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List of species in folklore and mythology by type
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List of species in folklore and mythology by type

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

Table of contents
1 Creatures associated with air and weather
2 Artificial creatures
3 Bears
4 Creatures associated with blood
5 Boars and pigs
6 Bovines (bulls and cows)
7 Cats
8 Deer, Stags and Antelope
9 Demons
10 Dogs
11 Dragons
12 Creatures associated with the earth
13 Elves, Fairies, Nymphs and house spirits
14 Creatures assocociated with the eyes
15 Creatures associated with fertility and human sexuality
16 Creatures associated with fire
17 Creatures associated with fortune, wealth and wishes
18 Foxes
19 Giants
20 Goats
21 Horses
22 Humanoids and monstrous humans
23 Hybrids (part-human)
24 Hybrids (non-human)
25 Creatures associated with ice and winter
26 Insects, arachnids and arthropods
27 Otherworldly and spiritual creatures
28 Plants and fungi
29 Rabbits
30 Serpents, snakes and worms
31 Shapeshifters
32 Undead creatures
33 Creatures associated with water
34 See also

Creatures associated with air and weather

This listing includes birds and other flying creatures.

Artificial creatures

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

Bears

Creatures associated with blood

Boars and pigs

Bovines (bulls and cows)

Cats

This listing includes both domestic and wild cats, as well as great cats such as lions and tigers.

Deer, Stags and Antelope

Demons

Dogs

This listing includes wolves, jackals and other canines.

Dragons

Creatures associated with the earth

This listing also includes subterranean and cave-dwelling creatures.

Elves, Fairies, Nymphs and house spirits

Creatures assocociated with the eyes

Creatures associated with fertility and human sexuality

Creatures associated with fire

Creatures associated with fortune, wealth and wishes

Foxes

Giants

Goats

Horses

This listing also includes ponies, mules and other equestrians.

Humanoids and monstrous humans

Hybrids (part-human)

Hybrids (non-human)

Creatures associated with ice and winter

Insects, arachnids and arthropods

Otherworldly and spiritual creatures

Plants and fungi

Rabbits

Serpents, snakes and worms

Shapeshifters

Undead creatures

Creatures associated with water

This listing includes fish, whales, turtles, frogs and other aquatic and amphibious creatures

See also