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Sexual Selection & Mating Systems in Hermaphrodites

Symposium organized by Janet L. Leonard

List of Talks:

Janet L. Leonard- University of California-Santa Cruz:

" Sexual selection in hermaphrodites: what does it look like and where do we find it?"

Michael T. Ghiselin, California Academy of Science:

"Hermaphroditism: where did our ideas come from?"

Manfred Milinski- Max-Planck Institute for Limnology:

"Fitness consequences of selfing and outcrossing in the cestode, Schistocephalus solidus."

M. C. Lorenzi and Gabriella Sella University of Turin:

"Life-history and sex allocation strategies in a simultaneously hermaphroditic polychaete worm

Colette St. Mary, University of Florida:

" Effects of density on sex allocation mediated through changes in mating system rather than sperm competition"

James Thomson, University of Toronto:

"Tactics for male reproductive success in plants: contrasting insights of sex allocation theory and pollen presentation theory

Andrew Pemberton and John Bishop, The Marine Biological Laboratory, Plymouth

"Plant-like mating in sessile animals by the release and uptake of aquatic sperm"

Joanne Webster , Oxford University:

"Snails and Schistosomes - Sex and Success"

Joris Koene , Free University, Amsterdam:

"Tales of two snails: mating behavior and sexual selection in Lymnaea stagnalis and Helix aspersa"

Raymond T. Bauer, University of Louisiana, Lafayette:

"Same sexual system but variable sociobiology: evolution of protandric simultaneous hermaphroditism in Lysmata shrimps"

Christopher W. Petersen, College of the Atlantic:

"Sexual conflict and cooperation in hermaphroditic fishes"

Stephen C. Weeks, University of Akron:


"The evolution of androdioecy in the ephemeral pool clam shrimp, Eulimnadia texana"

Lynda Delph, Indiana University:

"Sexually dimorphic traits affecting mate acquisition in gynodioecious plant species"

Nico Michiels, University of Münster,:

"The transition from hermaphroditism to dioecy"

Helix aspersa © Koene/Levesque

Lymnaea stagnalis © Koene/Pieneman