Thief Ant Facts
- Thief ants are experts at stealing things, especially food.
- They are only about 1/16th of an inch and gold in color.
- Thief ants love dead insects and will eat just about anything.
Like the name implies, thief ants, or Solenopsis Molesti, are experts at stealing things, mostly food. These tiny subterranean conmen setup shop near other ants’ nests in order to pilfer the other ant colony’s food.