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Alcock, A.W., 1895a. Materials for a carcinological fauna of India. No. 1. The Brachyura Oxyrhyncha. Journal of the Asiatic Society of Bengal, 64, part 2(2): 157-291, pls 3-5.

Griffin, D.J.G. & H.A. Tranter, 1986a. The Decapoda Brachyura of the Siboga Expedition. VIII. Majidae. Siboga Expeditie Monografie, 39(C4): 1-335, figs 1-112, pls 1-22.

Griffin, D.J.G., 1974. Spider Crabs (Crustacea: Brachyura: Majidae) from the International Indian Ocean Expedition, 1963-1964. Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology, 182: i-iv, 1-35, figs 1-8, tabls 1-6.

Guinot, D., 1962c. Sur une collection de Crustacés Décapodes Brachyoures de Mer Rouge et de Somalie. Remarques sur les genres Calappa Weber, Menaethiops Alcock, Tyche Bell, Ophthalmias Rathbun et Stilbognathus von Martens. Bollettino del Museo Civico di Storia Naturale di Venezia, 15 (1964): 7-63, figs 1-39, pls 1-4.

Henderson, J.R., 1893. A contribution to Indian Carcinology. The Transactions of the Linnean Society of London, (series 2, Zoology) 5(1): 325-458, pls 36-40.

Herbst, J.F.W., 1803. Versuch einer Naturgeschichte der Krabben und Krebse, nebst einer systematischen Beschreibung ihrer verschiedenen Arten, 3(3): 1-54, pls 55-58.

Kazmi, Q.B. & N.M. Tirmizi, 1999. Two new species and a new record of spider crabs with a note on Stilbognathus curvicornis (Herbst, 1803) from Pakistan waters of the northern Arabian Sea. Crustaceana, 72(4): 369-382, figs 1-5.

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

Milne Edwards, A., 1865a. Description de quelques Crustacés nouveaux appartenant à la tribu des Maiens. Annales de la Société entomologique de France, (ser. 4) 5: 133-147, pls 3-5.

Milne-Edwards, H., 1834. Histoire Naturelle des Crustacés, comprenant l'anatomie, la physiologie et la classification de ces animaux. Libraire Encyclopédique de Roret, Paris, Vol. 1: i-xxxv, 1-468, pls 3, 5-6, 15-17, 20, 22-23, 25. (See Holthuis, 1979, for dates of publication.)

Milne-Edwards, H., 1836-1844. Crustacés. In: Cuvier, G., Le Règne animal, distribué d'après son organisation, pour sevir de base à l'histoire naturelle des animaux, et d'introduction à l'anatomie comparée: 1-278, Atlas, pls 1-80. Paris. (According to Cowan (1976: 60), the text and plates of this work were published in 23 parts (livraisons) between September 1836 and March 1844. These parts are summarized here as follows: main part number (equivalent Crustacea part number): pages, plates, (date): 8(1): 1-8, pls 1, 7, 22, 26, September 1836; 20(2): 9-16, pls 2, 17, 24, 41, March 1837; 33(3): 17-24, pls 25, 42, 47, 48, October 1837; 38(4): 25-32, pls 37, 38, 44, 50, January 1838; 51(5): 33-40, pls 8, 20, 29, 33, July 1838; 60(6): 41-48, pls 9, 21, 27, 40, November 1838; 70(7): 49-56, pls 23, 30, 31, 45, April 1839; 73(8): 57-64, pls 43, 46, 58, 61, June 1839. 87(9): 65-72, pls 28, 49, 65, 66, January 1840; 90(10): 73-80, pls 3, 36, 71, 71bis, February 1840; 95(11): 81-88, pls 19, 32, 34bis, 67, May 1840; 99(12): 89-96, pls 10, 11bis, 34, 51, July 1840; 107(13): 97-104, pls 4, 12, 76, November 1840; 110(14): 105-112, pls 52, 53, 55, 59, December 1840; 118(15): 113-120, pls 5, 18, 54, 55bis, April 1841; 120(16): 121-128, pls 16, 39, 56, 77, May 1841; 149(17): 129-136, pls 6, 15, 35, 60, July 1842; 157(18): 137-144, pls 11, 14, 64, 69, November 1842; 176(19): 145-176, pls 13, 68, 70, July 1843; 180(20): 177-184, pls 57, 62, 62bis, 63, August 1843; 184(21): 185-216, pls 54bis, 74, 75, October 1843; 188(22): 217-248, pls 70bis, 72, 78, December 1843; 194(23): 249-278 + 5, pls 73, 79, 80, March 1844.)

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.

Rathbun, M.J., 1906. The Brachyura and Macrura of the Hawaiian Islands. Bulletin of the United States Fish Commission, 23(3): i-viii, 827-930, figs 1-79, pls 1-24.

Sakai, K., 1999. J.F.W. Herbst - collection of Decapod Crustacea of the Berlin Zoologica Museum, with remarks on certain species. Naturalists, Publications of Tokushima Biological Laboratory, Shikoku University, 6: 1-45, pls 1-21.

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

Tirmizi, N.M. & Q.B. Kazmi, 1991. Marine fauna of Pakistan: 4. Crustacea: Brachyura (Dromiacea, Archaeobrachyura, Oxystomata, Oxyrhyncha). Univ Karachi BCCI (Bank Credit Commer Int) Foundation Chair, Publication No. 1 (1988): 1-244, figs 1-65, pls 1-4.

Stilbognathus cervicornis