In article <EDSTROM.93Oct14091639 at elmer.hsc.ucalgary.ca> edstrom at elmer.hsc.ucalgary.ca (John Edstrom) writes:
>In article <29hhsp$6rc at happy.cc.utexas.edu> ramki at happy.cc.utexas.edu (Lakshmikantan Ramakrishnan) writes:
>> John Reed writes
> My last question is simply: in
> what types of organisms does parthanogenesis occur? I know it occurs in
> insects, what about other arthropods, plants (I believe it does), other
> animals, fungi?
>> Lizards, for one. Lot's of all female (=parthenoform)
> whiptail lizards *Cnemidophorus* sp. in Texas.
>>fish (black molly, I think)
>>birds (there's a parthenogenic turkey farm in New Jersey)
>>mechanical disturbances of unfertilized amphibian eggs can induce cell
>division but I don't remember if can develop fully.
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