Twisted sex overcomes barriers to gene flow in mirror image snails

A new study in Evolution Letters has shown that two types of snails are the same species, despite previously being considered distinct because their shells coil in the opposite direction. Not only are the snails genetically similar, but surprisingly, they are able to have sex despite their physical differences. Here Dr Angus Davison, one of … Continue reading Twisted sex overcomes barriers to gene flow in mirror image snails

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