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What are mealworms?

1. What is a mealworm?

2. Where does mealworm generally live?

3. Can you tell me more about the mealworms lifecycle?

Tenebrio molitor is a holometabolous insect. It means that the life cycle goes through 4 distinctive stages:

Life Stages
The Egg
The Larvae (Mealworms)
The Pupae
The Imago (Adult Beetle)

4. Does the mealworm bite?

5. Does the beetle fly?

6. Could the worms escape?