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paired, vascular, eversible sacs which open into the posterior cloaca in snakes and lizards. The two hemipenes are brought together to act as a penis and are inserted into the cloaca of the female during copulation.
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We recorded sex of individuals if possible based on external morphological characteristics or cloacal probing for the presence or absence of a hemipenis
Snakes were weighed to the nearest 1 g with a digital balance and sex was determined by everting the hemipenis
or visual inspection.
length in situ of 219 males vary from 7 to 14, 9.