Found by Hank Fabian.
Baja California Legless Lizard, Anniella geronimensis
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.
Found in Chaparral underbrush, while clearing a Fire Line.
Found while cutting a fire line in Chaparral underbrush.
MDO state park. Sand dunes trail.
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.