RECORD: Darwin, C. R. n.d. Abstract of Deslongchamps in Memoires de la Societe Linneenne de Normandie. CUL-DAR73.156. Transcribed by Kees Rookmaaker, edited by John van Wyhe (Darwin Online, http://darwin-online.org.uk/).

REVISION HISTORY: Transcribed by Kees Rookmaaker, edited by John van Wyhe 3.2014. RN1

NOTE: Reference: Eudes-Deslongchamps. 1848. Mémoire sur les Pleurotomaires des terrains secondaires du Calvados. Mémoires de la Societe Linneenne de Normandie 8: 1-157.

Reproduced with the permission of the Syndics of Cambridge University Library and William Huxley Darwin.


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Mém de la Soc. Linn. de Normandie. vol. 8. 1849. p. XXII.

M. Eudes-Deslongchamps describes the "carpe a miroir", with some scales excessively big & others very small. — Thinks it a disease — has before reffered to Carpes Moises with head bomb like a spaniel.

p. 23. M. Eudes-Deslongchamps, Mémoire sur les Pleurotomaires —

extremely variable genus, but all the species are not endowed with same variability. "Il y en a qui varient peu ou point, d'autres qui varient beaucoup, tout en conservant, dans leurs nuances diverses ..." Mais il est d'autres especes, dont les varietes n'ont pu ainsi dire pas de limite.


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