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Darwin Correspondence Project

To Auguste Forel   19 June 1876

The transcript of this letter is not yet available online.

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
Charles Robert Darwin
To
Auguste-Henri (Auguste) Forel
Sent from
Down
Source of text
Medizinhistorisches Institut, Universität Zürich
Physical description
3pp

Please cite as

Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 10539,” accessed on 22 September 2017, http://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/DCP-LETT-10539

Also published in The Correspondence of Charles Darwin, vol. 24

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