Beast Index - Alphabetic

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Name Latin Type
Abarenon Abarenon Fish A fish that lays eggs by rubbing on sand
Abides Abides Fish A marine animal that first lives in the water and then on land
Aeriophylon Aeriophylon Bird A bird seldom seen because it flies above the clouds
Agate Achates Stone Can be used to find pearls
Ahanes Ahanes Beast An animal as large as a stag
Albirez Albirez Fish A fish with a very hard skin
Alerion Alerion Bird A bird the color of fire, with razor-sharp wings
Allec Allec Fish A fish used to make pickled fish sauce
Alphoraz Alphoraz Fish A fish that is generated from rotting mud
Amia Amia Fish A fish with purple or red markings
Amphisbaena Amphisbaena Serpent A serpent with two heads, one at either end
Ana Ana Beast A beast that comes to the defense of others of its own kind
Andrius Andrius Serpent Lives in water and on land
Ant Formica Worm/Insect Ants harvest grain to store for the winter
Ant-lion Myrmecoleon Beast The offspring of an ant and a lion
Antelope Antalops Beast An animal so wild no hunter can approach it
Anthus Anthus Bird A small bird that fights with horses
Ape Simia Beast Called "simia" because it is similar to humans
Aphorus Aphorus Fish A small fish that cannot be caught on a hook
Aracsis Aracsis Serpent A treacherous, varicolored serpent of large size
Arundutis Arundutis Serpent A serpent with a tracery of lines over its body
Asfodius Asfodius Serpent A serpent that causes blood to pour out of its victim
Asp Aspis Serpent Blocks its ear with its tail so as not to hear the charmer
Ass Asinus Beast An animal that is slow and resists commands
Astaraz Astaraz Fish A fish spontaneously generated from the foam of rain water
Australis Australis Fish A fish that appears when the Pleiades decline
Babylonian Fish Babilonici pisces Fish A fish that lives in caves near Babylon
Badger Taxus Beast A dirty beast that bites
Barbulus Barbulus Fish A fish with a beard
Barnacle Goose Bernace Bird A bird that initially grows from trees
Basilisk Regulus Serpent Its odor, voice and even look can kill
Bat Vespertilio Bird A bird that gives birth to living young
Bear Ursus Beast The cubs are born unformed, and are licked into shape by the mother
Beaver Castor Beast Hunted for its testicles, it castrates itself to escape from the hunter
Bedbug Cimex Worm/Insect A blood sucking worm that preys on humans
Bee Apes Worm/Insect Bees are the smallest of birds, and are born from the bodies of oxen
Bee-eater Meropes Bird Bee-eater young care for their elderly parents
Behemoth Behemoth Beast An enormous four-footed beast
Berus Berus Serpent A serpent that is more cunning than any other
Bibiones Bibiones Worm/Insect Insects that are generated in wine
Bitterling Aristosus Fish A fish that has so many many bones that it is difficult to eat
Bittern Onocratulus Bird A bird that makes a booming noise
Blackbird Merula Bird An agreeable bird that sings in April and May
Boa Boas Serpent An enormous snake, found in Italy, that feeds on cattle
Boar Aper Beast A savage wild pig or hog
Bonnacon Bonnacon Beast A beast like a bull, that uses its dung as a weapon
Borbothis Borbothis Fish A fish that resembles an eel, but with a large head
Bothis Bothis Fish A flat fish that goes to the river bottom and muddies the water to hide
Botrax Botrax Serpent A serpent with the face of a frog
Bream Dentix Fish A fish with many large teeth
Buffalo Bubalus Beast Buffalo are so wild that they cannot be yoked
Buffone Buffone Worm/Insect An insect that has a voice like a trumpet
Bull Taurus Beast The Indian bull is tawny colored and swift as a bird
Buprestis Buprestis Worm/Insect A venomous beetle that causes cows to burst
