From John Hellins   10 May 1869

Co Prison. Exeter

May 10. 69

Dear Sir

I have noted the sexes of the Lepidoptera already bred by me this year, & will continue to do so, & forward you the results as before.1

Yours faithfully | J. Hellins

Footnotes

For Hellins’s earlier list of the proportions of the sexes in Lepidoptera, see Correspondence vol. 16, letters from John Hellins, 20 April 1868 and 16 December 1868.

Bibliography

Correspondence: The correspondence of Charles Darwin. Edited by Frederick Burkhardt et al. 27 vols to date. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. 1985–.

Summary

Notes sex ratios in Lepidoptera he is breeding.

Letter details

Letter no.
DCP-LETT-6745
From
John Hellins
To
Charles Robert Darwin
Sent from
Exeter
Source of text
DAR 166: 138
Physical description
1p