Alfred Russel Wallace


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Noun1.Alfred Russel Wallace - English naturalist who formulated a concept of evolution that resembled Charles Darwin's (1823-1913)Alfred Russel Wallace - English naturalist who formulated a concept of evolution that resembled Charles Darwin's (1823-1913)
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Alfred Russel Wallace (a 19th-century naturalist who independently formulated a theory of evolution around the same time as Darwin) described New Zealand's biota as 'wonderfully isolated'.
The species takes its name from Alfred Russel Wallace, an English naturalist who developed a theory of evolution through natural selection concurrently to Charles Darwin.
Known as WallaceaACAOs giant bee, it was discovered in the 19th century by British naturalist Alfred Russel Wallace and was nicknamed the aACAyflying bulldog.aACAO The bee has not been seen in the wild since 1981, until now.
In the case of evolution, our Welsh scientist Alfred Russel Wallace, born near Usk, came to the same conclusions as Darwin at almost the same time.
Some had been collected 150 years before by a contemporary of Charles Darwin, Alfred Russel Wallace.
It's hard to imagine spending a single night here, much less two months, but that's exactly what British naturalist Alfred Russel Wallace did in 1860 while studying birds-of-paradise, an aptly named group of about 40 species whose lavish plumage and elaborate courtship dances helped inform early research on evolution.
Alfred Russel Wallace is not neglected by either of our debaters.
The documentary about Alfred Russel Wallace was very much about my own interest in travelling in Indonesia and following in his footsteps.
Hales shifts the figure of Darwin from its usual role as the organizing centre of attention to show Darwin in dialogue with Malthus, Herbert Spencer, and Alfred Russel Wallace. Hale describes how Darwin's rejection of Lamarck--and with it the radical politics often attached to the theory of acquired characteristics--facilitated the acceptance of On the Origin of Species (London, 1859) by placing it within the mainstream of Whig politics.
Indeed evolution by natural selection is a promising case for a counterfactual study because it is a famous case of "simultaneous discovery." Alfred Russel Wallace came up with something similar in a malarial fever dream, impelling Darwin to publish sooner than he would have liked.