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Xenosaurus platyceps (Flathead Knob Scaled Lizard) is a species of Squamata in the family knob-scaled lizards. It is listed as endangered by IUCN. It is found in the Nearctic and the Neotropics. Flathead Knob Scaled Lizard is an ambush predator. Individuals can grow to 25.76 g. Flathead Knob Scaled Lizard has sexual reproduction. Reproduction is oviparous, viviparous, and dioecious. Flathead Knob Scaled 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 Flathead Knob-scaled Lizard. View this species on GBIF