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Pygopus nigriceps (Western Hooded Scaly Foot) is a species of Squamata in the family legless lizards. It is found in Australasia. It is an ambush predator. Individuals can grow to 217.51 g. Western Hooded Scaly Foot has sexual reproduction. Reproduction is oviparous and dioecious.

  • URI: http://eol.org/schema/terms/ambush
  • Definition: organisms that capture or trap prey by stealth or by strategy (typically not conscious strategy), rather than by speed or by strength.
  • Comment: synonym: sit-and-wait predator
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  • URI: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/GO_0019953
  • Definition: Capable of creating a new organism by combining the genetic material of two gametes, which may come from two parent organisms or from a single organism, in the case of self-fertilizing hermaphrodites.
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Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of Western hooded scaly-foot. View this species on GBIF