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Adams, A. & A. White, 1848. Crustacea. Part 1. In: A. Adams (ed.), The zoology of the voyage of H.M.S. Samarang, under the command of Captain Sir Edward Belcher, during the years 1843-1846, 1-32, pls 1-6. Benham & Reeve, London.

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.

Balss, H., 1935b. Brachyura of the Hamburg Museum Expedition to south-western Australia, 1905. Journal and Proceedings of the Royal Society of Western Australia, 21: 113-151, figs 1-5, pl. 13.

Bouvier, E.L., 1906b. Observations sur le genre Acanthophrys A.M.-Edw. et Catalogue des Acanthophrys du Muséum. Bulletin du Muséum national d'Histoire naturelle, Paris, 12: 485-491.

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]

Chhapgar, B.F., 1957b. Marine Crabs of Bombay State. Taraporevala Marine Biological Station, Contribution number 1: v + 89 pp., pls A, B, 1-16.

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.)

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., 1966b. The Marine Fauna of New Zealand: Spider crabs, Family Majidae (Crustacea, Brachyura). New Zealand Department of Scientific and industrial Research Bulletin, 172(35): 1-111, figs 1-23, pls 1-4, frontispiece. (New Zealand Oceanographic Institute Memoir, 35: 9-111, figs 1-23, pls 1-4, frontispiece.)

Griffin, D.J.G., 1966c. A Review of the Australian Majid Spider Crabs (Crustacea, Brachyura). Australian Zoologist, 13(3): 259-298, figs 1-3, pls 15-17.

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.

Griffin, D.J.G., 1976. Spider crabs of the family Majidae (Crustacea: Brachyura) from the Philippine Islands. Journal of natural History, London, 10(2): 179-222, figs 1-11, tabls 1-2.

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.

Lanchester, W.F., 1900b. On a collection of Crustaceans made at Singapore and Malacca. Part I. Crustacea Brachyura. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London, 48(1): 719-770, pls 44-47.

Miers, E.J., 1884a. Crustacea (Brachyura). In: Report on the Zoological Collections made in the Indo-Pacific Ocean during the Voyage of H.M.S. Alert 1881-1882. Part I. The collections from Melanesia. Part II. The collections from the Western Indian Ocean. British Museum (Natural History), London, 8(1): 178-322, pls 18-32.

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.)

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.

Rathbun, M.J., 1910a. The Brachyura. In: The Danish Expedition to Siam, 1899-1900. V. Kongelige Danske Videnskabernes Selskabs Skrifter, Kjøbenhavn, (7) 5(4): 301-367, figs 1-44, pls 1-2, 1 map.

Rathbun, M.J., 1924c. Brachyura, Albuneidae and Porcellanidae. In: Results of Dr. E. Mjöberg's Swedish Scientific Expeditions to Australia 1910-1913. 37. Arkiv för Zoologi, 16(23): 1-33, figs 1-7, pl. 1.

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.

Stebbing, T.R.R., 1893. A History of Crustacea. Recent Malacostraca. The International Scientific Series, London, 74: i-xvii, 1-466, figs 1-32, pls 1-19.

Thacanophrys aculeatus