Arthur H. Howell
|Arthur Holmes Howell|
May 3, 1872|
Lake Grove, New York
|Died||July 10, 1940(aged 68)|
|Author abbrev. (zoology)||A. H. Howell|
Arthur Holmes Howell (3 May 1872 in Lake Grove, New York – 10 July 1940) was an American zoologist most notable for his field work on mammals and birds in Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Kentucky, Louisiana, Missouri, Montana, New Mexico, and Texas.
Howell described several mammals and birds, including the gray bat, the Cape Sable seaside sparrow, and the red-tailed chipmunk. In 1898, he visited Great Gull Island and confirmed the extinction of the Gull Island vole.
Howell published 118 works, including Birds of Arkansas (1911), Birds of Alabama (1924), and Florida bird life (1932)
- Schantz, Viola S. (July 1963). "In Memoriam: Arthur H. Howell" (PDF). The Auk. 80 (3): 290–294. doi:10.2307/4082887.
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