Bustard Bistarda Bird A slow moving carrion eating bird
Butterfly Papilio Worm/Insect An insect that generates small worms from its dung
Caab Caab Fish A marine animal that has one long foot it uses as a hand
Cacus Cacus Beast A monster that steals cattle
Caladrius Caladrius Bird A bird which can tell if a sick man will die, and can cure disease
Camel Camelus Beast Camels can endure thirst for three days and prefer muddy water
Cantharis Cantharis Worm/Insect A green insect that glitters with gold in sunlight
Capa Capa Fish A shellfish with a pearl-like shell
Capito Capito Fish A fish with a large head that lives in rivers
Capitones Capitones Fish A sea fish with a large head and narrow tail
Capreola Capreola Beast The roe deer
Carbuncle Carbuncle Stone When it is held against the sun it resembles a burning coal
Cariste Cariste Bird A bird that can fly through flames without harm
Carp Carpera Fish A fish that has five ways to escape a net
Cat Musio Beast An animal that is hostile to mice
Catarrhactes Catarrhactes Bird A diving bird that stays underwater for a long time
Caterpillar Eruca Worm/Insect A worm that eats foliage
Catfish Glanis Fish The male of this fish takes care of his offspring
Catoblepas Catoblepas Beast A beast with a head so heavy it can only look down
Cecula Cecula Serpent A serpent with no eyes
Cedar Tree Cedar tree Plant Symbol of Mary and of the transfiguration of Christ
Cefusa Cefusa Beast A beast with human feet and hands
Celethi Celethi Fish A fish that sleeps so soundly it can be caught by hand
Centaur Centaurus Beast The centaur is part man and part horse
Centipede Centupedia Worm/Insect A worm or serpent with many feet
Centris Centris Serpent An inflexible serpent
Cerastes Cerastes Serpent An exceptionally flexible serpent with horns
Ceruleum Ceruleum Fish A fish of the Ganges River that is strong enough to catch elephants
Chameleon Cameleon Serpent An animal that can change its color
Chelydros Chelydros Serpent Land and water serpent
Chimera Chimera Beast A hybrid beast of lion and goat
Chloreus Chloreus Bird A bird that fights with ravens
Chylon Chylon Fish A fish that only eats its own mucus
Cicada Cicada Worm/Insect An insect born from the saliva of the cuckoo
Cinnamologus Cinnamulgus Bird An bird that makes its nest from the fruits of the cinnamon tree
Clothes-moth Tinea Worm/Insect A worm that eats clothes
Cobra Armene Serpent Every animal that approaches this serpent dies
Cock Gallus Bird The cock is a bird that can tell time
Conchis Conchis Fish A shellfish that resembles a ship
Coot Fulica Bird An intelligent bird that stays in one place
Coredulus Coredulus Bird A bird whoes name implies "eater of the heart"
Cornica Cornica Bird A large bird with few feathers
Cornutis Cornutis Serpent A serpent with horns it uses to attack people
Cow Vacca Beast A useful animal
Crab Cancer Fish A fish with claws
Crane Grus Bird At night cranes take turns keeping watch for enemies
Cricket Grillus Worm/Insect A creature that likes to sing, forgetting all else
Crocodile Crocodilus Beast A beast that weeps after eating a man
Crow Cornix Bird A long-lived bird that foretells the future
Cuckoo Cuculus Bird A weak bird that travels on the backs of kites
Cuttlefish Lolligo Fish A fish that is easily caught in enclosures
Dariata Dariata Bird A bird with no legs that can only crawl
Day-fish Dies piscis Fish A fish that only lives for one day
Demma Demma Beast A beast the size of a goat, with long, sharp horns
Diamond Adamas Stone If a diamond is kept in a house, demons cannot enter
Dipsa Dipsas Serpent A snake so poisonous that its bite kills before it is felt
Doe Dammula Beast The female deer
