RECORD: Darwin, C. R. 'Wallace tells me...terrestrial leaches' (6.1867) CUL-DAR81.16 Transcribed and edited by John van Wyhe (Darwin Online, http://darwin-online.org.uk/)
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June 21st 67
Wallace tells me that in the Eastern Islands there are terrestrial leaches longitudinally banded with bright colours: cased like Plenaria.
W. suspects that some lower marine animals are brightly coloured, as they are stinger on principle of caterpillars, but I doubt.
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