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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.

Balss, H., 1922c. Östasiatische Decapoden. IV. Die Brachyrhynchen (Cancridea). Archiv für Naturgeschichte, 88A(11): 94-166, figs 1-2, 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., 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).

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]

Campbell, B.M. & W. Stephenson, 1970. The sublittoral Brachyura (Crustacea: Decapoda) of Moreton Bay. Memoirs of the Queensland Museum, 15(4): 235-302, figs 1-49, pl. 22.

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.

Chhapgar, B.F., 1957a. On the marine crabs (Decapoda, Brachyura) of Bombay State. Part I. Journal of the Bombay natural History Society, 54(2): 399-439, figs, 1-2, pls A, 1-11.

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

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.

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]

Crosnier, A., 1962. Crustacés Décapodes Portunidae. Faune de Madagascar, 16: 1-154, figs 1-256, pls 1-13.

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.

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., 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., 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.

Delsman, H.C. & J.G. de Man, 1925. On the Radjungas of the Bay of Batavia. Treubia, 6: 308-323, 8 figs, pls 10-15. [1925/XII]

Edmondson, C.H., 1954. Hawaiian Portunidae. Occasional Papers of the Bernice P. Bishop Museum, Honolulu, 21(12): 217-274, figs 1-44.

Hale, H.M., 1927a. The Crustaceans of South Australia. Part 1. In: Handbooks of the Flora and Fauna of South Australia, 1-201, figs 1-202. Govt. Printer, Adelaide.

Herbst, J.F.W., 1783. Versuch einer Naturgeschichte der Krabben und Krebse nebst einer systematischen Beschreibung ihrer verschiedenen Arten, 1(2-5): 87-182, pls 2-9.

Ho, P.-H. & M.-S. Hung, 1997. Seashore crabs of Hsin-Chu City. 122 pp. Hsin-Chu City Government, Hsin-Chu, Taiwan. (in Chinese)

Ho, P.-H., 1996. Crabs. pp. 71-90. In: K.C. Shao (ed.), Common Seafood of Taiwan. Part 1. Taiwan Fisheries Department, Taipei. (in Chinese)

Holthuis, L.B. & T. Sakai, 1970. Ph. F. von Siebold and Fauna Japonica. A History of early Japanese Zoology. Academic Press of Japan, Tokyo, i-xviii, 1-323, pls 1-32, 7 unnumbered pls, 1 map, frontispiece. (In English and Japanese)

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)

Jeng, M.-S., R.-G. Chan, H.-R. Fung, & Q.-S. Chen, 1997. Northeast Coast Scenic Area. Investigations into ecological resources and monitering. 194 pp. Ministry of Transport and Tourism. Taipei. (in Chinese)

Jeng, C.-H., H.-J. Lin, M.-F. Wang & C.-P. Jan, 1998. Common seashore crabs of Taichung. 90 pp. Yung-An Elementary School, Taichung. (in Chinese)

Jeng, M.-S, 1997. Studies on the land and aquatic decapod crustacean fauna of the Kenting National Park (II) Communities of decapod crustaceans around the sea. ii+66 pp. Ministry of the Interior, Taipei. (in Chinese with English abstract)

Jeng, M.-S, 1998. The Prawns and Crabs of Kenting National Park. 133 pp. Kenting National Park Hand Guides No. 14. (in Chinese)

Kamita, T., 1941b. Studies of the Decapod Crustaceans of Chosen. Pt. I. Crabs. The Fisheries Society of Chosen, Keijo, 1-289, figs 1-147, 2 pls, 1 map.

Kim, H.S. & C.Y. Chang, 1985. The brachyuran crabs of Cheju Island, Korea (Crustacea: Decapoda). The Korean Journal of Systematic Zoology, 1(1-2): 41-60, figs 1-4.

Kim, H.S., 1970. A checklist of the Anomura and Brachyura (Crustacea, Decapoda) of Korea. Seoul University Journal, Biology and Agriculture (Series B), 21: 1-34, fig. 1, pls 1-5.

Kim, H.S., 1973. A Catalogue of Anomura and Brachyura from Korea. In: Illustrated Encyclopedia of Fauna and Flora of Korea, Samhwa Publishing Company, 14: 1-694, figs 1-265, pls 1-112, tabls 1-2, 1 map. Seoul. (In Korean with English summary)

Klunzinger, C.B., 1913. Die Rundkrabben (Cyclometopa) des Roten Meeres. Abhandlungen der kaiserlich Leop.-Carol. Deutschen Akademie der Naturforscher Halle, 99(2): 97-402, figs 1-4, pls 5-11.

Lai, S.-H., J.-F. Huang & L.-S. Fang, 1997. Crab fauna of Kaohsiung Harbor, southwestern Taiwan. Annual of Taiwan Museum, 40: 225-240. (in Chinese with English abstract)

Lenz, H., 1905. Ostafrikanische Dekapoden und Stomatopoden, gesammelt von Herrn Prof. Dr. A. Voeltzkow. In: A. Voeltzkow, Wissenschaftliche Ergebnisse der Reisen in Madagaskar und Ostafrika in den Jahren 1889-1895. Vol. 3. Abhandlungen der Senckenbergischen naturforschenden Gesellschaft, 27(4): 341-392, pls 47-48.

Lin, C.C., 1949. A catalogue of Brachyurous Crustacea of Taiwan. Quarterly Journal of the Taiwan Museum, 2(1): 10-33.

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

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.

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.)

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.

Ng, P.K.L., 1998c. Crabs. In: K.E. Carpenter & N. Volker (eds.), FAO Species Identification Guide for fishery purposes. the living marine Resources of the Western Central Pacific. Volume 1. Food and Agriculture Organisation, Rome: 1046-1155.

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.

Rathbun, M.J., 1902b. Crabs from the Maldive Islands. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology at Harvard College, 39(5): 123-138, 1 pl.

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.

Rathbun, M.J., 1910b. Decapod Crustaceans collected in the Dutch East Indies and elsewhere by Mr. Th. Barbour in 1906-1907. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology at Harvard College, 52(16): 305-317, pls 1-6.

Rathbun, M.J., 1923a. Report on the Crabs obtained by the F.I.S. Endeavour on the coasts of Queensland, New South Wales, Victoria, South Australia, and Tasmania. 3. Biological Results of the Fishing Experiments carried on by the F.I.S. Endeavour 1909-14. Australian Dept. Trade & Customs, Fisheries, Sydney, 5(3): 95-156, figs 1-3, pls 16-42.

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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., 1934a. Brachyura from the coast of Kyushu, Japan. Science Reports of the Tokyo Bunrika Daigaku, (B) 1(25): 281-330, figs 1-26, pls 17-18 (in colour).

Sakai, T., 1935a. List of marine animals around Shimoda area. Biological report of Shimoda Marine Biological Station, Tokyo University of Literature and Science, 1: 23-85, 3 pls, 2 maps (In Japanese)

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., 1939. Studies on the crabs of Japan. IV. Brachygnatha, Brachyrhyncha, pp. 365-741, figs 1-129, pls 42-111, table 1. Yokendo Co., Tokyo.

Sakai, T., 1954. Preliminary report on the Brachyuran Crustacea of Hachijo Island. Records of Oceanographic Works in Japan, 1(2): 73-77.

Sakai, T., 1965b. The Crabs of Sagami Bay, collected by His Majesty the Emperor of Japan, i-xvi, 1-206 (English text), figs 1-27, pls 1-100: 1-92 (Japanese text): 1-26 (references and index in English): 27-32 (index in Japanese), 1 map. Maruzen 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.

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Blood-spotted swimming crab (Portunus sanguinolentus)