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DCP-LETT-10324

From Fritz Müller   25 December 1875

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Summary

"Sambaquis", or shell mounds accumulated by former inhabitants of the coast, contain shells of some animals that FM has never seen living.

Ants that live on imbauba trees (Cecropia) are attracted by small bodies at base of each petiole.

Summary

"Sambaquis", or shell mounds accumulated by former inhabitants of the coast, contain shells of some animals that FM has never seen living.

Ants that live on imbauba trees (Cecropia) are attracted by small bodies at base of each petiole.

Letter details

Letter no.
DCP-LETT-10324
From
Müller, J. F. T.
To
Darwin, C. R.
Sent from
Santa Catharina, Brazil
Source of text
Nature, 17 February 1876, pp. 304–5

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Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 10324,” accessed on 30 September 2016, http://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/DCP-LETT-10324

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