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Dimensions:3118 x 3727 px | 26.4 x 31.6 cm | 10.4 x 12.4 inches | 300dpi
Photographer:Natural History Museum, London
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These barnacles were collected by Hugh Cuming who is mostly known for collecting shells. He gave Darwin his barnacle collection to study. /nBarnacles such as Pollicipes were fascinating to Darwin, especially their reproductive biology. As a self-taught zoologist, he spent eight years of his life dedicated to working on the taxonomy of barnacles.