Dog Canis Beast A young dog bound to a patient cures internal wounds
Dog-fly Cynomya Worm/Insect A fly that annoys puppies
Dolphin Delphine Fish Dolphins gather in schools at the sound of music
Dormouse Glis Beast They sleep all winter as if dead
Dove Columba Bird There is meaning in the various colors of doves
Draconcopedes Draconcopedes Serpent A dragon-footed serpent
Dragon Draco Serpent The greatest of all serpents on earth
Dragonfly Odonata Worm/Insect A long thin insect with four wings
Dromedary Dromedarius Beast A small camel that can travel a hundred Roman miles a day
Duck Anas Bird The ducks of Pontus feed on the poison in the sea
Duran Duran Beast A beast that slows down pursuing dogs with its odor
Dyomeda Dyomeda Bird A bird that can distinguish between local people and foreigners
Eagle Aquila Bird A bird with eyes so strong it can look directly into the sun
Echeneis Echeneis Fish This fish clings to ships and holds them back
Eel Anguilla Fish A serpent of the sea
Elephant Elephas Beast Soldiers fight from wooden towers on the backs of elephants
Elk Alches Beast The Eurasian elk or moose
Emigraneus Emigraneus Worm/Insect A worm that infests the head
Equicervus Equicervus Beast An animal with features of a horse and a stag
Equinilus Equinilus Fish A fish in the Nile River that likes to kill humans
Eracliodes Eracliodes Fish A fish that lives in caves it digs in river shores
Ermine Erminium Beast A small animal that is white in winter and brown in summer
Exposita Exposita Fish A fish with very large teeth
Ezochius maris Ezochius maris Fish A very large fish with no teeth in its upper jaw
Falcon Falco Bird A bird used for hunting
Falena Falena Beast An animal that hates human pride
Falitusus Falitusus Serpent This serpent's bite causes necrosis and profound sleep
Fatatore Fatatore Bird A bird that lays its eggs before Spring
Ferret Furunculus Beast An animal like a weasel, used to hunt rabbits in their burrows
Fetix Fetix Bird A small bird that lays eggs twice a year
Figpecker Ficedula Bird A bird that mostly eats figs
Finges Finges Beast A beast with two nipples on its chest
Fire Stones Lapides igniferi Stone Stones that burst into flames when brought close together
Fish Pices Fish The number of species of fish is uncountable
Flea Pulices Worm/Insect An insect that is sent to man as a punishment
Fly Musca Worm/Insect An insect that can revive after being drowned
Flycatcher Muscicape Bird A slow bird with a wide mouth for catching flies and gnats
Flying Fish Exocoetus Fish A fish that goes out onto dry land to sleep
Fox Vulpis Beast A crafty and deceitful animal that never runs in a straight line
Frog Rana Serpent Land frogs die if exposed to rain
Fundula Fundula Fish A fish that is never seen at the water surface
Furfurio Furfurio Bird A bird that feeds on flour
Furionz Furionz Beast A lustful beast
Galalca Galalca Fish A sea monster that pulls her fetus out of the womb to see if it is ready
Genetha Genetha Beast A black and crimson beast that stays in low places
Giraffe Camelopardus Beast A beast that looks like a camel but has the spots of a leopard
Glaucus Glaucus Fish A white fish that appears on cloudy days
Glow-worm Cicindela Worm/Insect An insect that gives off light
Glutis Glutis Beast A bird with a long tongue
Gnat Culex Worm/Insect An insect that sucks blood
Goat Caper Beast An animal that likes to live on high mountains
Golden Fleece Aureo vellus Fish A shellfish that produces a golden wool
Goldfinch Carduellus Bird A bird that eats thorns and thistles
Goose Anser Bird Geese can smell the odor of man better than any other animal can
Gosturdus Gosturdus Bird A bird that flies like a wave
Gracocenderon Gracocenderon Bird A chaste bird that has sex only once a year
