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William G. Binney

Born: Oct 22, 1833

Death: Oct 22, 1909

Birthplace: United States of America

Nationality: United States

William G. Binney

Date of Birth : Oct 22, 1833
Date of Death : Oct 22, 1909
Birth Place : United States of America

William Greene Binney was an American malacologist, working mostly during the second half of the nineteenth century. He was responsible for volumes 4 and 5 of The Terrestrial Air-Breathing Mollusks of the United States, a task he took over from his father, Amos Binney, and collaborator, Augustus Addison Gould. The ninety engraved plates which were part of volume 5, illustrating most of the then known land mollusk fauna, are particularly noteworthy. Binney's obituary in the New York Times, included the following information:

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