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Found most commonly in these habitats: 11 times found in Pinyon-cedar woodland, 3 times found in grassy slope, 2 times found in pinyon/juniper woodland, 2 times found in pinyon/juniper, burned, 6 times found in Black oak dunes, 5 times found in Mixed-canyon forest, 2 times found in riparian vegetation, 1 times found in grass, short oak scrub, 4 times found in Short grass prairie, 1 times found in sparse pine woodland at river edge, ...
Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 35 times under rock, 5 times under stone, 4 times nest in soil, 1 times at cookie bait, 1 times under stone and in soil, 1 times At nest, 1 times Two small craters~2 apart, 1 times in garden, 1 times ground nest, 1 times ex live Artemisia root, 1 times 3 long crescentric crater in bare, fine sand at roadside, ...
Collected most commonly using these methods: 10 times search, 3 times hand collecting, 1 times direct collection, 1 times Pitfall.
Elevations: collected from 40 - 2591 meters, 1863 meters average
Type specimens: cotype: casent0103147; Paratype: fmnhins0000062813, fmnhins0000062814, fmnhins0000062815, fmnhins0000077001; paratype of Pheidole pilfera artemisia: casent0901559, casent0901560; syntype of Pheidole pennsylvanica: casent0911221; syntype of Pheidole pilifera coloradensis: casent0904434, casent0904435; type of Leptothorax pilifer: focol1557, focol1558