John Gould Anthony* (1804-05-17 - 1877-05-16) person

American businessman; moved to Cincinnati in 1834 and took up the study of shells, primarily freshwater molluscs. He corresponded with Louis Agassiz, who brought him to the MCZ as curator of the conchology (now malacology) collection in 1863, a position which he held until his death in 1877. He participated in the 1865-1866 Thayer Expedition to Brazil.

Names for this agent

  • John Gould Anthony
  • John Gould Anthony (preferred)
  • Anthony, J. G. (author)
  • J. G. Anthony (second author)

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Collecting Event Map

  • Anthozoa: Zaphrentidae (1 record) none known to year
  • Asteroidea: Asterinidae (2 records) none known to year
  • Bivalvia: Arcidae (1 record) none known to year
  • Bivalvia: Carditidae (1 record) none known to year
  • Bivalvia: Corbulidae (1 record) none known to year
  • Bivalvia: Mutellidae (3 records) none known to year
  • Bivalvia: Pisidiidae (1 record) none known to year
  • Bivalvia: Unionidae (105 records) none known to year
  • Gastropoda: Achatinellidae (1 record) none known to year
  • Gastropoda: Achatinidae (2 records) none known to year
  • Gastropoda: Ampullariidae (2 records) none known to year
  • Gastropoda: Ancylidae (2 records) none known to year
  • Gastropoda: Architectonicidae (2 records) none known to year
  • Gastropoda: Bulimulidae (2 records) none known to year
  • Gastropoda: Camaenidae (1 record) none known to year
  • Gastropoda: Cerithiidae (2 records) none known to year
  • Gastropoda: Clausiliidae (1 record) none known to year
  • Gastropoda: Cypraeidae (2 records) none known to year
  • Gastropoda: Endodontidae (2 records) none known to year
  • Gastropoda: Gastrocoptidae (1 record) none known to year
  • Gastropoda: Haplotrematidae (1 record) none known to year
  • Gastropoda: Helicellidae (2 records) none known to year
  • Gastropoda: Helicidae (3 records) none known to year
  • Gastropoda: Helicinidae (5 records) in year 1868
  • Gastropoda: Lymnaeidae (1 record) none known to year
  • Gastropoda: Muricidae (2 records) in year 1859
  • Gastropoda: Neocyclotidae (1 record) none known to year
  • Gastropoda: Neritidae (2 records) none known to year
  • Gastropoda: Pachychilidae (1 record) none known to year
  • Gastropoda: Planorbidae (2 records) none known to year
  • Gastropoda: Pleuroceridae (229 records) in years 1853-1860
  • Gastropoda: Septariidae (1 record) none known to year
  • Gastropoda: Spiraxidae (1 record) none known to year
  • Gastropoda: Subulinidae (1 record) none known to year
  • Gastropoda: Succineidae (3 records) none known to year
  • Gastropoda: Thiaridae (6 records) none known to year
  • Gastropoda: Turbinidae (1 record) none known to year
  • Gastropoda: Turritellidae (1 record) in year 1861
  • Gastropoda: Velutinidae (1 record) none known to year
  • Gastropoda: Viviparidae (18 records) in year 1840
  • Rhynchonellata: Platystrophiidae (8 records) none known to year
  • Trilobita: Calymenidae (2 records) in year 1844
  • : [no family] (26 records) in year 1853

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