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Found most commonly in these habitats: 2 times found in Chihuahuan desert flats, 4 times found in Mesquite-creosote bush, 1 times found in desert wash, 2 times found in riparian wash, mesquite-acacia scrub, 1 times found in creosote, mesquite desert, 1 times found in desert scrub, 1 times found in grazed creosote desert, 2 times found in Live oak-manzanita woodland, 1 times found in Mesquite-acacia desert, 2 times found in Creosote bush, ...
Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 3 times nest in soil, 1 times small crater, 1 times nest in dry soil, 2 times ground nest, 2 times ground forager(s), 1 times crater nest in ground, 2 times crater in sandy soil, 2 times under rock, 1 times soil, 1 times nest in soil; 8cm dia. tumulus., 1 times nest in soil, raided by Neivamyrmex, ...
Collected most commonly using these methods: 3 times Search, 1 times hand collecting, 2 times direct collection.
Elevations: collected from 30 - 1646 meters, 970 meters average