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Recent observations

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What

Northern Legless Lizard Anniella pulchra

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jasontaing

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Description

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San Diegan Legless Lizard Anniella stebbinsi

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lagoondon

Date

January 10, 2017 03:38 PM PST

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Description

Seen on surface of soil in residential garden. When disturbed, it retreated into burrow.

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What

Northern Legless Lizard Anniella pulchra

Observer

watchandsee

Date

January 8, 2017 10:28 AM PST

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What

San Diegan Legless Lizard Anniella stebbinsi

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peregrinetracy

Date

June 25, 2016 07:53 PM PDT

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San Diegan Legless Lizard Anniella stebbinsi

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charlottegrade3

Date

January 7, 2017 11:37 AM PST

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San Diegan Legless Lizard Anniella stebbinsi

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john4ds

Date

January 6, 2017 11:09 AM PST

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San Diegan Legless Lizard Anniella stebbinsi

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snakeinmypocket

Date

March 28, 2015 03:18 PM PDT

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What

San Diegan Legless Lizard Anniella stebbinsi

Observer

joshuagsmith

Date

March 22, 2012 06:00 PM MST

Description

Was found above ground near a tool shed; recent rains must have flushed it from its burrow.

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Northern Legless Lizard Anniella pulchra

Date

June 18, 2016 04:32 PM PDT

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What

San Diegan Legless Lizard Anniella stebbinsi

Observer

guillermoonate

Date

November 25, 2016 03:38 PM PST

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San Diegan Legless Lizard Anniella stebbinsi

Observer

mark828

Date

November 26, 2016 01:49 PM PST

Description

About 4in long, seen in loose soil in back yard.

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What

San Diegan Legless Lizard Anniella stebbinsi

Observer

profemoore

Date

November 24, 2016 02:00 PM PST

Description

My daughter Arianna and granddaughter Lillith were looking for rollie pollies at the front yard of the house. When they overturned a rock the lizard came from under the soil. It was very active and strong.

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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.

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