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Darwin Correspondence Project

To Raphael Meldola   26 March [1873]

Down, | Beckenham, Kent. [16 Montague Street, London.]

March 26th

Dear Sir

I write one line to thank you for your note.— Your exception almost proves the rule.—1 I hope that you will before long continue & complete your researches on mimetic forms.—2

Dear Sir

Footnotes

Meldola had provided CD with an example of sexual difference in the ocelli on the wings of a species of butterfly (see letter from Raphael Meldola, 24 March 1873 and n. 1).

Summary

Thanks RM for note on ocelli.

Letter details

Letter no.
DCP-LETT-8823
From
Charles Robert Darwin
To
Raphael Meldola
Sent from
London, Montague St, 16 Down letterhead
Source of text
Oxford University Museum of Natural History (Hope Entomological Collections 1350, Hope/Westwood Archive, Darwin folder)

Please cite as

Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 8823,” accessed on 17 December 2017, http://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/DCP-LETT-8823

Also published in The Correspondence of Charles Darwin, vol. 21

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