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Record number: WCP4635

Sent by:
Alfred Russel Wallace
Sent to:
William Weekes Fowler
28 July 1901

Sent by Alfred Russel Wallace, Corfe View, Parkstone, Dorset to William Weekes Fowler [none given] on 28 July 1901.

Record created:
26 July 2012 by Catchpole, Caroline


Encloses a signature he forgot to send earlier. Has some queries he wants cleared up. Where is Rhizophagus to be inserted in species list? Is authority Blatch & Hotner? Asks for other authorities for other items.

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LETTER (WCP4635.4949)

A typical letter handwritten by author in English and signed by author.

Held by:
Hope Entomological Library, Oxford University Museum of Natural History
Finding number:
ARW 320
Copyright owner:
ŠA. R. Wallace Literary Estate

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Parkstone, Dorset.

July 28th. 1901

Revd. Canon Fowler

Dear Sir

I find I forgot to send you the signature you asked me for, which I now enclose.

In making the additions to the Coleoptera you sent me there are a few points I want cleared up.

1. Where is Rhizophagus to be inserted in my list of new species? And is the authority (Blatch & Hotner1?) (I cannot make out the second name.)

2. Telephorus figuratus var cruachanus. (Chilty) or (Chitty)? [[2]] 3. Heteroceridae -- where does it come? and the authority? (Kuw est?)

I cannot find either of these names in the Naturalists Directory or would not trouble you.

Yours very truly Alfred R. Wallace [signature]


1. The reference should be to Blatch & Horner.

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