Willis John Gertsch

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Willis John Gertsch
Nacimiento 1906
Fallecimiento 1998, 92 años
Nacionalidad estadounidense
Campo naturalista, zoólogo, docente
Abreviatura en zoología Gertsch
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Willis John Gertsch (abrevia Gertsch) fue un aracnólogo estadounidense ( 4 de octubre 1906, Montpelier, Idaho - 1998).

Fue especialista en arácnidos, y curador en el Museo Americano de Historia Natural. Describió más de 1000 especies de arañas.

Honores[editar]

Taxones eponímicos[editar]

Algunas publicaciones[editar]

  • 1933a. New genera and species of North American spiders. Am. Museum Novitates 636: 1-28 PDF
  • 1933b. Diagnoses of new American spiders. Am. Museum Novitates 637: 1-14 PDF
  • 1934a. Notes on American Lycosidae. Am. Museum Novitates 693: 1-25 PDF
  • 1934b. Further notes on American spiders. Am. Museum Novitates 726: 1-26 PDF
  • 1935a. Spiders from the southwestern USA, with descriptions of new species. Am. Museum Novitates 792: 1-31 PDF
  • 1935b. Further notes on American Lycosidae. Con H. K. Wallace. Am. Museum Novitates 794: 1-22 PDF
  • 1936a. Diagnoses of new Southern spiders. Con Stanley Mulaik. Am. Museum Novitates 851: 1-21 PDF
  • 1936b. Descriptions of new American spiders. Con Wilton Ivie. Am. Museum Novitates 858: 1-25 PDF
  • 1939. William Jellison. Notes on a collection of spiders from Montana. Am. Museum Novitates 1032: 1-13 PDF
  • 1939: A revision of the typical crab-spiders (Misumeninae) of America north of Mexico. Bull. of the Am. Museum of Natural History 76(7): 277-442. PDF
  • 1939: Report on a collection of Arachnida from the Chisos Mountains. Contrib. Baylor Univ. Mus., Waco, Texas 24: 17-26.
  • 1941. New American spiders of the family Clubionidae. I. Am. Museum Novitates 1147: 1-20 PDF
  • 1949. American Spiders. En Rivista di aracnologia
  • 1955. The spider genus Neon in North America. Am. Museum Novitates 1743: 1-17 PDF
  • 1958. The spider family Plectreuridae. Am. Museum Novitates 1920: 1-53 PDF
  • 1958. Results of the Puritan - American Museum Expedition to Western Mexico. 4. The scorpions. Am. Museum Novitates 1903: 1-20 PDF
  • 1960. Descriptions of American spiders of the family Symphytognathidae. Am. Museum Novitates 1981: 1-40 PDF
  • 1960. The fulva group of the spider genus Steatoda (Araneae, Theridiidae). Am. Museum Novitates 1982: 1-48 PDF
  • 1961. The spider genus Lutica. Senckenbergiana Biologia 42(4): 365-374
  • 1964. The spider genus Zygiella in North America (Araneae, Argiopidae). Am. Museum Novitates 2188: 1-21. PDF
  • 1965 (con Allred, D. M.) "Scorpions of the Nevada Test Site". Brigham Young Univ. Sci. Bull. 6(4): 1-16.
  • 1966 (con Soleglad, M.) "The scorpions of the Vejovis boreus group (subgenus Paruroctonus) in North America (Scorpionida, Vejovidae)". Am. Museum Novitates 2278: 1-54. PDF
  • 1971. Scorpion. pp 426-427. En Encyclopedia Americana 24, 824 pp.
  • 1972 (con Soleglad, M.) "Studies of North American scorpions of the genera Uroctonus and Vejovis ( Scorpionida, Vejovidae)". Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist. 148(4): 551-607. PDF
  • 1973. A report on cave spiders from Mexico and Central America. En Robert W. Mitchell &e James R. Reddell, Studies on the cavernicole fauna of Mexico and adjacent regions. Assoc. for Mexican Cave Studies Bull. 5: 141-163.
  • 1974. Scorpionida. In Encyclopedia Britannica, 15ª ed. vol. 16: 401-403
  • 1976 (con Susan Riechert). The spatial and temporal partitioning of a desert spider community, with descriptions of new species. Am. Museum Novitates 2604: 1-25 PDF
  • 1979 (con Norman Platnick. A revision of the spider family Mecicobothriidae (Araneae, Mygalomorphae). Am. Museum Novitates 2687: 1-32. PDF
  • 1979. American Spiders. 2ª ed. Van Nostrand Reinhold Co. New York, 274 pp.
  • 1982. The spider genera Pholcophora and Anopsicus (Araneae, Pholcidae) in North America, Central America, and the West Indies. In James R. Reddell, ed., Further studies on the cavernicole fauna of Mexico and adjacent regions, pp. 95-144. Assoc. for Mexican Cave Studies Bulletin 8 (o Bull. Texas Memorial Museum 28)
  • 1984. The spider family Nesticidae (Araneae) in North America, Central America, and the West Indies. Bull. Texas Memorial Museum 31: i-viii, 1-91
  • 1989 (con Polis, G. A.) " Major Arachnid orders. Scorpions. Classification". New Encyclop. Brit. 13: 920

Bibliografía[editar]

  • B. J. Kaston. 1981. "Willis J. Gertsch: A Biography and Bibliography" en Bull. of the Am. Museum of Natural History 170: 7-14, PDF
  • B. J. Kaston. 1981. "Contributions to arachnid systematics in honor of Willis J. Gertsch, on the occasion of his seventy-fifth birthday"

Abreviatura[editar]

La abreviatura Gertsch se emplea para indicar a Willis John Gertsch como autoridad en la descripción y taxonomía en zoología.