DARWIN Charles & WALLACE Alfred (1858) : On the Tendency of Species to form Varieties ; and on the Perpetuation of Varieties and Species by Natural Means of Selection
The famous 1858 Darwin-Wallace paper submitted to the Linnean Society, read July 1st, 1858.
My Dear Sir,— The accompanying papers, which we have the honour of communicating to the Linnean Society, and which all relate to the same subject, viz. the Laws which affect the Production of Varieties, Races, and Species, contain the results of the investigations of two indefatigable naturalists, Mr. Charles Darwin and Mr. Alfred Wallace. These gentlemen having, independently and unknown to one another, conceived the very same very ingenious theory to account for the appearance and (...)
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