Griffin Gryphes Beast A beast with the body of a lion and the wings and head of an eagle
Grouse Bonosas Bird A bird that lives in Germany that can be eaten
Gudgeon Gobio Fish A small fish that feeds in sandy-bottomed waters
Gull Larus Bird A bird that lives on land and water and flies in the air
Hamster Cricetus Beast The European hamster
Haniger Haniger Fish A fish with a long red beak instead of a mouth
Hare Lepus Beast A timid beast that runs fast
Harpy Harpyia Bird A fierce bird with a human head
Hawk Accipiter Bird The hawk has great courage in a small body
He-goat Hircus Beast A beast so hot that its blood dissolves diamond
Hedgehog Herinacius Beast A beast that carries away grapes on its sharp quills
Heliodromos Heliodromos Bird A bird that flies following the sun
Hemtra Hemtra Beast Very small animals in Germany
Hen Gallina Bird Hens become weak because their chicks are weak
Hercinia Hercinia Bird A bird with brightly glowing feathers
Heron Ardea Bird A bird wise above all others
Hippopotamus Yppotamus Beast A large beast called the river horse
Hoopoe Hupupa Bird The young care for their elderly parents
Hornet Crabro Worm/Insect Hornets are born from the flesh of the horse
Horse Equus Beast A horse is a horse, of course, of course...
Horse-fly Oestrus Worm/Insect A stinging insect associanted with cattle
Hydra Hydra Serpent A multi-headed serpent
Hydros Hydros Serpent A water snake that makes those bitten swell up
Hydrus Hydrus Serpent The enemy of the crocodile, which it kills from the inside
Hyena Hyaena Beast A beast that eats human corpses and changes sex
Ibex Ibex Beast A beast with horns so strong they can save it from a fall
Ibis Ibis Bird The dirtiest of birds because it feeds on corpses
Ibrida Ibrida Beast The genus of hybrid animals
Ichneumon Ichneumon Serpent An enemy of the snake
Illicinus Illicinus Serpent A serpent that lives in scarlet oak trees
Indian Stone Lapis indicus Stone A stone that can cure the illness called dropsy
Isida Isida Bird A small bird with beautifully colored feathers
Jackdaw Graculus Bird The jackdaw is a noisy bird
Jaculus Jaculus Serpent A flying serpent
Jay Garrulus Bird A very noisy bird
Kim Kim Bird A bird that cares for her own chicks and those of other birds
Kingfisher Halcyon Bird A bird that calms sea storms
Kite Milvus Bird A rapacious bird that feeds on carrion
Komor Komor Bird A bird that lays eggs five or six times a year
Kyches Kyches Bird A bird that cries with a different voice almost every day
Kylion Kylion Fish A fish with its spleen and liver in reversed positions
Kylok Kylok Fish A fish that clings to rocks and eats whatever passes
Lacta Lacta Beast A small beast that lives in tombs
Lamb Agnus Beast The lamb knows its own parents by their voice
Lamia Lamia Beast A stealer and killer of children
Lanzani Lanzani Beast A cruel beast that attacks any animal not of its own kind
Lark Alauda Bird A singing bird
Leech Sanguisuga Worm/Insect A blood sucking aquatic worm
Leontophone Leontophone Beast A small beast that is deadly to lions
Leopard Leopardus Beast The offspring of a mating between a lion and a pard
Leucrota Leucrota Beast A composite beast with a mouth that stretches from ear to ear
Leviathan Leviathan Serpent An enormous sea-dragon
Linachos Linachos Bird A bird like an eagle that rejects inferior chicks
Lincisius Lincisius Beast The offspring of a male dog and a female wolf
Lion Leo Beast The lion is the king of the beasts
Lizard Saura Serpent When the lizard goes blind, it looks to the rising sun
Lobster Locusta maris Fish A fish that fights with its kind, battering them like rams
Locust Locusta Worm/Insect An insect with long legs
