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Darwin Correspondence Project

To D. F. Nevill   15 January 1877

The transcript of this letter is not yet available online.

Summary

Thanks DN for references.

The Apocyanaceae that catch Lepidoptera represent the most gratuitous case of cruelty in nature known to CD, since the captured butterfly is of no use to the plant.

Summary

Thanks DN for references.

The Apocyanaceae that catch Lepidoptera represent the most gratuitous case of cruelty in nature known to CD, since the captured butterfly is of no use to the plant.

Letter details

Letter no.
DCP-LETT-10789
From
Charles Robert Darwin
To
Dorothy Fanny Nevill
Sent from
Down
Source of text
Cleveland Health Sciences Library (Robert M. Stecher collection)
Physical description
1p

Please cite as

Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 10789,” accessed on 22 November 2017, http://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/DCP-LETT-10789

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