What Should We Name The All-Female Lizard Species?

Scientists have long known that some all-female species of lizard can reproduce asexually, in a process called parthenogenesis. But for the first time, researchers have created a new all-female species in the lab by cross-breeding two existing species (one of which has males). They don't have a name for the new species yet — any ideas?


Share This Story

Get our newsletter


What makes them female exactly? If they reproduce asexually wouldn't they be genderless?