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To Eduard Schulte   28 October 1879


Discusses case of colour display in butterfly.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Eduard Schulte
Date:  28 Oct 1879
Classmark:  DAR 147: 428
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12274

From Eduard Schulte   23 October 1879


Sends drawing and description of butterfly discovered in Celebes. It is noteworthy for its colour, which plays a role in mating.

Author:  Eduard Schulte
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  23 Oct 1879
Classmark:  DAR 177: 64
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12254

From Eduard Schulte   30 October 1879


Asks for reference to article on butterfly [see CD’s "Sexual colours of certain butterflies", Collected papers 2: 220–2].

Author:  Eduard Schulte
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  30 Oct 1879
Classmark:  DAR 177: 65
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12278

From Eduard Schulte   18 November 1879


Supports CD’s theory but doubts that butterfly life-cycle is consistent with it. Metamorphosis of butterflies is not comparable to that of other insects.

Comments on butterfly fertilisation of flowers.

Author:  Eduard Schulte
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  18 Nov 1879
Classmark:  DAR 177: 66
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12329
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