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Babington, C. C. 1836. Notice of the varieties of Chiasognathus Grantii, forwarded to Cambridge by C. Darwin, Esq. (Read 4 Jan.) Transactions of the Entomological Society of London 1: lxxxv-lxxxvi. Text A891

Babington, C. C. [1842.] Dytiscidae Darwinianae; or, Descriptions of the Species of Dytiscidae collected by Charles Darwin, Esq., M.A. Sec. G. S. &c., in South America and Australia during his Voyage in H.M.S. Beagle. [Read 4 June 1838] Transactions of the Royal Entomological Society of London 3: 1-17. Text Image A38

Ornithological notesBarlow, N. ed. 1963. Darwin's ornithological notes. Bulletin BMNH (Hist.) 2 (7): 201-278. With introduction, notes & appendix by the editor. Text Image PDF F1577

Bell, T. 1842-1843. Reptiles [and Amphibia] Part 5 of The zoology of the voyage of H.M.S. Beagle. Edited and superintended by Charles Darwin. London: Smith Elder and Co. Text Image PDF F9.5
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Berkeley, M. J. 1840. Notice of Some Fungi Collected by C. Darwin, Esq., during the Expedition of H. M. Ship Beagle. Annals and Magazine of Natural History 4: 291-93. Text Image A97

Berkeley, M. J. 1842. Notice on some fungi collected by C. Darwin, Esq., in South America and the Islands of the Pacific. Annals and Magazine of Natural History 9: 443-448. Text Image A127

Berkeley, M. J. 1845. On an edible fungus from Tierra del Fuego, and an allied Chilian species. Transactions of the Linnean Society of London 19: 37-43, plate 4. Text Image F1671

Bibron, G. 1841. Le rhinoderme de Darwin. Rhinoderma Darwinii. In Duméril, A. M. C. & Bibron, G. eds. Erpétologie générale, ou Histoire naturelle compléte des reptiles. Paris: Librairie Encyclopedique de Roret, vol. 8, p. 659. Text Image A518

Bryant, G. E. 1942. New species of Chrysomelidae, Halticinae (Coleopt.), collected by Charles Darwin during the voyage of the 'Beagle', 1832-1836. Annals and Magazine of Natural History (Ser. 11) 9: 99-107. Text Image A326

Buckland, W. 1837. Geology and mineralogy considered with reference to natural theology. Sixth Bridgewater treatise. Text A295

Busk, G. 1852. Catalogue of marine Polyzoa in the collection of the British Museum. Part I. Cheilostomata (part). London: Trustees of the British Museum. Text Image A532.1

Busk, G. 1854. Catalogue of marine Polyzoa in the collection of the British Museum, Part II. Cheilostomata (part). London: Trustees of the British Museum (Natural History). Text Image A532.2

Busk, G. 1875. Catalogue of marine Polyzoa in the collection of the British Museum, Part III. Cyclostomata. London: Trustees of the British Museum (Natural History). Text Image A532.3

Champion, G. C. 1918. Notes on various South American Coleoptera collected by Charles Darwin during the voyage of the Beagle, with descriptions of new genera and species. Entomologists' Monthly Magazine 54: 43-55. Text Image A702

Chancellor, G., A. diMauro, R. Ingle, G. King. 1988. Charles Darwin's Beagle Collections in the Oxford University Museum. Archives of Natural History 15 (2): 197-231. PDF F1838 (© Society for the History of Natural History, reproduced with permission.)

Clift, W. 1835. Notice on the Megatherium brought from Buenos Ayres by Woodbine Parish, Jun., Esq. F.G.S. F.R.S. [Read 13 June 1832] Transactions of the Geological Society of London (2nd ser.) 3 (3): 437-450, pls. 43-46. Text Image PDF A703

Cockerell, T. D. A. 1932. Bees collected by Charles Darwin on the voyage of the 'Beagle'. Journal of the New York Entomological Society 40 (December): 519-522. Text Image A322

Cobbold, T. S. 1873. Notes on Entozoa—Part I. [Read 10 October] Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 47: 736-742, 1 plate. Text Image A293

Cobbold, T. S. 1874. Notes on Entozoa. Part II. [Read 2 January] Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 48: 124-8, 1 plate. Text Image A294

Cobbold, T. S. 1886. Notes on Parasites collected by the late Charles Darwin, Esq. By T. Spencer Cobbold, M.D., F.R.S., F.L.S., Hon. Vice-President of the Birmingham Natural History and Microscopical Society. Journal of the Proceedings of the Linnean Society (Zoology) 19: 174-8. Text Image F1806

Darwin in Argentina. Revista de la Asociación Geológica Argentina 64, No. 1 (Feb. 2009): 1-180. Text PDF A194

Darwin's Plants from the Voyage of the Beagle. Contains high-resolution images of Darwin's Beagle plant specimens held in the Herbarium at Cambridge University.

