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Darwin Correspondence Project

DCP-LETT-13670

To William Horsfall   8 February 1882

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Summary

Does not feel that the occurrence of perfect trilobites in the oldest known fossil-bearing rocks is fatal to evolution, as he does not believe these rocks to be contemporaneous with the first appearance of life.

Locomotive spores of some algae are like animals.

Summary

Does not feel that the occurrence of perfect trilobites in the oldest known fossil-bearing rocks is fatal to evolution, as he does not believe these rocks to be contemporaneous with the first appearance of life.

Locomotive spores of some algae are like animals.

Letter details

Letter no.
DCP-LETT-13670
From
Darwin, C. R.
To
Horsfall, William
Sent from
Down
Source of text
Down House (Scrapbook)
Physical description
3pp

Please cite as

Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 13670,” accessed on 28 July 2016, http://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/DCP-LETT-13670

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