Hermaphrodites that function as males before females [Butler, T.H.].
Hermaphroditic condition with male elements maturing and being released before maturation of female elements [McLaughlin, 1980].
Used of hermaphroditism when the functional male precedes the female stage [Holdich and Jones, 1983].
(Order Isopoda):
In hermaphroditic forms, becoming a functional male producing spermatozoa before becoming a functional female producing eggs [Kensley and Schotte, 1989].
(Order Isopoda):
In sequential hermaphroditic forms, becoming a functional male (producing spermatozoa) before become a functional female (producing eggs) [Wetzer et al. 1997].

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