RECORD: Darwin, C. R. n.d. Abstract of Alexander Macalister; Alph. Milne-Edwards. CUL-DAR87.6 and CUL-DAR87.9. Edited by John van Wyhe (Darwin Online,

REVISION HISTORY: Transcribed by Christine Chua and edited by John van Wyhe 3.2022. RN1

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

Darwin cited this in Descent 2d ed., p. 14, n30: "Prof. A. Macalister, 'Annals and Mag. of Nat. History,' vol. vii., 1871, p. 342."


Annals & Mag. of N. Hist. May 1871 [vol. 7] p. 242 [p. 342] On Muscles of Ears &c of Chimpanzee

[Alexander Macalister. On some points in the myology of the chimpanzee and others of the primates, pp. 341-351.]


Annals & Mag. of N. Hist 1871.

—— No 41. p. 341 on Ears Muscles of Chimpanzee very weak

Annals & Mag of N. Hist Dec 1871 [vol. 8] p. 438 Embryological Lemuridae very distant from monkey

[Alph. Milne-Edwards. Observations on some points in the Embryology of the Lemuroidea, and on the Zoological Affinities of those Animals, pp. 438-440.]

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