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Darwin Correspondence Project

DCP-LETT-11179

To Gaston de Saporta   11 October 1877

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Summary

Thanks GdeS for communicating his discovery. It is especially important at a time when several naturalists have declared that development occurs quite suddenly at intervals. Joseph Le Conte in N. America urges that even new families and orders are developed within an extremely short period.

Letter details

Letter no.
DCP-LETT-11179
From
Darwin, C. R.
To
Saporta, L. C. J. G. de
Sent from
Down
Source of text
DAR 147: 422
Physical description
1p

Summary

Thanks GdeS for communicating his discovery. It is especially important at a time when several naturalists have declared that development occurs quite suddenly at intervals. Joseph Le Conte in N. America urges that even new families and orders are developed within an extremely short period.

Please cite as

Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 11179,” accessed on 5 May 2016, http://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/DCP-LETT-11179

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