George Sprague Myers
George Sprague Myers (1905–1985), U.S. ichthyologist and herpetologist. Myers spent most of his career at Stanford University, where he was one of the leading American ichthyologists of the twentieth century. He served as the editor of Stanford Ichthyological Bulletin as well as president of the American Society of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists. Myers was also head of the Division of Fishes at the United States National Museum, and held a position as an ichthyologist for the United States Fish and Wildlife Service. He was also an advisor in fisheries and ichthyology to the Brazilian Government.
- 39 taxon names authored by George Sprague Myers (List may be incomplete)
(List may be incomplete)
- Myers, G.S. & Weitzman, S.H. 1966. Two remarkable new trichomycterid catfishes from the Amazon basin in Brazil and Colombia. Journal of Zoology 149: 277–287.Reference page.
- Greenwood, P.H., Rosen, D.E., Weitzman, S.H. & Myers, G.S. 1966. Phyletic studies of teleostean fishes, with a provisional classification of living forms. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 131(4): 339–456.Reference page.
- Myers, G.S. 1955. Notes on the classification and names of cyprinodont fishes. Tropical Fish Magazine, San Francisco 4(4): 7. Reference page.
- Myers, G.S. 1952. Annual fishes. Aquarium Journal 23(7): 125–141. Reference page.
- Myers, G.S. & Miranda Ribeiro, P. 1945. A remarkable new genus of sexually dimorphic characid fishes from the Rio Paraguay Basin in Matto Grosso. Boletim do Museu Nacional do Rio de Janeiro, Zoologia, Nova Série 32: 1–8.Reference page.
- Myers, G.S. 1944. Two extraordinary new blind nematognath fishes from the Rio Negro, representing a new subfamily of Pygidiidae, with a rearrangement of the genera of the family, and illustrations of some previously described genera and species from Venezuela and Brazil. Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences (Series 4) 23(40): 591–602, Pls. 52–56. BHL Reference page.
- Myers, G.S. 1942. A new frog of the genus Micrixalus from Travancore. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington 55: 71–74. BHL Reference page.
- Myers, G.S. 1942. Studies on South American fresh-water fishes. I. Stanford Ichthyological Bulletin v. 2 (no. 4): 89–114. Reference page.
- Myers, G.S. & Wade, C.B. 1941. Four new genera and ten new species of eels from the Pacific coast of tropical America. Allan Hancock Pacific Expedition 1932–40, Los Angeles 9(4): 65–111, Pls. 7–16. BHLReference page.
- Myers, G.S. 1936. On the Indo-Australian fishes of the genus Scatophagus, with description of a new genus, Selenotoca. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington 49: 83–85. BHL Reference page.
- Myers, G.S., 1935: An annotated list of the cyprinodont fishes of Hispaniola, with descriptions of two new species. Zoologica, Scientific Contributions of the New York Zoological Society 10(3): 301–316. Reference page.
- Myers, G.S. 1933. The genera of Indo-Malayan and African cyprinodont fishes related to Panchax and Nothobranchius. Copeia 1933 (no. 4): 180–185. Reference page.
- Myers, G.S. 1933. Pachypanchax, a new genus of cyprinodont fishes from the Seychelles Islands and Madagascar. American Museum Novitates. 592: 1 p. PDF. Reference page.
- Myers, G.S. 1932. A new genus of funduline cyprinodont fishes from the Orinoco Basin, Venezuela. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington 45: 159–162. BHL Reference page.
- Myers, G.S., 1931: Poeciliid fishes of the genus Mollienisia in Hispaniola, with notice of a new Limia from the Samaná Peninsula. American Museum Novitates 503: 1–2. (PDF) Reference page.
- Eigenmann, C.H. & Myers, G.S. 1929. The American Characidae [Part 5, and incl. Supplement by G.S. Myers, pp. 516–550]. Memoirs of the Museum of Comparative Zoology v. 43 (pt 5): 429–558, Pls. 57, 63, 70–74, 81–83, 94. Reference page.
- Myers, G.S. 1928: Two new genera of fishes. Copeia 166: 7–8. Reference page.
- Myers, G.S. 1927. An analysis of the genera of neotropical killifishes allied to Rivulus. Annals and magazine of natural history (Series 9) 19(109): 115–129. Reference page.
- Myers, G.S. 1927. Descriptions of new South American fresh-water fishes collected by Dr. Carl Ternetz. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology 68(3): 107–135. BHL Reference page.
- Myers, G.S. 1925. Results of some recent studies on the American killifishes. The Fish Culturist 4(8): 370–371. Reference page.
- Myers, G.S. 1924. A new Rivulus from Rio de Janeiro. Annals and magazine of natural history (Series 9) 13(78): 588–590. DOI: 10.1080/00222932408633085 Reference page.
- Myers, G.S. 1924. A new poeciliid fish of the genus Rivulus, from British Guiana. American Museum Novitates No. 129: 1–2. PDF. Reference page.
- Myers, G.S. 1924. A new poeciliid fish from the Congo, with remarks on funduline genera. American Museum Novitates No. 116: 1–9. PDF. Reference page.
- Myers, G.S. 1924. New genera of African poeciliid fishes. Copeia 129: 41–45. JSTOR. DOI: 10.2307/1436003 Reference page.
- Nichols, J.T. & Myers, G.S. 1923. A new Limia from San Domingo. American Museum novitates 79: 1–2. (PDF) Reference page.