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From A. S. Packard   30 October 1879

Summary

This autumn several observers have noted Plusia moths caught in the flowers of Physianthus albens. Also bees attack and devour the trapped moths.

Author:  Alpheus Spring Packard, Jr
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  30 Oct 1879
Classmark:  DAR 174: 3
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12277

To A. S. Packard   23 November 1879

Summary

Has never heard of bees that are carnivorous; hopes someone will investigate ASP’s observations.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Alpheus Spring Packard, Jr
Date:  23 Nov 1879
Classmark:  English Heritage, Down House (Scrapbook)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12333

From A. S. Packard Jr   1 August 1872

Summary

CD’s letter inviting him to visit did not reach him till he returned home.

Author:  Alpheus Spring Packard, Jr
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  1 Aug 1872
Classmark:  DAR 174: 2
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8445
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