Author:Arthur Gardiner Butler

Arthur Gardiner Butler
(1844–1925)
English entomologist, arachnologist and ornithologist; worked at the British Museum on the taxonomy of birds, insects, and spiders
Arthur Gardiner Butler

WorksEdit

Wikispecies provides a fuller list and links to digitised papers by Gardiner.

EntomologyEdit

  • "Monograph of the species of Charaxes, a genus of diurnal Lepidoptera". Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 1865:622–639 (1866)
  • Catalogue of Diurnal Lepidoptera of the Family Satyridae in the Collection of the British Museum (1868)
  • Catalogue of Diurnal Lepidoptera Described by Fabricius in the Collection of the British Museum (1870)
  • Lepidoptera Exotica, or, Descriptions and Illustrations of Exotic Lepidoptera (1869–1874)
  • Tropical Butterflies and Moths (1873)
  • Catalogue of the Lepidoptera of New Zealand (1874)
  • The butterflies of Malacca (1879).
  • "Catalogue of the Butterflies of New Zealand" (1880)
  • with Herbert Druce (1846–1913), "Descriptions of New Genera and Species of Lepidoptera from Costa Rica". Cistula entomologica, 1: 95–118 (1872).
  • "On a Collection of Lepidoptera from Southern Africa, with Descriptions of New Genera and Species" Annals and Magazine of Natural History (4) 16 (96): 394–420 (1875)
  • "Descriptions of Some New Lepidoptera from Kilima-njaro" Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 1888: 91–98 (1888)
  • "On Two Collection of Lepidoptera Sent by H. H. Johnston, Esq., C.B., From British Central Africa" Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 1893: 643–684, pl. 60 (1894)
  • "Description of a New Species of Butterfly of the Genus Amauris Obtained by Mr. Scott Elliot in East Central Africa" Annals and Magazine of Natural History (6) 16 (91): 122–123 (1895)
  • On Lepidoptera recently collected in British East Africa by Mr. G. F. Scott Elliot Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 1895: 722–742, pl. 42-43 (1896)
  • "On Two Collections of Lepidoptera Made by Mr R. Crawshay in Nyasa-land" Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 1896: 817–850, pl. 41-42 (1897)

OrnithologyEdit

  • British Birds' Eggs: A Handbook of British Oölogy. London : E.W. Janson (1886) (external scan)
  • Butler, Arthur G.; Mathew, Rev. Murray A.; Forbes, Henry O.; Cordeaux, John; Tegetmeier, W.B.; Slater, Rev. Henry H.; Aplin, O.V.; Macpherson, Rev. H.A. (1896). British Birds with their Nests and Eggs. London: Brumby & Clarke.  (in six volumes, published 1896-1898; Butler wrote the first two volume on the Order Passeres and the text about the Order Picariæ in vol. 3). (external scan)
  • Foreign Bird Keeping. London : The Feathered World (1899/1900, in two volumes)
  • Foreign Birds for Cage and Aviary. London : The Feathered World (1910, in two volumes) (external scan)

Contributions to The ZoologistEdit



  1. The same abbreviation is used for instance in: Butler 1896 (vol. 1), p. 93.
 

Some or all works by this author are in the public domain in the United States because they were published before January 1, 1926.


The author died in 1925, so works by this author are also in the public domain in countries and areas where the copyright term is the author's life plus 80 years or less. Works by this author may also be in the public domain in countries and areas with longer native copyright terms that apply the rule of the shorter term to foreign works.