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Darwin Correspondence Project

To Virginius Dabney   3 November 1873

The transcript of this letter is not yet available online.

Summary

Thanks VD for information on caterpillars selecting food plants from within one family,

and on similar behaviour in hogs, which will not eat any plants from a family containing some poisonous members.

Summary

Thanks VD for information on caterpillars selecting food plants from within one family,

and on similar behaviour in hogs, which will not eat any plants from a family containing some poisonous members.

Letter details

Letter no.
DCP-LETT-9128
From
Charles Robert Darwin
To
Virginius Dabney
Sent from
Down
Source of text
University of Virginia Library, Special Collections (MSS 3082-a)
Physical description
2pp

Please cite as

Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 9128,” accessed on 28 June 2017, http://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/DCP-LETT-9128

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

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