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Newman's Knob Scaled Lizard

Xenosaurus newmanorum Taylor 1949

Xenosaurus newmanorum (Newman's Knob-scaled Lizard) is a species of Squamata in the family Xenosauridae. It is listed as endangered by IUCN. It is found in the Neotropics and the Nearctic. It is a ambush predator.

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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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EOL has data for 18 attributes, including:

Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of Newman's Knob-scaled Lizard