California legless lizards are found in California and Mexico. They are found from western central California (San Joaquin and the coastal regions), through northwestern Baja California, and as far south as Colonia Guerrero, Mexico (Miller 1944; Stebbins 2003).
Biogeographic Regions: nearctic (Native )
- Miller, C. 1944. Ecological Relations and Adaptations of the Limbless Lizard of the Genus Anniella. Ecological Monographs, Vol 14, No. 3: 271-289. Accessed April 15, 2008 at http://www.jstor.org/stable/1948444.
- Stebbins, R. 2003. A Field Guide to Western Reptiles and Amphibians. HMCo Field Guides. Accessed April 15, 2008 at http://books.google.com/books?id=9JznHN2VFzkC&printsec=frontcover&dq=stebbins&sig=QeDT7q-JjvkpK5ahT2q9eP2kfbg#PPT188,M1.