Louse Pediculis Worm/Insect A pest that can be repelled with mercury and oil
Ludolacra Ludolacra Fish A fish with four fins that moves swiftly
Lycaon Lycaon Beast A wolf-like beast with multi-colored fur
Lycisca Lycisca Beast A hybrid of a wolf and a dog
Lynx Lynx Beast The urine of the lynx hardens into a precious stone
Magnales Magnales Bird Large birds of the East that eat fish
Magnet Lapis magnis Stone Magnet or lodestone attracts iron
Magpie Pica Bird The magpie has a voice which can express words with distinct sounds
Mammonetus Mammonetus Beast A kind of monkey
Mandrake Mandragora Plant A plant that shrieks when it is pulled from the earth
Manticore Manticora Beast A beast with a man's face, a lion's body, and the stinger of a scorpion
Martin Martinarus Beast An animal that is common in Ireland
Martineta Martineta Bird A bird that does not decay when dead
Meauce Meauce Bird A bird that likes human corpses
Megaris Megaris Fish A fish when salted and exported demands a high price
Melancoriphus Melancoriphus Bird A fertile bird that lays more than twenty eggs at a time
Melanurus Melanurus Fish A fish with a black tail
Memnonides Memnonides Bird A bird that flies from Egypt to Troy every fifth year
Mergus Mergus Bird Generic term for a sea bird
Merilliones Merilliones Bird A bird like a blackbird with different feet, claws and beak
Merlin Aesalon Bird A bird that breaks raven eggs
Mermaid Serra Fish A creature half human, half fish
Miliares Miliares Serpent A serpent with a yellow coloration that resembles millet
Millago Millago Fish A fish that flies over water
Millipede Multipes Worm/Insect A worm with a multitude of feet
Mole Talpa Beast A blind animal that lives in the earth
Molosus Molosus Beast A large and aggresive beast that is afraid of children
Monocerus Monocerus Beast A fierce beast with a single long horn
Morplex Morplex Bird A swift bird that dives to catch eels in the water
Moth Blatta Worm/Insect An insect that cannot bear the light
Mouse Mus Beast A small animal that is born from the soil
Mule Mulus Beast Mules come from the unnatural mating of a female horse and a male ass
Mullet Mugilis Fish An agile fish of the Mediterranean
Muraena Muraena Fish A fish that twists itself in circles
Muscaliet Muscaliet Beast A beast with the body of a hare, tail of a squirrel, teeth of a boar
Musquelibet Musquelibet Beast An animal that produces musk
Mussel Musculus Fish A shellfish that serves as the male for oysters
Naderos Naderos Serpent A serpent of Germany that infects people and swords with its poison
Narwhal Monocheros Fish A fish with a single long horn on its head
Nase Nasus Fish A fish of the Danube River with bulky snout
Natrix Natrix Serpent A snake that contaminates water
Nautilus Nautilus Fish A fish that raises a thin mambrane like a sail
Nereid Nereid Fish A fish with the appearance of a hairy human
Newt Stellio Serpent A lizard with spots like stars on its back
Nightingale Luscinia Bird A bird that that sings so enthusiastically that it almost dies
Nightjar Agochiles Bird A bird the sucks milk from the udders of goats
Octopus Polypus Fish A very clever sea fisher and very clever at deceiving others
Onager Onager Beast A wild ass that can predict the coming of the equinox
Onocentaur Onocentaurus Beast A beast with the upper body of a man and the lower body of an ass
Ophites Ophites Serpent A serpent the color of sand
Opimacus Opimacus Worm/Insect A worm that is skilled in fighting snakes
Orca Orca Fish A large whale that preys on other whales
Orcigometus Orcigometus Bird A kind of hawk
Oriole Oriolis Bird A bird that is gold all over
Orphan Bird Orphanay Bird The mother bird knows which of her eggs contain the best offspring
