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Scamander is the surname of a wizarding family. Many of its members have worked as magizoologists. They are related to the Lovegood family.

Known Family Members

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Mr. Scamander
Mrs. ScamanderGoldstein
Newton Scamander (1897-)
Porpentina ScamanderQueenie Goldstein
ScamanderXenophilius Lovegood
Pandora Lovegood
Rolf Scamander
Luna Lovegood (b. 1981-)
Lysander ScamanderLorcan Scamander


In Greek mythology, Scamander was a river god who fought for Troy during the Trojan War. He was also considered a personification of the Scamander River, along the lower plains of which the battles of the Trojan War were fought, according to The Iliad. The river is now called Karamenderes and flows through the Turkish province of Çanakkale. It is also the name of a town and a river in Tasmania.

Notes and references

  1. Pottermore introduction for Hufflepuffs (transcription available here)

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