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Xantusia vigilis (Desert Night Lizard) is a species of Squamata in the family night lizards. It is found in the Nearctic and the Neotropics. It is an ambush predator. Individuals can grow to 6.88 g. Desert Night Lizard has sexual reproduction. Reproduction is viviparous and dioecious. Desert 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 Desert Night Lizard. View this species on GBIF