Definition of darkling beetle
: any of a family (Tenebrionidae) of firm-bodied mostly dark-colored vegetable-feeding nocturnal beetles which often have vestigial and functionless wings and whose larvae are usually hard cylindrical worms (as a mealworm) —called also tenebrionid
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