Darkling Beetle, Yellow Mealworm Beetle (Tenebrio molitor)

Order: Coleoptera (ko-lee-OP-ter-a) (Info)
Family: Tenebrionidae (teh-nee-bree-ON-ih-dee) (Info)
Genus: Tenebrio
Species: molitor

Regional

This bug has been reportedly found in the following regions:

Gainesville, Georgia

Members' Notes:

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On Aug 11, 2006, Terry from Murfreesboro, TN (Zone 7a) wrote:

Not a worm, but the larval stage of the darkling beetle makes great (if a little gruesome) food for Eastern Bluebirds and (I hear, anyway) good fishbait.