On the Origin of the Species by Means of Natural Selection; Or, the Preservation of Favoured Races in the Struggle for Life
General Books, 2013 - 194 páginas
This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1869 edition. Excerpt: ... INDEX. ABERRANT. Aberrant groups, 511. Abyssinia, plants of, 457. Acclimatisation, 174. Adoxo, 154. Affinities of extinct species, 402. of organic beings, 510. Agassiz, on Amblyopsis, 174., on groups of species suddenly appearing, 383., on embryological succession, 413., on the Glacial period, 443., on einbryological characters, 498.----, on the latest tertiary forms, 367., on parallelism of embryolo-gical development and geological bucccssion, 534. AJgae of New Zealand, 454. Alligators, males, fighting, 101. Alternate generations, 521. Amblyopsis, blind fish, 174. America, North, productions allied to those ol Europe, 448., boulders and glaciers of, 450., South, no modern formations on west coast, 357. Ammonites, sudden extinction of, 395. Anagallis, sterility of, 301. Analogy of variations, 197. Ancylus, 464. Andaman Islands inhabited by a toad, 472. Animals, not domesticated from being variable, 18. AUSTRALIA. Animals, domestic, descended from several stocks, 21., acclimatisation of, 175. of Australia, 132. with thicker fur in cold cli-mates, 167., blind, in caves, 171., extinct, of Australia, 414. Anomma, 294. Antarctic islands, ancient flora of 479. Ants attending aphides, 259., slave-making instinct, 271., neuter, structure of, 290. Aphides, attended by ants, 259. Aphis, development of, 525. Apteryx, 217. Arab horses, 38. Aralo-Caspian Sea, 415. Archeopteryx, 375. Archiao, M. de, on the succession of species, 398. Artichoke, Jerusalem, 177. Ascension, plants of, 468. Asclepias, pollen of, 232. Asparagus, 435. Aspicarpa, 496. Asses, striped, 198., improved by selection, 45. Ateuchus, 169. Aucapitaine, on land-shells, 476. Audubon, on habits of frigate-bird, 22., on variation in birds' nests. 260., on heron eating seeds, 466....
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