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.
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Citation:The Ohio Journal of Science. v65 n5 (September, 1965), 298-304
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.
Author Institution: Departmetn of Zoology and Entomology, The Ohio State University, Columbus 10
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