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Automictic parthenogenesis

Automictic parthenogenesis: Obligate self-fertilization (Lincoln et al., 1998) in which haploid eggs /gametes are produced by meiosis but diploidy is restored without fertilization.

  • Lincoln, R., Boxshall, G. & Clark, P., 1998. A dictionary of ecology, evolution and systematics (2nd ed.). Cambridge: Cambridge University of Press.

Note that insemination can be needed to stimulate oocyte maturation or further development of the eggs but that insemination is not the same as fertilization

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