can hamsters eat morio

Can Hamsters Eat Morio?

Zophobas morio is a species of darkling beetle, whose larvae are known by the common name superworm or zophobas.

Superworms are common in the reptile pet industry. They should not be confused with giant mealworms, which are tenebrio molitor larvae sprayed with juvenile hormone.

These insect larvae resemble very large mealworms, about 1.7 to 2¼ inches long (50-60 mm) when full size. They have 6 small legs and two rudimentary hind prolegs. Once they reach adult size, the larvae pupate, and later emerge as large, black beetles.

Superworms are accepted by lizards, turtles, frogs, salamanders, birds, koi and other insectivorous animals.

Their hard chitin may make them less suitable for arachnids and some predatory insects. Their tendency to bite may make them unsuitable for some insectivorous mammals, such as hedgehogs. (source)

So can hamsters eat morio?

No unfortunately they cant. They are not good for them to eat, due to their tendency to bite so are best avoided.

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