RECORD: Darwin, C. R. 1837. [Specimens of the genus Carabus from South America]. [Read 3 April.] Transactions of the Entomological Society of London 2: xli.

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C. Darwin, Esq. exhibited a fine series specimens of five species of the genus Carabus,1 from the southern extremity of South America.

1 A genus of ground beetles, first named by Linnaeus in 1758. Darwin was a founding member and fellow of the society since 1833. See Hope, F. W. 1838. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of London: Sitting of the third April, 1837 [Exhibition of Chiasognathus Grantii and Carabi collected by Mr. Darwin, with comments on these specimens]. Entomological Magazine 5: 56-59. Text

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