Wax worms are great as a treat for your animal. It is best not use them as a staple food, such as crickets & mealworms. Wax worms are not overly nutritious but are high in fat and can lead to obesity if fed too frequently. Wax worms can be kept at low temperatures for several weeks to extend their life cycle.
Nutritional Analysis: Protein 14% Fat 25% Fibre 3% Moisture 59% Ash <1% Calcium 283ppm