Darwin, C. R. 1837. [Notes on Rhea americana and Rhea darwinii]. [Read 14 March] Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 5: 35-36. Text Image PDF F1643

Darwin, C. R. 1837. [Specimens of Chiasognathus Grantii]. [Read 3 April] Transactions of the Entomological Society of London 2: xli. Text Image PDF F1913

Darwin, C. R. 1837. [Specimens of the genus Carabus from South America]. [Read 3 April] Transactions of the Entomological Society of London 2: xli. Text Image PDF F1643a

Darwin, C. R. 1837. [Remarks upon the habits of the genera Geospiza, Camarhynchus, Cactornis and Certhidea of Gould]. [Read 10 May] Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 5: 49. Text Image F1644

Darwin, C. R. 1838. [Notes on Cocos-Keeling Islands plants]. In Henslow, J. S., Florula Keelingensis. An account of the native plants of the Keeling Islands. Annals of natural history 1 (July): 337-347. 2 pls. Text Image PDF F1959

Darwin, C. R. 1839. Journal and remarks. 1832-1836. London: Henry Colburn. Text Image PDF F10.3

Darwin, C. R. 1844. Observations on the structure and propagation of the genus Sagitta. Annals and Magazine of Natural History 13 (January): 1-6, 1 plate. Text Image PDF F1664

Darwin, C. R. 1844. Mr. Darwin's Memorandum. In Henslow, J. S., Rust in wheat. Gardeners' Chronicle (28 September): 659. Text Image PDF F1668a

Darwin, C. R. 1844. Brief descriptions of several terrestrial planariae, and of some remarkable marine species, with an account of their habits. Annals and Magazine of Natural History 14 (October): 241-251, 1 plate. Text Image PDF F1669

Darwin, C. R. 1845. Journal of researches into the natural history and geology of the countries visited during the voyage of H.M.S. Beagle round the world. London: John Murray. 2d ed. Text Image PDF F14

Darwin, C. R. 1845. Extracts from letters to the General Secretary, on the analogy of the structure of some volcanic rocks with that of glaciers. By C. Darwin, Esq., F.R.S. Specimens were exhibited. With observations on the same subject by Prof. Forbes. [Communicated by J. D. Forbes. 3 February] Proceedings of the Royal Society of Edinburgh 2: 17-18. Text Image PDF F1670

Darwin, C. R. 1846. An account of the fine dust which often falls on vessels in the Atlantic ocean. [Read 4 June 1845] Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society of London 2: 26-30. Text Image PDF F1672

Darwin, C. R. 1894. [Note on a Toxodon skull]. In R. Owen ed. The life of Richard Owen. London: John Murray, vol. 1, pp. 119-120. Text Image F2032

[Darwin's Catalogue of the appendages and other parts of Cirripedes, mounted as microscopical slides. (1854-5)]. Introduction Image UMZC-Histories3.454

Ehrenberg, C. G. 1845. Über eine aus feinstem Kieselmehl von Infusorien bestehende Schminke der Feuerländer. Bericht über die zur Bekanntmachung geeingneten Verhandlungen der Königl. Preuss. Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Berlin, pp. 63-64. Text Image A139

Ehrenberg, C. G. 1845. Über einen bedeutenden Infusorien haltenden vulkanischen Aschen-Tuff (Pyrobiolith) auf der Insel Ascension. Bericht über die zur Bekanntmachung geeingneten Verhandlungen der Königl. Preuss. Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Berlin, pp. 140-42. Text Image A140

Ehrenberg, C. G. 1845. Über einen See-Infusorien haltenden weissen vulkanischen Aschen-Tuff (Pyrobioloth) als sehr grosse Gebirgsmasse in Patagonien. Bericht über die zur Bekanntmachung geeingneten Verhandlungen der Königl. Preuss. Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Berlin, pp. 143-57. Text Image A141

