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Creature
Creatures Dumbledore's Army Ministry of Magic and the Wizard's Council

Aquavirius Maggot

'Aquavirius Maggots! ...Dad said the Ministry were breeding —'
'No ...They're brains.'
'Brains?'
-- Luna Lovegood and Hermione Granger, in the Department of Mysteries (OP35)

Commentary

Etymology

‘aqua’ = L. ‘water’ + possibly ‘virus’ = L. ‘slime, poison’; a maggot is a fly larva which eats decomposing flesh

From the Web

This is a cool little blurb about Aquavirius Maggots that includes an imagined artwork of the creature.

Pensieve (Comments)

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