William Swainson (October 8, 1789 – December 7, 1855), Fern Grove, New Zealand. Ichthyologist and malacologist.
- Swainson, W., 1827. A sketch of the natural affinities of the Lepidoptera Diurna of Latreille. Philosophical Magazine. (2)1(3): 180-188. reference page
- Swainson, W., 1829-1833. Zoological Illustrations, or original figures and descriptions of new rare or interesting animals. Series 2, Volume 3. No. 29, pls. 132-136. reference page
- 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
- 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
37 taxa authored by William Swainson (May be incomplete)