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Letter 7082

Bates, H. W. to Darwin, C. R.

17 Jan 1870

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    Returns CD's MS [of entomological section of Descent] marked with suggested alterations.

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    Suggests qualifications about rudimentary horn in female Onitis furcifer [See Descent 1: 372].

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    Sends additional data on colour differences in sexes of longicorn Coleoptera [See Descent 1: 367–8].

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    Suggests a modification of CD's view of female coloration that would bring him "nearly into harmony" with Wallace.


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