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Phrynosoma cornutum (Texas Horned Lizard) is a species of Squamata in the family North American spiny lizards. It is found in the Nearctic and the Neotropics. It is an ambush predator. Individuals can grow to 66.45 g. Phrynosoma cornutum (Texas Horned Lizard) has sexual reproduction. Reproduction is oviparous and dioecious.

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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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EOL has data for 18 attributes, including:

Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of Texas Horned Lizard