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List of legendary creatures by type

This is a list of legendary creatures from mythology, 1.11 Cnidarians
folklore and fairy tales, sorted by their classification or
• Kurage-no-hinotama
affiliation. Creatures from modern fantasy fiction and
role-playing games are not included.

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Animals, creatures associated
with

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Equines

• see also Category:Mythological horses

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Antelopes and deer

Felines

• see also Category:Mythological felines

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Aquatic and marine mammals

1.3

Arthropods

1.4

Bats

1.14

• see also Category:Mythical fish

• Camazotz (Mayan bat-god)

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• Vampire (worldwide) - shapeshifting human undead
that feed off of the living.

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Bears

• Gunni
• Phantom kangaroo

Birds

• Bunyip

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Bovines

• Kraken
• Shen

Camelids

• Allocamelus - A donkey-headed camel.

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Canines

• see also Category:Mythological canines

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Molluscs

• Akkorokamui

• see also Category:Mythological bovines

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Marsupials

• Drop Bear

• see also Category:Legendary birds

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Hyenas

• Werehyena

• see also Category:Mythological bears

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Fish

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Musteloids, mongoose and civets

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Pachyderms

• See List of elephants in mythology and religion

Caprids

1.20

• see also Category:Mythological caprids

Pangolins

• Veo
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3 BODY PARTS, CREATURES ASSOCIATED WITH

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Pigs and Boars

• Calydonian Boar
• Erymanthian Boar
• Zhu Bajie
• see also Category:Mythological pigs

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Primates

• see also Category:Mythological monkeys

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Rabbits and hares

• see also Category:Mythological rabbits and hares

2 Artificial creatures
This listing includes creatures that are man-made, mechanical or of alchemical origins.

3 Body parts, creatures associated
with
3.1

Blood

3.2

Bone

• Bloody Bones
• Gashadokuro
• Grim Reaper

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Reptiles, limbed

• see also Category:Legendary reptiles

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Rodents

• see also Category:Mythological rodents

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Serpents and worms

• see also Category:Legendary serpents

• Skeleton

3.3

Eye

3.4

Face

• Asura
• Deva / Devi
• Noppera-bō

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Monotremes

• Peluda

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Xenarthrans

• Mapinguari

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Procyonids

• Azeban

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Insectivores

Hair

• Futakuchi-onna
• Harionago
• Medusa

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Head

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Limb

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Mouth

• Futakuchi-onna
• Kuchisake-onna

• Lavellan

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Ungulates

Skin

• Selkie

1.32 Cryptid animals

• Skin-walker

See a list of cryptids

• Swan maiden

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Wisdom

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Tail

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Wisdom

• Bakeneko

• Bai Ze

• Kitsune

• Salmon of Wisdom

• Yamata no Orochi

• Sphinx

• Kumiho

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Neck

• Baba Yaga

4.11

• Serpopard

• Father Time

• Rokurokubi

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Time and Technology

• Gremlin

Torso
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Light

• Manananggal
• Angel

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• Deity

Concepts, creatures associated
with

• Lampetia

4.1

Evil eye

• Will-o'-the-wisp

4.2

Immortality and death

• Dragon

4.3

Fertility and human sexuality

4.4

Birth and rebirth

• Phoenix

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Demons
• see list of theological demons

• Ubume

4.5

Luck and wealth

6 Elements, creatures associated
with

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Sound

6.1

Aether

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Love and romance

6.2

Air and wind

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Dream and mind

4.9

Talk

Note: see Talking animal

• see List of flying mythological creatures

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Darkness

6.4

Earth

• Gef
• Serpent in Bible

This listing also includes subterranean and cave-dwelling
creatures:

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ASTRONOMICAL OBJECTS, CREATURES ASSOCIATED WITH

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Fire

• Phoenix

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Light and rainbow

• Salamander

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Metal and gold (metalsmith and
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treasure)

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Thunder and lightning

7.14

Urban and house

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Water

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Underworld and hell

Polar, ice, and Winter

• see also Category:Mythological water creatures

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Habitats, creatures associated
with

7.1

Cave and underground

7.2

Celestial and heaven

7.3

Desert

7.4

Temperate forest and woodland

7.5

Tropical forest and jungle

7.6

Temperate grassland and garden

Cerberus

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Humanoids
see Mythic humanoids

• Fairy
• Gnome

7.7

Savanna

9 Hybrids
see List of hybrid creatures

• Emela-ntouka
• Ennedi tiger
• Werehyena

7.8

Lake and river

7.9

Mountain and hill

7.10

Sea

Aspidochelone

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Swamp and marsh

7.12

Volcano and lava

• Cherufe

10 Astronomical objects, creatures
associated with
10.1

Sun

• Kua Fu a giant in China
• Three-legged bird in China, Japan
• Phoenix in Greek Mythology

10.2

Moon

• Jade rabbit
• Werewolf

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10.3

Constellation

11 World
• World Elephant
• World Turtle
• See List of mythological places

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Plants,
with

creatures associated

13 Shapeshifters
see List of shapeshifters

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Times,
with

creatures

14.1

Day and diurnal

14.2

Night and nocturnal

associated

15 Undead
• see also Category:Ghosts and Ghosts in Hindu
Mythology - Bhoot, Baital & Pishacha

15.1

Corporeal

• see also Category:Corporeal undead

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Miscellaneous

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