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Table 1 Shell diameter (D), shell height (H) (mean ± SD), population density (adults m−2), and timing characteristics of the reproductive period (R.P.) of Helix lucorum and Cepaea vindobonensis from the two study sites, Edessa and Axios. Number of individuals is given in parenthesis

From: Intraspecific morphological variation of the sperm storing organ in two hermaphroditic land snail species

  Helix lucorum Cepaea vindobonensis
Edessa (93) Axios (63) Edessa (60) Axios (60)
Shell diameter (D) 37.88 ± 1.85a 44.80 ± 2.10b 23.98 ± 0.98c 24.00 ± 0.96c
Shell height (H) 33.32 ± 1.91a 40.72 ± 2.98b 20.20 ± 1.08c 20.50 ± 0.93c
Population density 7.40 ± 1.27 5.54 ± 1.44 2.85 ± 0.43 3.29 ± 0.65
Beginning of R.P. Mid-April Late March Mid-April Late March
End of R.P. August Early June Mid-June Early June
  1. Different superscript letters within species indicate significant differences at p < 0.05