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From Roland Trimen   18 November 1869

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Thanks CD for his orchid paper ["Fertilization of orchids", Collected papers 2: 138–56]. Comments briefly on orchids.

Discusses moths in which the wing underside is the most brightly coloured, and relates his observations on sexual selection by a moth, Syntomis.

Author:  Roland Trimen
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  18 Nov 1869
Classmark:  DAR 82: 27–9
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6995
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