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Achroia grisella
Achroia grisella adult
An adult wax moth
Common names: Waxworm, Wax Moth, Lesser Wax Moth
Size: 0.4-0.6 inches[1]
Color: Gray or dirty brown
Defense: No information
Range: Africa, Australia, Europe, North America, Colombia, Jamaica, Puerto Rico, Trinidad, Bengal, Japan, Sri Lanka, and French Polynesia
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Pyralidae
Genus: Achroia
Species: grisella
Life cycle
Egg
Larva
Pupa
Adult


Preparation
Stage consumed: Larva
Cooking method: Sautee, fry, toast
Parts consumed: All
Toxicity: Potential allergen

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Girl Meets Bug - ep02:50

Girl Meets Bug - ep. 1 WaxWorm Tacos

Daniella Martin of Girl Meets Bug makes waxworm tacos

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