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Corytophanes cristatus (Smooth Helmeted Iguana) is a species of Squamata in the family helmet lizards. It is found in the Neotropics. It is an ambush predator. Individuals can grow to 58.52 g. Smooth Helmeted Iguana has sexual reproduction. Reproduction is oviparous and dioecious. Smooth Helmeted Iguana 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 Smooth Helmeted Iguana. View this species on GBIF