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From Henry Wenman Newman   [before 22 October 1861]

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Replies to CD’s query (see 3778): the queens or females of the humble bees are not fertilised in the air. Offers a number of observations relating to the fertilisation of bees and wasps, which he has made in the course of sixty years.

Author:  Henry Wenman Newman
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [before 22 Oct 1861]
Classmark:  Journal of Horticulture, Cottage Gardener, and Country Gentleman n.s. 2 (1861–2): 76–7.
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3292A
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