RECORD: John van Wyhe ed. 1897. [University Museum of Zoology accession catalogue, pp. 187-8] UMZC-Catalogue. Edited by John van Wyhe (Darwin Online,

REVISION HISTORY: Photographed and transcribed by John van Wyhe 8.2006. RN1

NOTE: See record in the Darwin Online manuscript catalogue, enter its Identifier here. See the introduction to the Darwin's Catalogue of the appendages and other parts of Cirripedes.

Reproduced with the permission of the University Museum of Zoology, Cambridge.


[February] -20 [1897] Collection of slides of appendages of Cirripedes ; made by Charles Darwin Esq. Presd by F. Darwin, M.A. Christ's

The slides had greatly deteriorated, by the drying up of the media in which they were mounted. It did not seem likely that they would deteriorate further ; and it was accordingly thought better to leave them in the condition in which they were received than to attempt to re-mount them.1 (for Mr Darwin's Catalogue, see History III, No 454)

1 Many of the existing slides have been remounted at some unknown date and new labels have been added to all by the Museum. Darwin's small printed label numbers have, however, been retained. The new labels give the volume and page number in Darwin's monograph where the specimen is described.

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