Scarmiglione is one of the twelve named Malebranche in the 8th Circle of Hell's 5th Gulf, where corrupt politicians are immersed in burning pitch, the Malebolge, from the Inferno of Dante Alighieri's Divine Comedy.
In popular culture
- Final Fantasy series:
- In the 2012 video game Resident Evil: Revelations, Scarmiglione is a large, hulking shark-based creature.
- The card game Yu-Gi-Oh! features a series of cards called Burning Abyss, one of which is known as "Scarm, Malebranche of the Burning Abyss".