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Xantusia riversiana (Island Night Lizard) is a species of Squamata in the family night lizards. It is found in the Nearctic. It is an ambush predator. Individuals can grow to 28.93 g. Island Night Lizard has sexual reproduction. Reproduction is viviparous and dioecious. Island Night 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 Island Night Lizard. View this species on GBIF