Okay... I HAD to pass this one on. "Most insects are edible. Unfortunately, there isn't a dead giveaway to tell if a bug is edible unless you know what you're doing. However, there are some general guidelines you can use to help you decide. One rule of thumb that survival experts endorse is to steer clear of brightly colored insects." http://adventure.howstuffworks.com/survival/wilderness/edible-bug1.htm Bon Appetit!