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Darwin Correspondence Project

From William Ogle   [23–4 September 1875]

The transcript of this letter is not yet available online.

Summary

Asks whether CD has observed that bees limit their visits to a single kind of flower on each journey from the hive, as Aristotle has said they do. What advantage would such a limitation be to the insects?

Summary

Asks whether CD has observed that bees limit their visits to a single kind of flower on each journey from the hive, as Aristotle has said they do. What advantage would such a limitation be to the insects?

Letter details

Letter no.
DCP-LETT-10167
From
William Ogle
To
Charles Robert Darwin
Sent from
Oxford and Cambridge Club
Source of text
DAR 46.2: C63–4
Physical description
4pp inc †

Please cite as

Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 10167,” accessed on 19 February 2019, http://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/DCP-LETT-10167

Also published in The Correspondence of Charles Darwin, vol. 23

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