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Darwin Correspondence Project

Letter

Eugène Desmarest

1816–89

French entomologist. Member of the Société entomologique de France from 1838; secretary, 1840–89. Keeper of the Department of Comparative Anatomy, Museum of the Jardin des plantes. Co-author of the Encyclopédie d’histoire naturelle (1851–61).

Sources

DBF

Entomologist’s Monthly Magazine 2d ser. 1 (1890): 117

Gilbert 1977