Ehrenberg, C. G. 1844. Über einen die ganze Luft längere Zeit trübenden Staubregen im hohen atlantischen Ocean, in 70° 43' N.B. 26 W.L., und dessen Mischung aus zahlreichen Kieselthieren. Bericht über die zur Bekanntmachung geeigneten Verhandlungen der Königl. Preuss. Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Berlin, pp. 194-207. Text Image A138

Forbes, E. 1846. Descriptions of Secondary Fossil Shells from South America. Appendix. In Darwin, C. R., Geological Observations on South America. London: Smith, Elder, pp. 265-68, pl. v. Text Image F273 Galapagos finches

Funkhouser, W. D. 1934. A new membracid collected by Charles Darwin (Homoptera). Entomological News 45 (8) (October): 203-204. Text Image A323

Galloway, D. J. 2009. Darwin's Lichens. The Linnean 25(3): 36-51.

Gould, J. 1837. [Remarks on a Group of Ground Finches from Mr. Darwin's Collection, with Characters of the New Species]. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 5: 4-7. Text Image A88

Gould, J. 1837. [Observations on the Raptorial Birds in Mr. Darwin's Collection, with Characters of the New Species]. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 5: 9-11. Text Image A89

Gould, J. 1837. Exhibition of the fissirostral birds from Mr. Darwin’s collection, and characters of the new species. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 5: 22. Text Image A695

Gould, J. 1837. [Observations on a species of Sterna in King's College, a species of cormorant in the United Service Museum and three species of the genus Orpheus, from the Galapagos, in the collection of Mr. Darwin]. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 5: 26-27. Text Image A306

Gould, J. 1837. [On a New Rhea (Rhea Darwinii) from Mr. Darwin's Collection]. [Read 14 March] Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 5: 35. Text Image A177

Gould, J. 1837. [Exhibition of Mr. Darwin's Birds, and description of a New Species of Wagtail (Motacilla Yarrelli)]. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 5: 77-78. Text Image A178

Gould, J. 1838. [Exhibition of 'another portion of the birds collected by Charles Darwin, Esq.']. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 6: 4. Text Image A696

Gould, J. [and G. R. Gray]. 1838-1841. Birds Part 3 of The zoology of the voyage of H.M.S. Beagle. Edited and superintended by Charles Darwin. London: Smith Elder and Co.
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Gray, J. E. 1845. [Specimens presented by Darwin in] Catalogue of the specimens of lizards in the collection of the British Museum. London: Newman. Text Image A275

Grouw, H. van, and F. D. Steinheimer. 2008. Charles Darwin’s lost Cinereous Harrier found in the collection of the National Museum of Natural History Leiden. Zoologische Mededelingen 82 (December): 595-598. Text PDF A581

Günther, A. 1858. Catalogue of the Batrachia Salientia in the collection of the British Museum. London: Trustees of the British Museum. Image A535

Günther, A. 1860. On a new snake from the Galapagos Islands [Herpetodryas biserialis]. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 1860: 97-98. Text Image A700

Günther, A. 1877. The gigantic land-tortoises (living and extinct) in the collection of the British Museum. London: British Museum, iv + 96 p., pls. I-LIV. Image A701

Harker, A. 1907. Notes on the rocks of the "Beagle" Collection. Geological Magazine 5th ser. 4: 100-106. Text Image A104

[Harker, A. c. 1907.] Sedgwick Museum. Catalogue of the "Beagle" Collection of Rocks, made by Charles Darwin during the voyage of H.M.S. "Beagle", 1832-6. Introduction Image HarkerCatalogue

Harmer, S. F. 1901. List of specimens collected on the Beagle which were kept or discarded, with extracts from Darwin's manuscripts referring to specimens kept in the museum. University Museum of Zoology, Cambridge. Image UMZC-Histories4.945

Henslow, J. S. 1837. Description of Two New Species of Opuntia; with Remarks on the Structure of the Fruit of Rhipsalis. Magazine of Zoology and Botany 1:466-69. Text Image A96

Henslow, J. S. Florula Keelingensis. An account of the native plants of the Keeling Islands. By the Rev. J. S. Henslow, M.A., Professor of Botany in the University of Cambridge. Annals of natural history Vol. 1, No. 5 (July): 337-347. 2 pls. Text Image F1959

