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To B. J. Sulivan   15 October 1879

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Sends £2 for the "Buttonian subscription" [see 9229].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Bartholomew James Sulivan
Date:  15 Oct 1879
Classmark:  Sulivan family (private collection)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12258
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Barnacles

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Sources|Discussion Questions|Experiment Darwin and barnacles Darwin’s interest in Cirripedia, a class of marine arthropods, was first piqued by the discovery of an odd burrowing barnacle, which he later named “Mr. Arthrobalanus," while he was…

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  • … Letter Packet: Darwin's Barnacles Letter 1015 —Darwin to J. D. Hooker, [18 Oct …

Living and fossil cirripedia

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Darwin published four volumes on the crustacean sub-class Cirripedia between 1851 and 1854, two on living species and two on fossil species. These were systematic monographs, written for a specialist audience, and as such are probably among the most…

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  • … Darwin published four volumes on the crustacean sub-class Cirripedia between 1851 and 1854, two on …