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The Origin of Genera*

Nature volume 5, pages 2122 | Download Citation



ALTHOUGH it is now two years since the publication of Prof. Cope's “fragmentary essay,”as he modestly terms it, bearing the above title, it may not be out of place, in the present stage of the theory of Evolution, to give our readers some idea of its scope. It ought to be in the possession of every naturalist. Although already so condensed that anything like an analysis of it is impossible, the following tabular sketch may serve to give our readers an idea of the mode in which the Origin of Genera is treated:—

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