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  • n. Common misspelling of exuvia.


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  • The discarded skin, or exuvium, that Alison Beck had found on the passenger seat of her car belonged to a Sri Lankan ornamental tarantula, Poecilotheria fasciata, a beautifully colored but temperamental arachnid.

    The Killing Kind

  • Exuviation: the act of molting: the cast-off skin or exuvium.

    Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology


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