During nuptial flights, Thief Ant queens will occasionally carry a worker from their origninal colony with them on their backs, to help out during the early stages of foundation. Sicne they are so tiny and inconspicuous, Thief Ants are capable of living in the most obscure locations without being noticed.
Minor Worker Size: 1 - 2 mm
Queen Size: 5 mm
Species Tribe: Solenopsidini
Coloration/Hue: Transulcent Yellow/Orange
Nuptial Flight (TOY): Late July - August
Nuptial Flight (TOD): Evening