Herbert, S., Gibson, S. A., Norman, D. B., Geist, D., Estes, G., Grant, T. and Miles, A. J. 2009. Into the field again: re-examining Charles Darwin's 1835 geological work on Isla Santiago (James Island) in the Galápagos archipelago. Earth Sciences History 28, No. 1, pp. 1-31. Text Image PDF A578

Hickson, S. J. 1921. On Some Alcyonaria in the Cambridge Museum. Proceedings of the Cambridge Philosophical Society 20: 366-73. Text Image A93

Higgins, H. H. 1881. Note on a collection of Cirripedes, made by Mr. Charles Darwin, and now in the Free Public Museum. Proceedings of the literary and philosophical society of Liverpool 35: xlv-xlvi. Text Image A310

Hooker, J. D. 1846. Description of Pleuropetalum, a new genus of Portulaceae, from the Galapagos Islands. London Journal of Botany 5: 108-9. Text Image A113

Hooker, J. D. 1846. Enumeration of the plants in the Galapagos Islands, with descriptions of the new species. Proceedings of the Linnean Society of London 1: 276-279. Text Image A698

Hooker, J. D. 1847. An enumeration of the plants of the Galapagos Archipelago; with descriptions of those which are new. [Read 4 March, 6 May, and 16 December 1845.] Transactions of the Linnean Society of London 20: 163-233. Text Image A149

Hooker, J. D. 1847. On the vegetation of the Galapagos Archipelago, as compared with that of some other tropical islands and of the continent of America. Transactions of the Linnean Society of London 20: 235-262. Text Image A148

Hooker, W. J. & Arnott, G. A. W. 1836. Contributions towards a Flora of South America and the islands of the Pacific. Companion to the Botanical Magazine 2: 41-52. Text Image A152

Hooker, W. J. & Arnott, G. A. W. 1836. Contributions towards a Flora of South America and the islands of the Pacific. Companion to the Botanical Magazine 2: 250-254. Text Image A153

Hooker, W. J. 1837-1922. Icones plantarum or figures, with brief descriptive characters and remarks, of new or rare plants, selected from the author's herbarium. London: Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, Green, & Longman. Text A672

Hooker, W. J. & Arnott, G. A. W. 1841. Contributions towards a Flora of South America and the islands of the Pacific. Journal of Botany, London, 3: 19-47.Text Image A145

Hooker, W. J. & Arnott, G. A. W. 1841. Contributions towards a Flora of South America and the islands of the Pacific. Journal of Botany, London, 3: 310-348. Text Image A146

Hope, F. W. 1838. Descriptions of some species of Carabidae, collected by Charles Darwin, Esq., in his late Voyage. Transactions of the Entomological Society of London 2: 128-131. Text Image A101

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 Image A595

Jenyns, L. 1840-1842. Fish Part 4 of The zoology of the voyage of H.M.S. Beagle. Edited and superintended by Charles Darwin. London: Smith Elder and Co. Introduction PDF
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Keynes, R. D. ed. 2000. Charles Darwin's zoology notes & specimen lists from H.M.S. Beagle. Text Image PDF F1840

Laurent, J. and Campbell, M. 1987. The Eye of Reason: Charles Darwin in Australasia. North Wollongong: University of Wollongong Press.

Linsley, E. G. & Usinger, R. L. 1966. Insects of the Galápagos Islands. Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences 33 (7): 113-196. Text Image A533

Lowe, M. W.; Brooke, M. de L.; Rookmaaker, L. C.; Wetton, L., 2010. Charles Darwin's tinamou egg. Archives of Natural History 37 (1): 167-169, fig. 1.

Lubbock, J. 1853. Description of a new genus of Calanidae. Annals and Magazine of Natural History 1853: 25-29, pl. 1. Text Image A309

Lubbock, J. 1855. On the freshwater Entomostraca of South America. Transactions of the Entomological Society of London (NS) 3 (6): 232-240, pl. 15. Text Image A699

Lyell, Charles. 1837. Presidential Address to the Geological Society. (Read 17 February). Proceedings of the Geological Society of London 2, no. 49, pp. 479-523. Text & image A600

Martin, W. 1837. Observations on three specimens of the genus Felis presented to the Society by Charles Darwin, Esq., Corr. Memb. Z. S. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 5:  3-4. Text Image A697

Martin, W. 1837. [Observations upon a New Fox from Mr. Darwin's Collection (Vulpes fulvipes)]. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 5: 11-12. Text Image A90