Oryx Oryx Beast A beast of the dry African desert
Osprey Aurifrigius Bird Ospreys are smaller than eagles but larger than hawks
Ostrich Assida Bird A bird that can digest anything, even iron, but is careless of its eggs
Otter Luter Beast A cunning and mischievous animal living around ponds and rivers
Owl Noctua Bird The owl is a dirty bird that prefers darkness to light
Ox Bos Beast The ox is a strong beast that can predict the weather
Pagrus Pagrus Fish A fish with hard teeth
Palm Tree Palma Plant Palm tree
Panther Panthera Beast A gentle, multicolored beast whose only enemy is the dragon
Papiones Papiones Beast A beast larger than a fox that howls like a wolf
Paradisi Aves paradisi Bird Called bird of paradise because of its beauty
Parandrus Parandrus Beast A beast that can conceal itself by changing its appearance
Pard Pardus Beast A swift and deadly beast that kills with a single leap
Parias Parias Serpent A serpent that walks on its tail
Parrot Psittacus Bird A talking bird with a very hard beak
Partridge Perdix Bird A deceitful bird that steals other birds' eggs
Pathius Pathius Beast A beast with a body colored like blood
Peacock Pavo Bird A bird with a terrible voice and flesh too hard to cook
Peahen Pavo Bird Female peafowl, with a less magnificent tail
Pearl-oyster Margarita Fish Pearls are produced by a the oyster
Pegasus Pegasus Beast A beast that is part horse, part bird
Pelican Pelicanus Bird A bird that revives its dead young with its own blood
Peridexion Tree Peredixion Plant A tree in India that attracts doves and repels dragons
Perna Perna Fish A shellfish that produces the colors yellow and red
Pheasant Phasianus Bird A bird named for the Greek island of Phasis
Phoenix Phoenix Bird A bird that rises anew from the ashes of its funeral pyre
Pig Porcus Beast A filthy animal that wallows in mud
Pike Lupus piscis Fish The wolf of the sea
Pina Pina Fish A shellfish that tricks little fish into its shell
Plover Pluvialis Bird A bird that lives on nothing but air
Polecat Putorius Beast A weasel-like animal with a strong smell
Porcupine Porcus spinosus Beast An animal that has quills or spines
Porphirio Porphirio Bird A bird that one webbed foot and one clawed foot
Ptarmigan Lagopus Bird A bird with tufts of feathers on its feet, like the fur on hare feet
Pungitivus Pungitivus Fish A stinging fish that generates other fish
Quail Coturnix Bird Quails cannot be eaten, because they feed on poisonous seeds
Rabbit Cuniculus Beast A wild beast hunted by dogs
Ram Aries Beast Rams were the first animals to be sacrificed on alters
Rat Rattus Beast An oversized mouse
Raven Corvus Bird The raven will not accept its young until their feathers turn black
Ray Rais Fish A flatfish with a long deadly stinger
Reindeer Rangiver Beast A strong animal with three rows of horns on its head
Rutela Rutela Serpent A serpent that is useful in medicine
Salamander Salamandra Serpent Salamanders are so cold they can extinguish any fire
Salmon Salmonis Fish Fish that swim upstream and leap up waterfalls
Salpa Salpa Fish A fish that must be beaten with a rod before it can be cooked
Salpuga Salpuga Serpent A serpent that is invisible or difficult to see
Sardine Sardina Fish A small fish
Satyr Satyrus Beast An ape-like wild man
Sawfish Serra Fish The sawfish has enormous wings and likes to race against ships
Scallop Pectines Fish Symbol of the pilgrimage to Santiago de Compostela
Scarus Scarus Fish A fish that ruminates its food
Scitalis Scitalis Serpent A serpent with such a marvellous appearance that it stuns the viewer
Scorpion Scorpius Worm/Insect The scorpion is a worm that stings with its tail
Scylla Scylla Fish A vicious fish-human hybrid like a siren
