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DCP-LETT-10539

To Auguste Forel   19 June 1876

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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.

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.

Letter details

Letter no.
DCP-LETT-10539
From
Darwin, C. R.
To
Forel, A.-H.
Sent from
Down
Source of text
Medizinhistorisches Institut, Universität Zürich
Physical description
3pp

Please cite as

Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 10539,” accessed on 29 September 2016, http://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/DCP-LETT-10539

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