Martin, W. 1837. [Observations on a Specimen of Dasypus hybridus, Desm., from Mr. Darwin's Collection]. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 5: 13-14. Text Image A91

Martin, W. 1838. Sur trois espèce du genre Felis. L'Institut 6, No. 235: 210-211. Text Image A180

Morris, J., Sharpe, D.1846. Description of eight species of brachyopodous shells from the Palaeozoic rocks of the Falkland Islands. Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society 2: (25 March) 274-278, pls. X - XI. Text Image A147

Newman, E. 1840. Entomological notes. The Entomologist 1: 7-13. Text Image A95

Owen, R. 1837. A description of the Cranium of the Toxodon Platensis, a gigantic extinct mammiferous species, referrible by its dentition to the Rodentia, but with affinities to the Pachydermata and the Herbivorous Cetacea. [Read 19 April] Proceedings of the Geological Society of London 2: 541-542. Text Image A235

Owen, R. 1838. Description d'une machoire inferieure et de dents de Toxodon trouvées à Bahia-Blanca, à 39° de latitude sur la cote Est de l'Amerique méridionale. Annales des Sciences Naturelles, second series (Zoologie) 2: 45-54, pls. 2-3. Text Image A137

Owen, R. 1838. Beschreibung eines zu Bahia Blanca, unter 39° Breite auf der Ostküste des südlichen America's, gefundenen Unterkiefers und Zähne von Toxodon. Neue Notizen aus dem Gebiete der Natur- und Heilkunde 8 (174): 308-312. Text Image A134

Owen, R. 1838-1840. Fossil Mammalia Part 1 of The zoology of the voyage of H.M.S. Beagle. Edited and superintended by Charles Darwin. London: Smith Elder and Co.
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[Owen, R.] 1853. Descriptive catalogue of the osteological series contained in the Museum of the Royal College of Surgeons of England Vol. 1: Pisces, Reptilia, Aves, Marsupialia. London: Taylor and Francis. Text Image A150

[Owen, R.] 1853. Descriptive catalogue of the osteological series contained in the Museum of the Royal College of Surgeons of England Vol. 2: Mammalia Placentalia. London: Taylor and Francis. Text Image A151

Owen, R. 1857. On the Scelidothere (Scelidotherium leptocephalum, Owen). [Read 18 December 1856] Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London 147: 101-110. Text Image A244

Porter, D. M. 1980. Charles Darwin's plant collections from the voyage of the Beagle. Journal of the Society for the Bibliography of Natural History 9: 515-525. Text PDF A879

Porter, D. M. 1980. The vascular plants of Joseph Dalton Hooker's An enumeration of the plants of the Galapagos Archipelago; with descriptions of those which are new. Botanical journal of the Linnean Society 81: 79-134.

Porter, D. M.  1981.  Darwin's missing notebooks come to light. Nature 291: 13.

Porter, D. M.  1982. Charles Darwin's notes on plants of the Beagle voyage. Taxon 31: 503-506.

Porter, D. M. 1983. Charles Darwin, the Cape Verde Islands and the Herbarium Webb. Webbia 36, 2: 225-228.

Porter, D. M.  1983.  More Darwin Beagle notes resurface.  Archives of Natural History 11: 315-316.

Porter, D. M.  1984.  William Jackson Hooker and Charles Darwin's Beagle plants.  Huntia 5: 107-116.

Porter, D. M. 1985. The Beagle collector and his collections. in D. Kohn ed. The Darwinian Heritage.  Princeton University Press, Princeton, New Jersey, pp. 973-1019.

Porter, D. M. 1986.  Charles Darwinis vascular plant collections from the voyage of HMS BeagleBotanical Journal of the Linnean Society 93: 1-172.

Porter, D. M.  1986.  Charles Darwin and 'ancient seeds'.  Archives of Natural History 13: 165-168.

Porter, D. M. 1987. Darwin's notes on Beagle plants. Bulletin BMNH (Hist.) 14, No. 2: 145-233. Text Image F1827

Porter, D. M. 1999. Charles Darwin's Chilean plant collections. Revista Chilena de Historia Natural 72: 181-200. Text F2214

Porter, D. M., G. Murrell, and J. Parker. 2009. Some new Darwin vascular plant specimens from the Beagle voyage. Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society 159: 12-18.

