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USPS Shipping Delays - Due to policy changes, USPS is sometimes taking 3-4 days longer to deliver packages. Consider UPS 2Day or Overnight.
USPS Shipping Delays - Due to policy changes, USPS is sometimes taking 3-4 days longer to deliver packages. Consider UPS 2Day or Overnight.

Live Mealworms

$17.00
SKU MEALWORM-1000-INSULATED

Current Noticies

  • Live arrival Guarantee for USPS shipments is only valid if temps are between 45F and 85F. Please leave a note with your order if you want it held for pickup and include contact phone#. Any orders not held for pickup will NOT qualify for LAG. See our Shipping Policies page for more info!
  • Due to COVID-19, we are experiencing higher than normal order volume. Please be patient while we work to get your orders processed and shipped.

Insulated Cold Pack Option:

If selected, we will ship your mealworms in an insulated shipping box with a cold pack. Please choose this option when your local temperatures are 85F+. You may also consider requesting it to be held for Pickup at your local USPS. If you want Hold For Pickup, please leave a note with the order or contact us ASAP after placing your order.

Summer High Temperatures:

If the temperatures in your area are 85F+ we may choose to have your package held at your local post office. We do this in an interest of the best well-being of the insects we're shipping. If you do not want your package held for pickup under any circumstances, please contact us immediately after placing your order. This will also void any live-arrival guarantees.

Mealworms are the larval stage of the Darkling Beetle, Tenebrio molitor. They are very easy to keep and make great snacks for reptiles and wild birds. Mealworms are high in protein and high in fat, so a few can go a long way! We ship mealworms at ~3/4".

Depending on the gut load, you should expect nutritional values to vary. These numbers are good averages.

  • Moisture: 65%
  • Protein: 19%
  • Fat: 9%
  • Fiber: 3%
  • Ash: 2%
  • Ca:P Ratio: 1:7
All live mealworms are shipped within a cotton bag with paper or other filler material and placed inside a box. Depending on the weather, we may ship with heatpacks or cool packs. Please refer to our Live Arrival Guarantee.