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Found most commonly in these habitats: 2 times found in desert wash, 3 times found in Larrea desert, 3 times found in low scrub, 1 times found in oak woodland, 2 times found in creosote desert, 1 times found in flat area, abundant mesquite, 3 times found in Pine-juniper-oak woodland, 2 times found in Mesquite-acacia desert, 1 times found in creosote-mesquite desert, 1 times found in oak pine juniper woodland, ...
Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 11 times under stone, 3 times nest under stone, 4 times under rock, 1 times under bark of dead Populus, 2 times nests and foragers on soil, 1 times strays on ground, small crater times nest, 1 times nest under rock, 1 times nest in soil, 1 times Low mound 6" diam. at edge of K-rat nest., 2 times ground nest, ...
Collected most commonly using these methods: 11 times search, 5 times hand collecting, 2 times direct collection, 1 times bait, 1 times ground trap.
Elevations: collected from 335 - 1981 meters, 1288 meters average