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The Commonwealth of Missouri; A Centennial Record
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TitleThe Commonwealth of Missouri; A Centennial Record
AbstractPortrait and biographical sketch of Charles Valentine Riley, or Charles Riley (1843-1895), the "father of economic entomology" and "State Entomologist of Missouri" starting in 1868. Native of England emigrating to Saint Louis, Missouri in 1868 and founding the "American Entomologist" magazine there that year (with Benjamin Walsh, a classmate of Charles Darwin) before accurately predicting the reach of the 1875 grasshopper plague into Missouri from the West and performing other important research on impacts of insects around the world.
AuthorC. R. Barns
Location977.8 B26
Chapter TitlePart 6 (The Great Cities and Towns of Missouri)
Page672 (and opposite)-679
Local SubjectRiley, Charles V.
Grasshopper Plague
Item TypeBook
Access This ItemThis document is not available online. You may come to the Missouri Valley Room to view it or request a photocopy from the Library's Document Delivery service. https://www.kclibrary.org/services/copy-requests
Item ID117718
CONTENTdm number7023
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