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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, grass, 6 times found in Black oak dunes, 2 times found in pinyon/juniper woodland, 2 times found in grass/sagebrush/gambel oak, 2 times found in pinyon/juniper, burned, 2 times found in saltbush scrub, 2 times found in grass, low shrubs on hilltop, 5 times found in Mixed-canyon forest, ...
Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 20 times under stone, 35 times under rock, 7 times nest in soil, 2 times nuptial flight, 1 times under stone and in soil, 3 times ground nest, 1 times at cookie bait, 1 times Two small craters~2 apart, 1 times forager, 1 times At nest, 2 times at light, ...
Collected most commonly using these methods: 31 times search, 3 times hand collecting, 1 times bait, 1 times Davis sifter, 1 times direct collection, 1 times Pitfall, 1 times at light, 1 times at uv-light, 1 times Attracted to shortbread cookie crumbs..
Elevations: collected from 40 - 2591 meters, 1853 meters average
Collect Date Range: collected between 1909-05-31 00:00:00.0 and 2022-03-26 00:00:00.0
Type specimens: cotype of Pheidole pilifera: casent0103147; Not Provided: casent0283270, casent0283282, casent0283297, casent0339746, casent0339752, casent0339758; Paratype: fmnhins0000062813, fmnhins0000062814, fmnhins0000062815, fmnhins0000077001; paratype of Pheidole pilifera artemisia: casent0901559, casent0901560; syntype of Pheidole pennsylvanica: casent0911221; syntype of Pheidole pilifera coloradensis: casent0904434, casent0904435; type of Leptothorax pilifer: focol1557, focol1558