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(Science: zoology) a genus of spider crabs, including the common European species (maia squinado).

a beautiful American bombycid moth (Eucronia maia).

Origin: From L. Maia, a goddess.

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Weird "shell"

... that's a baby one. Or one of the smaller species. http://chestofbooks.com/animals/Manual-Of-Zoology/images/Fig-159-Brachyura-The-Spiny-Spider-crab-Maia-squinado.jpg The big ones look like real monsters: http://www.animalpicturesarchive.com/ArchOLD-7/1190251110.jpg (see the kid in the background ...

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by biohazard
Thu Apr 15, 2010 9:27 am
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