RECORD: Darwin, C. R. n.d. Abstract of Lucae, Der Schädel des Maskenschweines. CUL-DAR193.78. Edited by John van Wyhe (Darwin Online,

REVISION HISTORY: Transcribed by Christine Chua and edited by John van Wyhe 8.2022. RN1

NOTE: See record in the Darwin Online manuscript catalogue, enter its Identifier here. Reproduced with permission of the Syndics of Cambridge University Library and William Huxley Darwin. The volume CUL-DAR193 contains notes for Darwin's book Variation under domestication (1865-75).


4to Pamphlet (171) Lucae on skull of Musk Swine — [illeg] how easily Bones modified.

[Variation 2d ed. 1: 72 n12: "12 'Proc. Zoolog. Soc.,' 1862, p. 13. The skull has since been described much more fully by Professor Lucae in a very interesting essay, 'Der Schädel des Maskenschweines,' 1870. He confirms the conclusion of von Nathusius on the relationship of this kind of pig."]

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