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8 – Sperm Competition in Molluscs
Molluscs are numerically the second largest phylum in the animal kingdom with more than 1, 20,000 living species, which are divided into eight classes. Many species are promiscuous and there areExpand
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Alterations of steppe-like grasslands in Eastern Europe : a threat to regional biodiversity hotspots
Recent changes in agriculture (intensification or abandonment) have resulted in a critical reduction of steppe-like grasslands in Eastern Europe. These grasslands harbor an extraordinarily highExpand
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Effects of abandonment of subalpine hay meadows on plant and invertebrate diversity in Transylvania, Romania
Recent changes in agriculture (intensification or abandonment) have resulted in a critical reduction of semi-natural grasslands in Eastern Europe. Subalpine semi-natural grasslands in Transylvania,Expand
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Development characteristics of the box‐tree moth Cydalima perspectalis and its potential distribution in Europe
The box‐tree moth Cydalima perspectalis (Walker) is an invasive pest causing severe damage to box trees (Buxus spp.). It is native to Japan, Korea and China, but established populations have beenExpand
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Random mating by size in the simultaneously hermaphroditic land snail Arianta arbustorum: experiments and an explanation
  • B. Baur
  • Biology
  • Animal Behaviour
  • 1 March 1992
It has been proposed that size-assortative mating should occur in simultaneous hermaphrodites with reciprocal fertilization and size-related fecundity because all individuals invest substantially inExpand
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La reproduction (oviposition et œufs) et la naissance (taille a l'eclosion, croissance et taille a la maturite) ont ete etudiees chez P. pygmaeum. La reproduction est comparee avec celle d'autresExpand
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Citizen Science Reveals Unexpected Continental-Scale Evolutionary Change in a Model Organism
Organisms provide some of the most sensitive indicators of climate change and evolutionary responses are becoming apparent in species with short generation times. Large datasets on geneticExpand
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Distribution and substrate preference of the invasive clam Corbicula fluminea in the river Rhine in the region of Basel (Switzerland, Germany, France)
Abstract.The Asiatic clam Corbicula fluminea invaded the river Rhine in the Netherlands and Germany in the 1990s. It was first recorded in Switzerland (Basel) in 1995. We examined the distribution ofExpand
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Disturbance of suburban Fagus forests by recreational activities: Effects on soil characteristics, above-ground vegetation and seed bank
Abstract Questions: How does recreational disturbance (human trampling) affect soil characteristics, the performance of the understorey vegetation, and the density and species composition of the soilExpand
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Response of plant and gastropod species to knotweed invasion
Abstract Invasive species of the knotweed complex ( Fallopia sp.) have repeatedly been shown to decrease diversity of native local biota. While effects on plant species richness are well established,Expand
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