doxys in the curtains

A flying household pest with a poisonous bite. It lays up to five hundered eggs at a time, which would only be deemed fit for consumption by a complete idiot

Doxys fact file


Similar to a fairy but covered in thick, black hair. It has curved wings like a beetle's and an extra pair of arms and legs.

Magic Abilities

Its venom was used by the Weasley twins in the development of their Skiving Snackbox creations


Poisonous bite, delivered by double rows of sharp teeth

Typical Habitats

Infests wizarding homes in northern Europe and America. Prefers colder climates