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male courtship behavior +   
negative regulation of male mating behavior +   
positive regulation of male mating behavior +   
regulation of male mating behavior +   
response to hermaphrodite contact 
spicule insertion 
turning behavior involved in mating +  
vulval location 
Location, by the male, of his partner's vulva when backing along the ventral side of the hermaphrodite during mating. The male stops at the vulva, coordinates his movements to the hermaphrodite's, and positions his tail precisely over the vulva so that he may insert his spicules and ejaculate.

Definition Sources: PMID:18050467

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