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To Auguste Forel   19 June 1876

Summary

Asks how the Coleoptera that inhabit the nests of ants colonise a new nest. Wallace has suggested their ova become attached to winged female ants.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Auguste-Henri (Auguste) Forel
Date:  19 June 1876
Classmark:  Medizinhistorisches Institut, Universität Zürich
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10539

From Auguste Forel   23 June 1876

Summary

Coleoptera inhabiting ants’ nests. Means of colonisation of new nests.

Author:  Auguste-Henri (Auguste) Forel
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  23 June 1876
Classmark:  DAR 164: 156
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10545

From Auguste Forel   23 September 1874

Summary

Sends a copy of his book on Swiss ants [Les fourmis de la Suisse (1874)]. Notes points and passages that he thinks will interest CD.

Author:  Auguste-Henri (Auguste) Forel
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  23 Sept 1874
Classmark:  DAR 164: 153
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9656

To Auguste Forel   28 September [1874]

Summary

Thanks AHF for his book on ants of Switzerland;

recommends reading Thomas Belt’s Naturalist in Nicaragua [1874].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Auguste-Henri (Auguste) Forel
Date:  28 Sept [1874]
Classmark:  Medizinhistorisches Institut, Universität Zürich
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9661

To Auguste Forel   15 October 1874

Summary

Writes about AHF’s book on Swiss ants.

Recounts his own observations on ants carrying cocoons.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Auguste-Henri (Auguste) Forel
Date:  15 Oct 1874
Classmark:  Medizinhistorisches Institut, Universität Zürich
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9680

From Auguste Forel   31 October 1874

Summary

Thanks for CD’s favourable opinion of his book [Les fourmis de la Suisse (1874)]. Habits of ants; observations on their carrying empty eggs.

Author:  Auguste-Henri (Auguste) Forel
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  31 Oct 1874
Classmark:  DAR 164: 154
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9704

From Auguste Forel   12 November 1874

Summary

Thanks for the present of the book [Thomas Belt, The naturalist in Nicaragua (1874)].

Author:  Auguste-Henri (Auguste) Forel
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  12 Nov 1874
Classmark:  DAR 164: 155
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9718
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