Stanley H. Weitzman

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Stanley Howard Weitzman

  • (* 16 März 1927 - 16. Februar 2017)
  • Research Scientist Emeritus at U.S. National Museum of Natural History

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  • Myers, G.S. & Weitzman, S.H. 1956. Two new Brazilian fresh water fishes. Stanford Ichthyological Bulletin, 7 (1): 1-4. Zitatseite 
  • Weitzman, S. 1956: The cardinal tetra. The Aquarium Journal, 27 (7): 257-259. Zitatseite 
  • Weitzman, S.H. 1957. A new species of characid fish, blackline – Thayeria. The Aquarium Journal, 28 (11): 390–392. Zitatseite 


  • Myers, G.S. & Weitzman, S.H. 1960. Two new fishes collected by General Thomas D. White in eastern Colombia. Stanford Ichthyological Bulletin, 7 (4): 98-109. Zitatseite 
  • Weitzman, S.H. 1960. Pyrrhulina spilota, a new species of characid fish from South America. Stanford Ichthyological Bulletin, 7 (4): 109-123. Zitatseite 
  • Weitzman, S.H. 1962. The osteology of Brycon meeki, a generalized characid fish with an osteological definition of the family. Stanford Ichthyological Bulletin, 8: 3-77. Zitatseite 
  • 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. Zitatseite 
  • 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. (PDF) Zitatseite 
  • Weitzman, S.H. & Chan, L.L. 1966. Identification and relationships of Tanichthys albonubes and Aphyocypris pooni, two cyprinid fishes from South China and Hong Kong. Copeia, 1966 (2): 285-296. Zitatseite 


  • Fink, W.L. & Weitzman, S.H. 1974. The so-called Cheirodontin fishes of Central America with descriptions of two new species (Pisces: Characidae). Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology, 172: i-iii + 1-46. (doi) Zitatseite 
  • Weitzman, S.H. 1974. Osteology and evolutionary relationships of the Sternoptychidae with a new classification of stomiatoid families. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History, 153 (3): 327-478. (PDF) Zitatseite 


  • Weitzman, S.H. & Fink, W.L. 1983. Relationships of the neon tetras a group of South American freshwater fishes (Teleostei, Characidae), with comments on the phylogeny of new world characiforms. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology at Harvard College, 150 (6): 339-395. (BHL) Zitatseite 
  • Weitzman, S.H., Menezes, N.A. & Britski, H.A. 1986. Nematocharax venustus, a new genus and species of fish from the Rio Jequitinhonha, Minas Gerais, Brazil. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington, 99 (2): 335-346. (BHL) Zitatseite 
  • Weitzman, S.H. & Vari, R.P. 1987. Two new species and a new genus of miniature characid fishes (Teleostei: Characiformes) from northern South America. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington, 100 (3): 640–652. (BHL) Zitatseite 


  • Menezes, N.A. & Weitzman, S.H. 1990. Two new species of Mimagoniates (Teleostei: Characidae: Glandulocaudinae), their phylogeny and biogeography and a key to the glandulocaudin fishes of Brazil and Paraguay. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington, 103(2): 380-426.(BHL) Zitatseite 
  • Burns, M.D., Weitzman, S.H. & Malabarba, L.R. 1997. Insemination in Eight Species of Cheirodontine Fishes (Teleostei: Characidae: Cheirodontinae). Copeia, 1997 (2): 433-438. (JSTOR) Zitatseite 
  • Malabarba, L.R. & Weitzman, S.H. 1999. A new genus and species of South American fishes (Teleostei: Characidae: Cheirodontinae) with a derived caudal fin, including comments about inseminating cheirodontines. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington, 112: 410-431. (BHL) Zitatseite 
  • Weitzman, S.H. & Palmer, L. 1997. A new species of Hyphessobrycon (Teleostei: Characidae) from the Neblina region of Venezuela and Brazil, with comments on the putative `rosy tetra clade'. Ichthyological Exploration of Freshwaters, 7 (3): 209-242. Zitatseite 
  • Weitzman, S.H. & Evers, H.-G. 1998. Zur Geschichte von Tanichthys albonubes und Hemigrammocypris lini. TI-Magazin, #144: 40-46. Zitatseite 
  • Weitzman, S.H. & Menezes, N.A. 1998. Relationships of the tribes and genera of the Glandulocaudinae (Ostariophysi: Characiformes: Characidae) with a description of a new genus, Chrysobrycon. Pp. 171-192 in:
  • Malabarba, L.R., Reis, R.E., Vari, R.P., Lucena, Z.M.S.d. & Lucena, C.A.S.d. (eds) 1998. Phylogeny and classification of Neotropical fishes. Edipucrs, Porto Alegre. 1-603. Zitatseite  Zitatseite 
  • Weitzman, S.H. & Evers, H.-G. 1999. Kardinäle vom Aussteben bedroht! TI-Magazin, #149: 67. Zitatseite 


