genus Aplysia


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Noun1.genus Aplysia - type genus of the family Aplysiidaegenus Aplysia - type genus of the family Aplysiidae
mollusk genus - a genus of mollusks
Aplysia punctata, sea hare - naked marine gastropod having a soft body with reduced internal shell and two pairs of ear-like tentacles
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Utilization and degree of depletion of exogenous sperm in three hermaphroditic sea hares of the genus Aplysia (Gastropoda: Opisthobranchia).
Evidence suggests that members of the genus Aplysia are not sperm-limited after mating encounters lasting less than 1 h (Yusa, 1996; Ludwig and Walsh, 2004).
Opisthobranch molluscs of the genus Aplysia are simultaneous hermaphrodites that do not normally fertilize their own eggs.