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Phrynosoma platyrhinos (Desert Horned Lizard) is a species of Squamata in the family North American spiny lizards. It is found in the Nearctic. It is an ambush predator. Individuals can grow to 25 g. Desert Horned Lizard has sexual reproduction. Reproduction is oviparous and dioecious. Desert Horned Lizard relies on running to move around.

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  • 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 Desert Horned Lizard. View this species on GBIF