  • Malabarba, L.R. & Weitzman, S.H. 2000. A new genus and species of inseminating fish (Teleostei: Characidae: Cheirodontinae: Compsurini) from South America with uniquely derived caudal-fin dermal papillae. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington, 113 (1): 269-283. (BHL) Zitatseite 
  • Malabarba, L.R. & Weitzman, H.S. 2003. Description of a new genus with six new species from southern Brazil, Uruguay and Argentina, with a discussion of a putative characid clade (Teleostei: Characiformes: Characidae). Comunicações do Museu de Ciências e Tecnologia da PUCRS, Sér. Zoologia, 16 (1): 67-151. Zitatseite 
  • Malabarba, L.R., Weitzman, S.H. & Litz, T. 2004. Hyphessobrycon melanopleurus uruguayensis Messner, 1962, an available name and a senior synonym of Cyanocharax macropinna Malabarba & Weitzman, 2003 (Ostariophysi: Characidae). Neotropical Ichthyology, 2 (2): 99-102. (doi) Zitatseite 
  • Malabarba, L.R., Lima, F.C.T. & Weitzman, S.H. 2004. A new species of Kolpotocheirodon (Teleostei: Characidae: Cheirodontinae: Compsurini) from Bahia, northeastern Brazil, with a new diagnosis of the genus. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington, 117 (3): 317-329. (BHL) Zitatseite 
  • Weitzman, S.H., Menezes, N.A., Evers, H.-G. & Burns, J.R. 2005. Putative relationships among inseminating and externally fertilizing characids, with a description of a new genus and species of Brazilian inseminating fish bearing an anal-fin gland in males (Characiformes: Characidae). Neotropical Ichthyology, 3 (3): 329-360. (doi) Zitatseite 
  • Menezes, N.A., Weitzman, S.H., Oyakawa, O.T., Lima, F.C.T., Castro, R.M.C. & Weitzman, M.J. 2007. Freshwater fishes of Mata Atlântica. Preliminary list of species and comments on conservation of Neotropical freshwater fishes. Museu de Zoologia da Universidade de São Paulo, São Paulo, 405 pp. Zitatseite 
  • Weitzman, S.H. 2007. Die Gruppe der Neonsalmler. Entdeckung - Erstbeschreibung - Verwandtschaftsbeziehungen. Amazonas, 3 (2): 14-21. Zitatseite 
  • Menezes, N.A. & Weitzman, S.H. 2009. Systematics of the Neotropical fish subfamily Glandulocaudinae (Teleostei: Characiformes: Characidae). Neotropical Ichthyology, 7 (3): 295-370. doi: 10.1590/S1679-62252009000300002 Zitatseite 




  • Evers, H.-G. 2017. Stanley Howard Weitzman 16.03.1927, †16.02.2017. Amazonas, #71, 13 (3): 5. Zitatseite [: 5, Foto, Nachruf]