Inflectarius inflectus



       Specific information regarding reproduction of Inflectarius inflectus is not available, but it most likely follows the same reproduction pattern of other terrestrial gastropods. Most terrestrial snails are hermaphroditic which means that each individual possesses both male and female reproductive organs(Campbell et al. 2008). They undergo direct development which means that the juvenile hatches directly from an egg (Hickman et al. 2009). Terrestrial gastropods skip the veliger stage that is common in marine gastropods(Hickman et al. 2009). Packets of sperm called spermatophores are transferred to the eggs and fertilization begins internally (Hickman et al. 2009).

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