Solenopsis fugax

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Raised from mated queens in the UK by AntKit these Solenopsis fugax are now ready to go.

Solenopsis fugax is a yellow thief ant. It is one of Europe's smallest ant species.
In the wild they raid the nests of other ants to steal stored food and eat their brood. 

Description of Queen: 3-4mm Long, Colour: Brown/Black

Description of Workers: 1-2mm Long, Yellow/ Light Brown

Food requirements: Protein (dead insects), Honeydew (Sugar water/honey water)

Humidity: 50% – 80% RH

Temperature: 21 – 28 degrees C

Hibernation Required: Yes. Hibernate between November to February at 15 degrees

Minimum Tube / Connector Diameter: 9mm (MAX)

Shipping Restrictions: We do not ship live specimens outside of Europe*

Guarantee: Queen guaranteed to be alive on arrival.


These ants are not native to the UK and is therefore illegal to release them into the wild. Please contact AntKit if you no longer wish to keep them and we will arrange for them to be collected from you at no cost.

*Due to shipping regulations and regional laws, we are unable to ship live specimens outside of Europe. Orders from outside the UK or EU will be supplied an empty test tube instead.