Arthur Gardiner Butler
|Born||27 June 1844|
|Died||28 May 1925|
Arthur Gardiner Butler F.L.S., F.Z.S. (27 June 1844 – 28 May 1925) was an English entomologist, arachnologist and ornithologist. He worked at the British Museum on the taxonomy of birds, insects, and spiders.
Arthur Gardiner Butler was born at Cheyne Walk, Chelsea, London. He was the son of Thomas Butler (1809–1908), assistant-secretary to the British Museum.He was educated at St. Paul's School, later receiving a year's tuition in drawing at the Art School of South Kensington.
At the British Museum, he was appointed as an officer with two roles, as an assistant-keeper in zoology and as an assistant-librarian in 1879.
He also published articles on spiders of Australia, the Galápagos, Madagascar, and other places.
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