Homage to Santa Rosalia or Why Are There So Many Kinds of Animals

@article{Hutchinson1959HomageTS,
  title={Homage to Santa Rosalia or Why Are There So Many Kinds of Animals},
  author={G. Hutchinson},
  journal={The American Naturalist},
  year={1959},
  volume={93},
  pages={145-159}
}
  • G. Hutchinson
  • Published 1959
  • Geography, Biology
  • The American Naturalist
  • When you did me the honor of asking me to fill your presidential chair, I accepted perhaps without duly considering the duties of the president of a society, founded largely to further the study of evolution, at the close of the year that marks the centenary of Darwin and Wallace's initial presentation of the theory of natural selection. It seemed to me that most of the significant aspects of modern evolutionary theory have come either from geneticists, or from those heroic museum workers who… CONTINUE READING
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