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Darwin Correspondence Project

To Alpheus Hyatt   14 December [1872]

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Summary

Sends copy of last edition of Origin.

Respecting AH’s theory that acceleration of growth produces new characters, urges AH to examine decapods that do and do not pass through zoea stage. Believes there are no marked differences between them.

Summary

Sends copy of last edition of Origin.

Respecting AH’s theory that acceleration of growth produces new characters, urges AH to examine decapods that do and do not pass through zoea stage. Believes there are no marked differences between them.

Letter details

Letter no.
DCP-LETT-8678
From
Darwin, C. R.
To
Hyatt, Alpheus
Sent from
Down
Source of text
Maryland Historical Society (Alpheus Hyatt Papers MS 1007)
Physical description
& damaged

Please cite as

Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 8678,” accessed on 3 December 2016, http://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/DCP-LETT-8678

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