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Found most commonly in these habitats: 3 times found in creosote desert, 2 times found in desert flat, mesquite, 4 times found in Mesquite-acacia desert, 2 times found in desert scrub, 2 times found in gallery forest, 1 times found in juniper oak woodland, 1 times found in pine-oak woodland, 1 times found in roadside habitat, 1 times found in Chihuahuan desert.
Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 3 times under stone, 3 times at bait, 2 times pitfall trap, 1 times understone, 1 times ground nest (inconspicuous entrance), 1 times foragers on ground, 1 times under trees, 1 times stray foragers around base of Populus, 1 times ex leaf litter.
Collected most commonly using these methods: 3 times search, 3 times bait, 3 times hand collecting, 2 times pitfall trap, 1 times direct collection.
Elevations: collected from 350 - 1829 meters, 1255 meters average