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Alfred Russel Wallace
Sent to:
Frederick Bates
2 March 1858

Sent by Alfred Russel Wallace, Ternate to Frederick Bates Leicester on 2 March 1858.

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03 June 2013 by Chillingworth, Nancy


Re. Geodephaga species, commenting on notes made by F. Bates in a letter received a month previously; variation of entomological species; species of Catascopus sent to Saunders; habits of Cicindelidae; theory of colours of insect species; planned expedition to northern Celebes; plans to write a Coleoptera Malayana; disgraceful state of current publishing in entomology, comments on particular works.

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Marchant, James. (1916). I. Early letters (1854-62). 45-88. In: Marchant, James. Alfred Russel Wallace Letters and Reminiscences, Vol. 1. Cassell and Company, Ltd, London, New York, Toronto and Melbourne. i-xi, 1-320. [p. 69-70]

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