The Solanae are a race of vaguely humanoid aliens that act as major antagonists in Star Trek Online as enforcers of the Iconians during the Iconian War campaign : like the Elachi they are infamous for abducting and experimenting on other life-forms, these experiments are extremely painful and the Solanea themselves are unable to survive long in normal space/time as they have evolved for life within subspace.

Solanae are based upon an unnamed alien species that terrorized the crew of the Enterprise in Next Generation's episode "Schism" and just as in the TV series their behavior is a reference to alien abduction phenomena, often attributed to the Grey aliens of Earth mythology.