zachary L.


There are five different stages in a meal worms life. The first stage is an egg. After 2 to 3 weeks it will come out of the egg as a larva. The larva eats its egg. Then after 2 to 3 months it tuns into a meal worm. After 8 weeks it turns into a Darkling beetle. It stays in a shed in the winter and stays out side for the summer and spring.


Meal worms eat butternut, cereal, grain, and apples. The food all weighs more then the meal-worm. The meal worm does not eat a lot because it is so small.


Meal worms live in a jungle. After it is a pupa it can go out in the sun because it is a beetle.


A meal worms body has 3 body parts. It can not go in the sun or it will get fried and die because it is sensitive. They breath out of holes in their body.

Facts about mealworms

1. meal worms stay in a pupa for 2 to 3 weeks.
2. some meal worms eat more then others because they weigh more or they get sick.
3.meal worms have exoskeleton Intel they are beetles.