Porter, D. M. 2010. Darwin, the botanist on the Beagle. Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences, Ser. 4, vol. 61, Suppl. II, pp. 117-156.

Ramsay, A. C., Bristow, H. W., Geikie, A. & Bauerman, H. 1862. A descriptive catalogue of the rock specimens in the Museum of Practical Geology, with explanatory notices of their nature and mode of occurrence in place. Third edition, revised and partly re-written. London: Printed by Eyre & Spottiswoode. Text Image A155

Reid, J. 1837. [Notes on Several Quadrupeds in Mr. Darwin's Collection]. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 5: 4. Text Image A87

Richardson, C. 1933. Petrology of the Galapagos Islands. In Lawrence John Chubb, Geology of Galapagos, Cocos, and Easter Islands. Bernice B. Bishop Museum-Bulletin 110: 45-67. Text Image A189 Darwin's insects

Robinson, G. S. 1983. Darwin's moth from St Paul's Rocks: a new species of Erechthias (Tineidae). Systematic Entomology 8: 303-311.

Rosen, B. R. & Darrell, J. G. 2011.  A generalised historical trajectory for Charles Darwin's specimen collections, with a case study of his Coral Reef Specimen List in the Natural History Museum, London. In Stoppa, F. & Veraldi, R. eds, Darwin tra scienza, storia e società: 150° anniversario della publicazione di Origine delle Specie. Rome: Edizionei Universitarie Romane.

Schomburgk, R. H. 1837. On the Identity of three supposed Genera of Orchideous Epiphytes. In a Letter to A. B. Lambert, Esq., V.P.L.S. By Mr. Robert H. Schomburgk. [Read 15 November 1836] Transactions of the Linnean Society of London 17: 551-2. Text Image A246

Smith, K. G. V. 1987. Darwin's insects: Charles Darwin's entomological notes, with an introduction and comments by Kenneth G. V. Smith. Bulletin BMNH (Hist.) 14, No. 1: 1-143. Text Image PDF F1830

Smith, K. G. V. 1996. Supplementary notes on Darwin's insects. Archives of natural history 23 (2): 279-286. Text PDF A783

Sowerby, G. B. 1844. Descriptions of fossil shells. Appendix. In Darwin, C. R. Geological observations on the volcanic islands. London: Smith Elder and Co., pp. 153-169. Text Image

Sowerby, G. B. 1846. Descriptions of Tertiary Fossil Shells from South America. Appendix. In Darwin, C. R., Geological Observations on South America. London: Smith, Elder, pp. 249-64, pl. ii-iv. Text Image

Steinheimer, F. D. 2004. Charles Darwin's bird collection and ornithological knowledge during the voyage of H.M.S. Beagle, 1831-1836. Journal of Ornithology 145(4): 300-320, (appendix [pp. 1-40]). Text Image A161

Stephens, J. F. 1829-1832. Illustrations of British entomology. London: Baldwin and Cradock. Introduction PDF Click to see illustrationsStephens' Entomology
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Sulloway, F. J. 1982. The Beagle collections of Darwin's finches (Geospizinae). Bulletin BMNH (Zool.) 43, No. 2: 49-94. Text Image PDF A86

Thomas, B. A. 2009. Darwin and plant fossils. The Linnean 25, No. 2 (April): 24-42. (online pdf)

Walker, F. 1838. Descriptions of some Chalcidites discovered by C. Darwin, Esq. Entomogical Magazine 5: 469-477. Text Image A37

Walker, F. 1839. Monographia Chalciditum. Vol. II. Species collected by C. Darwin Esq. London, H. Bailliere. Text Image A343

Walker, F. 1842. Descriptions of Chalcidites discovered by C. Darwin, Esq., near Valparaiso. Annals and Magazine of Natural History 10: 113-117. Text Image A121

Walker. F. 1842. Descriptions of Chalcidites Discovered in Valdivia by C. Darwin, Esq., Annals and Magazine of Natural History 10: 271-274. Text Image A115

Walker, F. 1843. Descriptions of Chalcidites discovered near Conception, in South America, by C. Darwin, Esq. Annals and Magazine of Natural History 11: 30-32. Text Image A123

Walker, F. 1843. Descriptions of Chalcidites found near Lima by C. Darwin, Esq. Annals and Magazine of Natural History 11: 115-117. Text Image A124

