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Found most commonly in these habitats: 7 times found in chaparral, 6 times found in sagebrush, 2 times found in desert grassland, 1 times found in chapparal, 3 times found in sagebrush/pinyon-juniper, 1 times found in sagebrush/bitterbrush, 2 times found in Pinyon-cedar woodland, 1 times found in pinyon-juniper, 2 times found in shrub steppe, 1 times found in low sparse shrubs, ...
Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 7 times nest in soil, 8 times ground nest, 3 times nocturnal ground foragers, 1 times nest in rocky soil, 3 times ground foragers, 1 times foragers, 1 times crater nest in soil, 3 times crater nest, 2 times flat crater, 2 times at bait, 2 times strays, ...
Collected most commonly using these methods: 15 times search, 4 times hand collecting, 2 times direct collection, 2 times bait, 30 am 3 Jul 2016 and picked up 9 times transect of 5 ethylene glycol pitfall traps (28 mm internal diameter), set out 10, 1 times Applied water to the nest to bring several workers to the surface., 30 - 9 times Beating vegetation (Atriplex, Gutierrezia, Psorothamnus), 8, 0 times Berlese, 1 times pitfall trap.
Elevations: collected from 12 - 2625 meters, 1624 meters average
Collect Date Range: collected between 1947-10-05 and 2021-08-11
Type specimens: syntype of Myrmecocystus testaceus: casent0905691