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From W. P. Marshall   26 December 1881

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The Birmingham Natural History Society found the soft coral Virgularia mirabilis while dredging near Oban, Scotland. They resemble Beagle specimens from Bahia Blanca, which draw themselves into the mud when touched.

Author:  William Prime Marshall
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  26 Dec 1881
Classmark:  DAR 171: 50
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13580

From W. P. Marshall   29 December 1881

Summary

Thanks for reference to A. von Kölliker’s monograph on Alcyonaria [Anatomisch-systematische Beschreibung der Alcyonarien (1870)].

Author:  William Prime Marshall
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  29 Dec 1881
Classmark:  DAR 171: 51
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13586
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