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Identification of species as molesta needs confirmation.
Found most commonly in these habitats: 26 times found in oak woodland, 1 times found in desert, 19 times found in shrub steppe, 14 times found in on swimming pool surface, 5 times found in pine/oak woodland, 9 times found in grassland, 9 times found in sagebrush, 7 times found in sagebrush desert, 8 times found in Pinyon-cedar woodland, 7 times found in Shortgrass prairie, ...
Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 79 times under stone, 48 times under rock, 2 times ground forager(s), 13 times sifted litter (leaf mold, rotten wood), 7 times nest under stone, 9 times ex sifted litter, 10 times ex sifted leaf litter, 4 times nest in soil, 7 times sifted litter, 2 times under small rock, 5 times under boulder, ...
Collected most commonly using these methods: 91 times Search, 20 times hand collecting, 15 times Winkler, 4 times pitfall trap, 10 times Davis sifter, 5 times Bay Area Ant Survey (BAAS), 2 times hand coll., 6 times pitfall, 6 times 6L sifted litter, extracted in Winkler sack over 48 hours, 6 times direct collection, 4 times bait, ...
Elevations: collected from 5 - 2743 meters, 1203 meters average
Collect Date Range: collected between 1935-05-11 and 2020-07-03