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Found most commonly in these habitats: 5 times found in desert scrub, 5 times found in Short grass prairie, 2 times found in pine/oak woodland, 4 times found in Pinyon-cedar woodland, 2 times found in desert, 2 times found in oak-pine-juniper woodland, 2 times found in Gravelly hilltop, 1 times found in live oak-pine-juniper woodland, 1 times found in tropical dry forest, 1 times found in Hogbacks, ...
Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times nest in soil, 1 times stray forager on ground at bottom of wash, 1 times ground forager(s), 1 times crater nest in bare soil, 1 times under rock, 1 times stray foragers on ground, 1 times on Larrea, 1 times in hard roadside clay, 1 times ground nest, 1 times ground foragers, 1 times foragers on Opuntia, ...
Collected most commonly using these methods: 7 times hand collecting, 2 times Search, 2 times hand collected.
Elevations: collected from 340 - 2012 meters, 1378 meters average
Type specimens: syntype of Myrmecocystus mendax: casent0912299