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Unisexualityin biologythe condition of an organism or species capable of producing only male or female gametes sex cells but never both. A unisexual organism of a bisexual species is one in which the male and female gonads are found in separate individuals. In plants this condition is often called dioecism.

A unisexual species is one in which all individuals are of the same sex. Some species of whiptail lizards, for example, are only female. New individuals grow from eggs that develop without fertilization parthenogenesis.

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Learn More in these related Britannica articles: Racerunnergenus Cnemidophorusany of about 60 species of lizards in the family Teiidae.

The genus is common in North America, particularly in the southwestern deserts, and its range extends through Central America and across South America to Argentina.

Species also occur on some islands, including the…. Parthenogenesisa reproductive strategy that involves development of a female rarely a male gamete sex cell without fertilization. It occurs commonly among lower plants and invertebrate animals particularly rotifers, aphids, ants, wasps, and bees and rarely among higher vertebrates.

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