of gaint Japanese crab, Macrocheira haempferi de Haan. Researches on Crustacea, Tokyo, 1: 41-46, pl. 1-4.

Balss, H., 1924b. Ostasiatische Decapoden. V. Die Oxyrhynchen und Schlußteil (Geographische Übersicht der Decapoden Japans). Archiv für Naturgeschichte, 90A(5): 20-84, figs 1-2, pl. 1.

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.)

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

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Huang, J.-F., H.-P. Yu & M. Takeda, 1990. Occurrence of the giant spider crab, Macrocheira kaempferi (Temminck, 1836) (Crustacea: Decapoda: Majidae) in Taiwan. Bulletin of the Institute of Zoology, Academia Sinica, 29(3): 207-212, illustr. (Chinese summary).

Miers, E.J., 1886. Report on the Brachyura collected by H.M.S. Challenger during the years 1873-1876. In: C.W. Thompson & J. Murray, Report on the Scientific Results of the exploring Voyage of H.M.S. Challenger during the years 1873-1876, under the command of Captain George S. Nares, R.N., F.R.S. and the Late Captain Frank Tourle Thomson, R.N., Zoology, 17(2): i-xli, 1-362, pls 1-29.

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)

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., 1893a. Die Decapoden-Krebse des Strassburger Museums, mit besonderer Berücksichtigung der von Herrn Dr. Döderlein bei Japan und bei den Liu-Kiu-Inseln gesammelten und z.Z. im Strassburger Museum aufbewahrten Formen. Theil VI. Abtheilung: Brachyura (Brachyura genuina Boas), 1. Unterabtheilung: Majoidea und Cancroidea, 1. Section Portuninea. Zoologische Jahrbücher, Abtheilung für Systematik, Geographie und Biologie der Thiere, 7(1): 23-88, pl. 3.

Parisi, B., 1915b. I Decapodi giapponesi del Museo di Milano. III. Oxyrhyncha. Atti della Societa italiana di Scienze naturali e del Museo civico di Storia naturale, Milano, 54(2-4): 281-296, figs 1-4, pl. 7.

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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., 1938a. Studies on the crabs of Japan. III. Brachygnatha, Oxyrhyncha, pp 193-364, 55 figs, pls 20-41. Yokendo Co., Tokyo.

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Temminck, 1836. Coup-d'oeil sur la faune des Iles de la Sonde et del'Empire du Japon. Discours préliminaire destiné a servir d'introduction a la Faune du Japon.

Urita, T., 1926a. A check-list of Brachyura found in Kagoshima Prefecture, Japan. Tshingtao Times: i-iii, 1-41, 1 map.

Yamaguchi, T. & K. Baba, 1993. Crustacean specimens collected in Japan by Ph. F. Von Siebold and H. Bürger and Held by the Nationaal Natuurhistorisch Museum in Leiden and Other Museums. In: T. Yamaguchi (ed.), Ph. von Siebold and Natural History of Japan. Crustacea. Carcinological Society of Japan: 145-570, figs 1-200 D + II A-F + 3 fig. n.n. + III A-D.

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., 1933. On the Distribution of Decapod Crustaceans inhabiting the Continental Shelf around Japan, chiefly based upon the Materials collected by S.S. Sôyô-Maru, during the years 1923-1930. Journal of the College of Agriculture, Tokyo Imperial University, 12(1): 1-226, figs 1-71, tabls 1-4.

Macrocheira kaempferi