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Sexual Dimorphism

Sexual Dimorphism common, especially in parasitic forms; females longer and thicker than males; males have a curved or bent tail and may have a genitial cone, copulatory bursae or papillae and copulatory spicules; dwarf males occur and may live inside the female’s uterus; females often live longer than males.

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