William Turton (21 May 1762 – 28 December 1835) was an English naturalist. Turton was born at Olveston, Gloucestershire and was educated at Oriel College, Oxford. He commenced in practice at Swansea, but devoted his leisure time to natural history, especially conchology. He published several illustrated shell books, and a translation of Gmelin's edition of Linnaeus' Systema Naturae in 1806. Turton died at Bideford. His shell collection is now located at the Smithsonian Institution. The bivalve genus Turtonia and the species Galeomma turtoni was named for him.

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  • William Turton (21 May 1762 – 28 December 1835) was an English naturalist. Turton was born at Olveston, Gloucestershire and was educated at Oriel College, Oxford. He commenced in practice at Swansea, but devoted his leisure time to natural history, especially conchology. He published several illustrated shell books, and a translation of Gmelin's edition of Linnaeus' Systema Naturae in 1806. Turton died at Bideford. His shell collection is now located at the Smithsonian Institution. The bivalve genus Turtonia and the species Galeomma turtoni was named for him. (en)
  • William Turton est un naturaliste britannique, né le 21 mai 1762 à Olveston, Gloucestershire et mort le 28 décembre 1835 à Bideford. Il fait ses études à l’Oriel College à Oxford. Il commence à pratiquer la médecine à Swansea et consacre ses loisirs à l’étude de l’histoire naturelle, particulièrement la conchyliologie. Il fait paraître plusieurs livres illustrés sur les coquillages et traduit la treizième édition du Systema naturae de Carl von Linné (1707-1778) supervisé par Johann Friedrich Gmelin (1748-1804). Sa collection de coquillages est actuellement conservée au National Museum of Natural History à Washington, DC. (fr)
  • Turton nacque a Olveston, nel Gloucestershire, e venne educato all'Oriel College, ad Oxford. Incominciò a praticare a Swansea, ma dedicò il suo tempo libero alla storia naturale, soprattutto alla conchiliologia. Pubblicò alcuni libri illustrati sulle conchiglie ed una traduzione dell'edizione di Gmelin del Systema Naturae di Linneo nel 1806. Turton morì a Bideford. La sua collezione di conchiglie si trova ora alla Smithsonian Institution. Il genere di bivalvi Turtonia venne chiamato così in suo onore. (it)
  • Willian Turton (21 de maio, 1762 - 28 de dezembro, 1835) foi um naturalista inglês. (pt)
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  • William Turton (21 May 1762 – 28 December 1835) was an English naturalist. Turton was born at Olveston, Gloucestershire and was educated at Oriel College, Oxford. He commenced in practice at Swansea, but devoted his leisure time to natural history, especially conchology. He published several illustrated shell books, and a translation of Gmelin's edition of Linnaeus' Systema Naturae in 1806. Turton died at Bideford. His shell collection is now located at the Smithsonian Institution. The bivalve genus Turtonia and the species Galeomma turtoni was named for him. (en)
  • William Turton est un naturaliste britannique, né le 21 mai 1762 à Olveston, Gloucestershire et mort le 28 décembre 1835 à Bideford. Il fait ses études à l’Oriel College à Oxford. Il commence à pratiquer la médecine à Swansea et consacre ses loisirs à l’étude de l’histoire naturelle, particulièrement la conchyliologie. Il fait paraître plusieurs livres illustrés sur les coquillages et traduit la treizième édition du Systema naturae de Carl von Linné (1707-1778) supervisé par Johann Friedrich Gmelin (1748-1804). Sa collection de coquillages est actuellement conservée au National Museum of Natural History à Washington, DC. (fr)
  • Turton nacque a Olveston, nel Gloucestershire, e venne educato all'Oriel College, ad Oxford. Incominciò a praticare a Swansea, ma dedicò il suo tempo libero alla storia naturale, soprattutto alla conchiliologia. Pubblicò alcuni libri illustrati sulle conchiglie ed una traduzione dell'edizione di Gmelin del Systema Naturae di Linneo nel 1806. Turton morì a Bideford. La sua collezione di conchiglie si trova ora alla Smithsonian Institution. Il genere di bivalvi Turtonia venne chiamato così in suo onore. (it)
  • Willian Turton (21 de maio, 1762 - 28 de dezembro, 1835) foi um naturalista inglês. (pt)
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