Sea-ass Onos Fish The ocean equivalent of the land ass
Sea-centipede Scolopendra Beast A sea fish the disgorges its inside to remove a hook it has swallowed
Sea-cow Vacca maris Fish The cow or bull or ox of the sea
Sea-dog Canes maris Fish The dog of the sea
Sea-dragon Draco marinus Fish The dragon of the sea
Sea-fox Vulpes maris Fish The fox of the sea
Sea-frog Rana maris Fish The sea-frog hides in disturbed mud to catch little fish
Sea-hare Lepus marinus Fish The hare of the sea
Sea-horse Equis maris Fish The horse of the sea
Sea-monk Monachus maris Fish A fish that looks like a tonsured monk
Sea-mouse Mus marinus Fish A fish resembling a mouse that guides whales
Sea-peacock Pavus piscis Fish A fish colored with different hues on its back and neck
Sea-pig Porcus marinus Fish Sea-pigs dig up the ground under water
Sea-ram Aries piscis Fish A fish like a ram that hides under ships to drown sailors
Sea-raven Corvus maris Fish The raven of the sea
Sea-scorpion Scorpio piscis Fish The scorpion of the sea
Sea-serpent Serpentes maris Serpent The serpent of the sea
Sea-snail Murica Fish The sea-snail produces purple dye
Sea-spider Aranea Fish The spider of the sea
Sea-stag Cervus marinus Fish A deer of the sea that eats birds
Sea-swallow Hirundo maris Fish The swallow of the sea
Sea-turtle Barchora Fish The turtle that lives in sea and has a powerful bite
Sea-urchin Echinus Fish A shellfish with spines
Sea-viper Vipera marina Fish The viper of the sea
Seal Phoca Fish The calf of the sea
Selfyr Selfyr Serpent A serpent that tavels with its body on loops
Seps Seps Serpent The poison of the seps consumes both body and bones
Seta Seta Worm/Insect A long thin worm like a white needle
Sheep Ovis Beast The sheep is a defenceless, placid animal
Shrew Sorex Beast A kind of mouse that bites
Silkworm Bombyx Worm/Insect Silkworms weave cloth from leaves
Siren Sirena Bird A deadly creature, half human, half bird or fish
Siren (Serpent) Siren Serpent An snake so poisonous that those bitten die before they feel pain
Skate Squatina Fish A fish with a rough skin used to polish wood and ivory
Skink Scinnocis Serpent Similar to a crocodile but much smaller
Slug Limax Worm/Insect Slugs are born out of mud
Snail Cochlea Worm/Insect Snails live on land and in water and carry their home on their back
Snake Serpens Serpent The snake crawls with hidden steps
Snipe Snepa Bird A bird that uses its long beak to dig in the earth
Sole Solia Fish A disk-shaped fish
Sparrow Passer Bird Sparrows are swift and live in cracks in walls
Sparus Sparus Fish A fish shaped like a spear
Spider Aranea Worm/Insect The spider is an aerial worm that takes its nourishment from the air
Spoliator colubri Spoliator colubri Worm/Insect A worm that attacks snakes
Sponge Spongiis Fish A fish the roots itself to rocks
Spoonbill Platea Bird A bird that steals fish from other sea birds
Squirrel Cyrogrillus Beast An animal that climbs trees
Stag Cervus Beast A drink made from the tears of a stag is a cure for troubles of the heart
Stag-beetle Cervus volans Worm/Insect An insect with horns on its head like a stag
Starfish Stella piscis Fish A fish shaped like a star
Starling Sturnis Bird A bird with stars on its feathers
Stork Ciconia Bird Two crows lead flocks of storks when they cross the sea to Asia
Sturgeon Sturio Fish A fish with its scales pointing toward its mouth
Stymphalis Stymphalis Bird Man-eating birds with beaks of bronze and sharp metallic feathers
Sunfish Solaris piscis Fish A large fish that likes to bask in the sun
Swallow Hirundo Bird The swallow deserts buildings that are about to collapse
Swan Olor Bird The swan sings most sweetly just before it dies
