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Darwin Correspondence Project

DCP-LETT-8184

To Raphael Meldola   27 January [1872]1

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Summary

Invites RM to keep some specimens as long as he wishes.

Recalls vaguely the mention of a butterfly species in which the male alone is mimetic.

Letter details

Letter no.
DCP-LETT-8184
From
Darwin, C. R.
To
Meldola, Raphael
Sent from
Down
Source of text
Oxford University Museum of Natural History (Hope Entomological Collections 1350)
Physical description
ApcS

Summary

Invites RM to keep some specimens as long as he wishes.

Recalls vaguely the mention of a butterfly species in which the male alone is mimetic.

Please cite as

Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 8184,” accessed on 12 February 2016, http://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/DCP-LETT-8184

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