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Charles Valentine Riley

United States entomologist

Died when: 51 years 360 days (623 months)
Star Sign: Virgo


Charles Valentine Riley

Charles Valentine Riley (18 September 1843 – 14 September 1895) was a British-born American entomologist and artist.He was one of the first individuals to use biological pest control and authored over 2,400 publications.

He convinced Congress to create the United States Entomological Commission and was among the founders of the American Association of Economic Entomologists.

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