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List of legendary creatures by type

This is a list of legendary creatures from mythology, folklore and fairy tales, sorted by their classification or affiliation. Creatures from modern fantasy fiction and role-playing games are not included.

Contents

Animals, creatures associated withEdit

Antelopes and deerEdit

Aquatic and marine mammalsEdit

ArthropodsEdit

BatsEdit

BearsEdit

BirdsEdit

BovinesEdit

CamelidsEdit

CanidsEdit

CapridsEdit

EquinesEdit

FelinesEdit

FishEdit

HyenasEdit

MarsupialsEdit

MolluscsEdit

Musteloids, mongoose and civetsEdit

PachydermsEdit

PangolinsEdit

Pigs and boarsEdit

PrimatesEdit

Rabbits and haresEdit

Reptiles, limbedEdit

RodentsEdit

Serpents and wormsEdit

MonotremesEdit

XenarthransEdit

ProcyonidsEdit

  • Azeban is a lower-level trickster spirit in Abenaki mythology. The traditional homeland of the Abenaki is Wobanakik (Place of the Dawn), what is now called northern New England and southern Quebec. Azeban (also spelled Azban, Asban or Azaban) is a raccoon, the Abenaki trickster figure. Pronounced ah-zuh-bahn. Azeban does many foolish and/or mischievous things in Abenaki folktales, but unlike animal tricksters in some other tribes, is not dangerous or malevolent.

InsectivoresEdit

  • Lavellan A Lavellan, làbh-allan, la-mhalan or la-bhallan etc. is a mythological creature from northern Scotland.It was generally considered to be a kind of rodent, and indeed the name "làbh-allan" is also used for a water shrew or water vole in Scottish Gaelic. It was however, reportedly larger than a rat, very noxious, and lived in deep pools in rivers.Its poisonous abilities were legendary, and it was said to be able to injure cattle over a hundred feet away.

UngulatesEdit

Cryptid animalsEdit

Artificial creaturesEdit

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

Body parts, creatures associated withEdit

Concepts, creatures associated withEdit

Evil eyeEdit

Immortality and deathEdit

Fertility and human sexualityEdit

Birth and rebirthEdit

Luck and wealthEdit

SoundEdit

Love and RomanceEdit

Dream and mindEdit

TalkEdit

Note: see Talking animal

WisdomEdit

Time and technologyEdit

LightEdit

DemonsEdit

Elements, creatures associated withEdit

Habitats, creatures associated withEdit

Cave and undergroundEdit

Celestial and heavenEdit

DesertEdit

Temperate forest and woodlandEdit

Tropical forest and jungleEdit

Temperate grassland and gardenEdit

SavannaEdit

Lake and riverEdit

Mountain and hillEdit

SeaEdit

Swamp and marshEdit

Volcano and lavaEdit

Polar, ice, and winterEdit

Urban and houseEdit

Underworld and hellEdit

HumanoidsEdit

HybridsEdit

Astronomical objects, creatures associated withEdit

WorldEdit

Plants, creatures associated withEdit

ShapeshiftersEdit

Times, creatures associated withEdit

Day and diurnalEdit

Night and nocturnalEdit

UndeadEdit

CorporealEdit

MiscellaneousEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Geryon". Theoi. Retrieved 10 February 2017. a three-bodied, four-winged giant