Alphitobius diaperinus also known as the buffalo worm are high in protein and low in fat. In nature, the beetle and the worm are more likely to be found in the southern Europe and in warmer areas all over the world.
They are favoured mainly by birdkeepers for feeding smaller birds. They also have a softer shell than regular mealworms making them easier to digest.
Maturity and size of livefoods can vary from picture shown.