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There are various Hermaphrodite animals, which can self fertilize.

So can this be called sexual reproduction because there is fusion of gametes though from the same individual ? Or asexual because the involvement of a single parent(characteristics of asexual reproduction)?

There is a similar question- Can Self-Fertilization in flowers be called asexual reproduction?

Can I extend the same logic mentioned in the @Hawkeye's answer to the given question link on the animal case above and say that it is a case of sexual reproduction?

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    $\begingroup$ You can (and should) extend the logic in Hawkeye's answer. Self-pollination is sexual reproduction. $\endgroup$ – Fabio Marroni May 25 at 8:56

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