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Darwin Correspondence Project

To ?   26 February 1882

The transcript of this letter is not yet available online.

Summary

CD cannot answer his question concerning the death of earthworms. The usual cause is through parasitic larva of a fly. Worms are susceptible to certain poisons from plants.

Glad his book [Earthworms] has interested HHL.

Summary

CD cannot answer his question concerning the death of earthworms. The usual cause is through parasitic larva of a fly. Worms are susceptible to certain poisons from plants.

Glad his book [Earthworms] has interested HHL.

Letter details

Letter no.
DCP-LETT-13709A
From
Darwin, C. R.
To
Leng, H. H.
Sent from
Down
Source of text
St George’s College Library, Quilmes, Argentina
Physical description
3pp

Please cite as

Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 13709A,” accessed on 11 December 2016, http://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/DCP-LETT-13709A

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