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originally posted by: Blue_Jay33
As one poster described it
What likely happened was that certain species gained the beneficial mutation of being able to combine genes both sexually and asexually. Since sexual reproduction is better for genetic diversity and adaptability, it prevailed and became the norm. Asexual reproduction phased itself out because it wasn't as effective and became irrelevant to survival, whereas sexual reproduction did.
I read that and something just doesn't seem right. The organs that became sexual for both male and female had to develop slowly according to evolution through either mutation or adaptation. The whole time they are not being used while they are developing because well they aren't ready yet, then one day they are ready, did the asexual ability get lost on this day ? How did all the species now know to perform the act of coitus to survive when they had never done it before? And how was every gender of every species in perfect synchronization both male and female. Evolution deals in millions of years of development, if one developed a hundred year difference they would die as a species