Swordfish Gladius Fish A fish with a pointed beak it uses to sink ships
Syropetice Syropetice Beast A beast that has a tail like a leopard
Tapula Tapula Worm/Insect A worm that runs fast on land or water
Tarmus Tarmus Worm/Insect A worm that is generated from the fat of pigs
Testeum Testeum Fish A sea fish that drinks fresh water when it is ill
Thamur Thamur Worm/Insect The blood of this worm can break the hardest materials
Thrush Turdus Bird A bird that returns at the beginning of winter
Thymallus Thymallus Fish A fish named after a flower
Tick Caeca Worm/Insect A insect that always has its head in blood
Tiger Tigris Beast Tigers are remarkable for their strength and speed
Titmouse Cyanistes Bird A bird that is curious about other birds
Torpedo Torpedo Fish A fish whose touch numbs the strongest arms and swiftest feet
Tortoise Testudo Fish The tortoise is a fish with a back covered in a shell
Tragelaphus Tragelaphus Beast A deer-like animal that has a beard
Tragopan Tragopan Bird A large bird with two horns on its head
Tranes Tranes Beast An animal something like a rabbit, with a helmet on its head
Trebius Trebius Fish A fish that changes color from white to black
Trochilus Trochilus Bird A small bird that cleans the teeth of crocodiles
Trogodite Trogodite Beast An animal that has horns pointing toward the ground
Trout Tructa Fish A fish that lives in fast flowing mountain rivers
Tuna Thynnus Fish Fish that sees better with the right eye
Turbot Rhombus Fish A slow fish that uses trickery to catch fast fish
Turtledove Turtur Bird A bird that always remains faithful to its mate
Tyliacus Tyliacus Serpent A serpent born from inside a linden tree
Tyrus Tyrus Serpent A serpent used in the preparation of a cure for poison
Tysus Tysus Serpent A serpent that walks on its belly using its ribs like feet
Unguis Unguis Fish A fish named from its similarity to fingernails
Unicorn Unicornis Beast The unicorn is a fierce beast that can only be captured by a maiden
Uranoscopus Uranoscopus Fish A a fish that has a single eye on the top of its head
Uria Uria Worm/Insect A worm found in pigs that causes blisters
Vergiliales Vergiliales Fish A fish with sharp scales that is only seen when the Peides rise
Viper Vipera Serpent The young of the viper eat their way out of their mother's side
Vulture Vultur Bird The vulture is a slow-flying bird that eats corpses
Wagtail Seisopugis Bird A bird that constantly shakes its tail
Walrus Odobenus Fish Large sea beast with tusks
Wasp Vespis Worm/Insect A stinging insect
Water-horse Hippocampus Beast A beast with the front half of a horse and tail of a fish or serpent
Weasel Mustella Beast The weasel conceives at the mouth and gives birth through the ear
Weevil Gurgulio Worm/Insect An insect that is almost nothing but a throat
Wether Vervex Beast The wether is named from the worms in its head
Whale Aspidochelone Fish Sailors mistake the whale for an island
Wild Man Pilosus Beast A man who lives wild in the forest
Wolf Lupus Beast If a wolf sees a man first, the man will lose his voice
Wood-dove Palumbes Bird A chaste bird
Woodpecker Picus Bird No spike can remain in a tree where a woodpecker nests
Woodworm Teredo Worm/Insect Woodworms are generated when trees are cut at the wrong time
Worm Vermis Worm/Insect Worms are born from flesh without intercourse
Yale Eale Beast A beast with flexible horns that it can move at will
Zedrosis Zedrosis Fish Sea monsters so large their bones can be used in building houses
Zelencides Zelencides Bird A bird that rids the land of a plague of locusts
Zerahav none Bird A bird that lays its eggs at the bottom of the ocean
Zifius Zifius Fish A sea monster that does not resemble any other animal