skip to content

Darwin Correspondence Project

Search Results

Darwin Correspondence Project
Search:
"Darwin C R" in search-correspondent disabled_by_default
Darwin, C. R. in correspondent disabled_by_default
1873 in date disabled_by_default
Meldola, Raphael in correspondent disabled_by_default
4 Items
Sorted by:  
Page: 1

To Raphael Meldola   26 March [1873]

Summary

Thanks RM for note on ocelli.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Raphael Meldola
Date:  26 Mar [1873]
Classmark:  Oxford University Museum of Natural History (Hope Entomological Collections 1350, Hope/Westwood Archive, Darwin folder)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8823

To Raphael Meldola   13 August [1873]

Summary

Thanks RM for his paper on mimicry.

Cannot answer RM’s query because he believes it impossible to define large variations.

Believes monstrosities are generally injurious and are not often, if ever, taken advantage of in nature.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Raphael Meldola
Date:  13 Aug [1873]
Classmark:  Oxford University Museum of Natural History (Hope Entomological Collections 1350: Hope/Westwood Archive, Darwin folder)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9006

From Raphael Meldola   24 March 1873

thumbnail

Summary

Gives some information on variation of ocelli between sexes in butterfly species.

Proposes publishing a series of papers on mimicry.

Author:  Raphael Meldola
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  24 Mar 1873
Classmark:  DAR 89: 83–4
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8821

From Raphael Meldola   11 August 1873

Summary

Encloses a copy of his paper on mimicry [Proc. Zool. Soc. Lond. (1873): 153–61].

Asks whether large variations are more often limited to one sex than slight ones.

Author:  Raphael Meldola
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  11 Aug 1873
Classmark:  DAR 171: 120
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9004
Document type
letter (4)
Correspondent
Darwin, C. R.disabled_by_default
Meldola, Raphaeldisabled_by_default
letter