Walker, F. 1843. Descriptions of Chalcidites discovered in the Isle of Chonos by C. Darwin, Esq. Annals and Magazine of Natural History 11: 184-185. Text Image A125

Walker, F. 1843. Descriptions of Chalcidites discovered in Coquimbo by C. Darwin, Esq. Annals and Magazine of Natural History 11: 185-188. Text Image A126

Walker, F. 1843. Descriptions of Chalcidites discovered by C. Darwin, Esq. Annals and Magazine of Natural History 12: 45-46. Text Image A122

Waterhouse, C. O. 1875. On some new genera and species of Heteromerous Coleoptera (Helopidae) from Tierra del Fuego. Transactions of the Entomological Society of London IV (December): 331-337. Text Image A158

Waterhouse, F. H. 1878. [Coleoptera collected by Charles Darwin]. Nature 19 (19 December): 162. Text Image A324

Waterhouse, F. H. 1879. Descriptions of new Coleoptera of geographical interest, collected by Charles Darwin, Esq. Journal of the Linnean Society. Zoology 14: 530-534. Text Image A325

Waterhouse, G. R. 1837. Notes on a collection of the genus Mus presented to the Society by Charles Darwin. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 5: 15-22. Text Image A307

Waterhouse, G. R. 1837. Notes on a collection of the genus Mus presented to the Society by Charles Darwin, continued. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 5: 27-32. Text Image A308

Waterhouse, G. R. 1839. Descriptions of some of the insects brought to this country by C. Darwin, Esq. [Read 2 January 1837] Transactions of the Entomological Society of London 2: 131-35. Text Image A102

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Waterhouse, G. R. 1840. Descriptions of some new species of Carabideous insects, from the collection made by C. Darwin, Esq., in the southern parts of S. America. Magazine of Natural History 4: 354-362. Text Image A128

Waterhouse, G. R. 1840. Description of a New Species of the Genus Lophotus, from the Collection of Charles Darwin, Esq. Annals and Magazine of Natural History 5(July): 329-32. Text Image A100

Waterhouse, G. R. 1841. [A drawing, and the tail and jaws of a new species of Delphinus]. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 9: 23-24. Text Image A103

Waterhouse, G. R. 1841. Carabideous insects collected by Charles Darwin, Esq., during the voyage of Her Majesty's ship Beagle. Annals and Magazine of Natural History 6 (December): 254-257. Text Image A131

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Waterhouse, G. R. 1841. Carabideous insects collected by Charles Darwin, Esq., during the voyage of Her Majesty's ship Beagle. Annals and Magazine of Natural History 7: 120-129. Text Image A129

Waterhouse, G. R. 1841. Dytiscidae Darwinianae; or, descriptions of the species of Dytiscidae collected by Charles Darwin, Esq., M.A. Sec. G.S. &c., in South America and Australia, during his voyage in H.M.S. Beagle. Transactions of the Entomological Society of London 3: 1-17, pl. I. Text Image A157

Waterhouse, G. R. 1841. [Descriptions of Some New Coleopterous Insects from the Southern Parts of S. America, Collected by C. Darwin, Esq. and T. Bridges, Esq.] [Read 14 December 1841.] Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 9: 105-28. Text Image A92

Waterhouse, G. R. 1842. Carabideous insects collected by Charles Darwin, Esq., during the voyage of Her Majesty's ship Beagle. Annals and Magazine of Natural History 9: 134-139. Text Image A136

Waterhouse, G. R. 1842. Description of a new species of lamellicorn beetle, brought from Valdivia by C. Darwin, Esq. The Entomologist 18 (April): 281-283. Text Image A135

Waterhouse, G. R. 1843. Description of a new genus of Carabideous insects brought from the Falkland Islands by Charles Darwin, Esq. Annals and Magazine of Natural History 11: 281-283. Text Image A133

Waterhouse, G. R. 1845. Descriptions of some new genera and species of Heteromerous Coleoptera. Annals and Magazine of Natural History 16: 317-324. Text Image A98

Waterhouse, G. R. 1845. Descriptions of Coleopterous Insects Collected by Charles Darwin, Esq., in the Galapagos Islands. Annals and Magazine of Natural History 16: 19-41. Text Image A99

White, A. 1841. Descriptions of new or little known Arachnida. Annals and Magazine of Natural History 7 (July): 471-477. Text Image A132

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