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To Virginius Dabney   3 November 1873


Thanks VD for information on caterpillars selecting food plants from within one family,

and on similar behaviour in hogs, which will not eat any plants from a family containing some poisonous members.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Virginius Dabney
Date:  3 Nov 1873
Classmark:  University of Virginia Library, Special Collections (3314 1: 56 MSS 3082-a)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9128

From Virginius Dabney   18 October 1873


Feeding habits of the tobacco worm; it eats only five plants, all very different, but of same botanical family.

Author:  Virginius Dabney
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  18 Oct 1873
Classmark:  DAR 162: 1
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9099
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