Mealworms have long been a staple feeder insect in the reptile and amphibian hobby. Actually larvae of the darkling beetle Tenebrio molitor, mealworms are inexpensive and easy to store before feeding them to your reptile or amphibian – simply keep them in the refrigerator. All mealworms should be supplemented with a proper vitamin and mineral supplement before being fed to your pet.
Mealworms are great feeder insects for: leopard geckos, crested geckos, fat tail geckos, bearded dragons, lizards, geckos, wild birds, fish.
Mealworm Culturing Caresheet explains how to keep and breed mealworms.