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Sexual Dimorphism

Sexual Dimorphism common, especially in parasitic forms; females up to 10 times longer; males thinner and have a curved or bent tail, copulatory spicules, genital cone and caudal papillae; females often less mobile and live longer than males.


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Source: Fairbairn, 2013

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