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Why are mealworms called mealworms?


The meal "worm" is actually one of the 4 life phases of the darkling beetle, scientific name: Tenebrio Molitor. We can loosely translate this as "the dark miller", because it loves to chew grains. The "worm" is the larval phase in the mealworm life cycle.

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