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The Conjugal Behavior of the Introduced European Giant Garden Slug, Limax Maximus L., as Observed on South Bass Island, Lake Erie

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Title: The Conjugal Behavior of the Introduced European Giant Garden Slug, Limax Maximus L., as Observed on South Bass Island, Lake Erie
Creators: Langlois, Thomas H.
Issue Date: 1965-09
Citation: The Ohio Journal of Science. v65 n5 (September, 1965), 298-304
Abstract: A pair of giant garden slugs, though permaphrodies hermaphrodites, behave as if one were male and one were female during the period just preceding, during, and after mating. A description of this behavior, with photographs, is presented, and the possibility of protandrism is suggested.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1811/5108
ISSN: 0030-0950
Rights: Reproduction of articles for non-commercial educational or research use granted without request if credit to The Ohio State University and The Ohio Academy of Science is given.
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