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Alcock, A.W., 1899a. Materials for a carcinological fauna of India. No. 4. The Brachyura Cyclometopa. Part 2. A revision of the Cyclometopa with an account of the families Portunidae, Cancridae and Corystidae. Journal of the Asiatic Society of Bengal, Calcutta, 68, part 2(1): 1-104, pls 1-2.

Apel, M. & V.A. Spiridonov, 1998. Taxonomy and Zoogeography of the portunid crabs (Crustacea: Decapoda: Brachyura: Portunidae) of the Arabian Gulf and adjacent waters. Fauna of Arabia, 17: 159-331, figs 1-117, tables 1-7.

Chopra, B.N., 1935. Further notes on Crustacea Decapoda in the Indian Museum. VIII. On the Decapod Crustacea collected by the Bengal Pilot Service off the mouth of the river Hooghly. Brachygnatha (Oxyrhyncha and Brachyrhyncha). Record of the Indian Museum, 37(4): 463-514, 18 figs, pl. 9. [1935/XII]

Dai, A. & Z. Xu, 1991. A preliminary study on the crabs of the Nansha Islands, China. In: Symposium of Marine Biological Research from Nansha Islands and adjacent seas. Collected Papers, No. 3: 1-47, figs 1-28.

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.)

Davie, P.J.F., 1987. A new species and new records of Portunus (Decapoda: Portunidae) from Northern Australia. Memoirs of the Queensland Museum, 25(1): 227-231, figs 1-3.

Ghani, N. & N.M. Tirmizi, 1993. Portunus pulchicristatus (Gordon, 1931): An addition to crab fauna of Pakistan (Northern Arabian Sea). Pakistan Journal of Marine Sciences, 2(1): 69-71.

Gordon, I., 1930. Seven new species of Brachyura from the coasts of China. Annals and Magazine of Natural History, (10) 6: 519-525.

Gordon, I., 1931. Brachyura from the coasts of China. Journal of the Linnean Society of London, Zoology, 37(254): 525-558, figs 1-36.

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.

Huang, J.-F. & H.-P. Yu, 1997. Illustrations of swimming crabs from Taiwan. National Museum of Marine Biology & Aquarium, pp. 1-181, figs (In Chinese)

Moosa, M.K., 1981. Crustacés Décapodes: Portunidae. In: Résultats des campagnes MUSORSTOM. I. Philippines (18-28 Mars 1976). Mémoires ORSTOM, 91: 141-150, figs 1-3.

Serène, R., 1968. The Brachyura of the Indo-West Pacific region. In: Prodromus for a check list of the non-planctonic marine fauna of South East Asia. UNESCO Singapore National Academy of Sciences, Special publication No. 1, Fauna IIIC3: 33-112.

Stephenson, W. & M. Rees, 1967a. Some portunid crabs from the Pacific and Indian Oceans in the collections of the Smithsonian Institution. Proceedings of the United States national Museum, 120(3556): 1-114, 38 figs, pls 1-9.

Stephenson, W. & M. Rees, 1967b. Portunid crabs (Crustacea: Portunidae) from the International Indian Ocean Expedition in the collections of the Smithsonian Institution. Proceedings of the United States national Museum, 122(3599): 1-34.

Stephenson, W., 1972a. Portunid crabs from the Indo-West-Pacific and Western America in the Zoological Museum, Copenhagen (Decapoda, Brachyura, Portunidae). Steenstrupia, 2(9): 127-156, figs 1-7.

Stephenson, W., 1972b. An annotated check list and key to the Indo-West-Pacific swimming crabs (Crustacea: Decapoda: Portunidae). Bulletin of the Royal Society of New Zealand, 10: 1-64.

Stephenson, W., 1975. Biological results of the Snellius Expedition. XXVI. The Portunidae (Decapoda-Brachyura) of the Snellius Expedition (Part 2). Zoologische Mededelingen, Leiden, 49(14): 173-206, 7 figs, pls 1-3.

Tirmizi, N.M. & Q.B. Kazmi, 1996. Marine Fauna of Pakistan, 6: Crustacea: Brachyura, Brachyrhyncha, Part 2: Portunidae. 72 pp, 2 pls. Marine Reference Collection Center, University of Karachi.

Portunus pulchricristatus