Mictyris brevidactylus is a species of crab. It is found in Japan, China (including the type location, Hong Kong), Taiwan, Singapore and parts of Indonesia (Karakelong, Bawean and Ambon Island). The adults have a light blue carapace and scarlet jointed legs, while juveniles are yellowish brown. M. brevidactylus is gregarious and will burrow into the sand when disturbed, in a corkscrew motion.
- Peter K. L. Ng, Danièle Guinot & Peter J. F. Davie (2008). "Systema Brachyurorum: Part I. An annotated checklist of extant Brachyuran crabs of the world" (PDF). Raffles Bulletin of Zoology 17: 1–286. http://rmbr.nus.edu.sg/rbz/biblio/s17/s17rbz.pdf.
- "Mictyris brevidactylus". Crabs of Japan. Marine Species Identification Portal. http://species-identification.org/species.php?species_group=crabs_of_japan&menuentry=soorten&id=1755. Retrieved January 16, 2010.
- "Mictyris brevidactylus". Exploring Taiwan Mangroves. Overseas Compatriot Affairs Commission. http://edu.ocac.gov.tw/local/mangrove/e/ec/ec2a05.htm. Retrieved January 16, 2010.
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