To S. P. Woodward1 6 May 18542
A letter from Darwin to S. P. Woodward, of the British Museum, best known as the author of the “Manual of the Mollusca.”3 In this letter Darwin expresses his inability to accept the view (Carpenter’s, 1844) that the Hippuritidæ are in any way a connecting link between the Oysters and the Barnacles.4
CD expresses his inability to accept the view that the Hippuritidae are in any way a connecting link between the oysters and the barnacles.
Please cite as
Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 1570,” accessed on 24 March 2017, http://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/DCP-LETT-1570