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    • American Legless Lizards
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    • Lagartijas apodas
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    • Anniellidae

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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

San Diegan Legless Lizard Anniella stebbensi

Observer

cwbrown

Date

March 14, 2010 03:26 PM PDT

Description

Found in backyard

Photos / Sounds

What

North American Legless Lizards Genus Anniella

Observer

john8

Date

May 17, 2015 07:10 PM PDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Found by my mom while we were moving rocks in our backyard in La Crescenta, CA.

Photos / Sounds

Observer

jerrywinkle

Date

May 8, 2015 04:25 PM PDT

Description

Temp: 73* F
Wind: W.N.W.->E.S.E. 4 MPH
Cloudy, Overcast
Humidity: 51%
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Location: former swamp site with
20%/Aggregate-40% decaying vegetation-40% sand/iron rich soil
Squamate appeared from an exposed burrow and entered a different burrow located 16" away.

Note: Squamate possibly searching for mate or feeding offspring.

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

North American Legless Lizards Genus Anniella

Observer

clifechris

Date

May 3, 2015 07:59 PM PDT

Description

Two found in my garden every year

Photos / Sounds

What

Northern Legless Lizard Anniella pulchra

Observer

markae

Date

December 18, 2014 04:47 PM PST

Place

Mark Elvin (Google, OSM)

Description

In coastal dune scrub with sandy soils at north edge of Guadalupe Dunes between Santa Maria River and Oso Flaco Creek. Day had been sunny and ca.75 deg F. Found at dusk, ca. 65 d. F

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

San Diegan Legless Lizard Anniella stebbensi

Observer

steviekgold

Date

April 25, 2015 04:01 PM PDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Northern Legless Lizard Anniella pulchra

Observer

hfabian

Date

April 24, 2015

Description

Under rock.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Northern Legless Lizard Anniella pulchra

Observer

cyndimoo

Date

April 18, 2015 10:44 AM PDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Northern Legless Lizard Anniella pulchra

Observer

loloscheiner

Date

April 18, 2015 10:48 AM PDT

Description

Found by Hank Fabian.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Baja California Legless Lizard Anniella geronimensis

Observer

alanterra

Date

March 29, 2015 03:31 PM PDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Baja California Legless Lizard, Anniella geronimensis

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Baja California Legless Lizard Anniella geronimensis

Observer

annyperalta

Date

March 29, 2015

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

What

Bakersfield Legless Lizard Anniella grinelli

Observer

jerrywinkle

Date

March 17, 2015

Description

observed species at 3:00 p.m. overcast 78' degree's wind direction N.W.-S.E. 12 mph.
species was entering & exiting sandy asphaltum with 1/4"-3/4" Aggregate and was displaying the defensive lure action.
Note: Soil is extremely mineral enriched in area Near the Emery Ditch - Max L. Wedding Mine & Milling Site.

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Description from Wikipedia

The family Anniellidae, known as American legless lizards, contains six species in a single genus Anniella: A. pulchra, the California legless lizard, the rare, A. geronimensis, Baja California legless lizard, and four more discovered in 2013.

No range data available.