William Swainson

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William Swainson

William John Swainson (October 8, 1789 – December 6, 1855), English ornithologist, ichthyologist, malacologist and entomologist.

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Publications[edit]

(List of works may be incomplete)

1820-1823[edit]

1824[edit]

  • Swainson, W., 1824. An Inquiry into the Natural Affinites of the Lanidae, or Shrikes; preceded by some Observations on the present state of Ornithology in this Country. Zoological Journal Vol.1:289-307. From March, 1824, to January, 1825. London. BHL Reference page 

1825[edit]

  • Swainson, W., 1825. The characters and descriptions of several Birds belonging to the genus Thamnophilus. Zoological Journal Vol.2 Art.11:84-93. From January, 1825, to April, 1826. London. BHL Reference page 
  • Swainson, W., 1825. On two new Genera of Birds, Formicivora and Drymophila, with descriptions of several species. Zoological Journal Vol.2 Art.17:145-154. From January, 1825, to April, 1826. London. BHL Reference page 

1827[edit]

1829[edit]

1831[edit]

  • Swainson, W. Northern Zoology Part II Aves in: Swainson, W. & Richardson, J. 1831. Fauna boreali-americana, or, The zoology of the northern parts of British America: containing descriptions of the objects of natural history collected on the late northern land expeditions, under command of Captain Sir John Franklin, R.N. Part Second, The Birds. pp. 1-523. John Murray. London doi: 10.5962/bhl.title.39293 BHL Reference page. 

1838[edit]

  • Swainson, W. 1838. On the natural history and classification of fishes, amphibians, & reptiles, or monocardian animals. A. Spottiswoode, London 1: i–vi + 1–368.  reference page 

1839[edit]

  • Swainson, W. 1839. The natural history and classification of fishes, amphibians, & reptiles, or monocardian animals. Spottiswoode & Co., London 2: i–vi + 1–448.  reference page 


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