Assortative mating with respect to size in the simultaneously hermaphroditic land snail Bradybaena pellucida

@article{Kimura2014AssortativeMW,
  title={Assortative mating with respect to size in the simultaneously hermaphroditic land snail Bradybaena pellucida},
  author={Kazuki Kimura and Takahiro Hirano and Satoshi Chiba},
  journal={acta ethologica},
  year={2014},
  volume={18},
  pages={265-268}
}
There is ample evidence that body size is tightly linked with quality and fecundity of individuals in simultaneously hermaphroditic species. Especially in simultaneous hermaphrodites with reciprocal intromission, it has been thought that assortative mating with respect to body size occurs. Contrary to this expectation, studies on size-assortative mating in such simultaneous hermaphrodites have shown inconsistent mating patterns. It is important to gain an understanding of mating patterns with… Expand

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