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Darwin Correspondence Project

From Fritz Müller   [c. January 1874]

The transcript of this letter is not yet available online.

Summary

Agrees with Bates that neuter termites are not modified imagos (sterile females), but modified larvae (of both sexes).

Systematic relations of stingless honey-bees (Melipona and Trigona) are not yet well established.

Summary

Agrees with Bates that neuter termites are not modified imagos (sterile females), but modified larvae (of both sexes).

Systematic relations of stingless honey-bees (Melipona and Trigona) are not yet well established.

Letter details

Letter no.
DCP-LETT-9281
From
Johann Friedrich Theodor (Fritz) Müller
To
Charles Robert Darwin
Sent from
unstated
Source of text
Nature, 19 February 1874, p. 309

Please cite as

Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 9281,” accessed on 14 December 2017, http://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/DCP-LETT-9281

Also published in The Correspondence of Charles Darwin, vol. 22

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