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D. J. Scott

Monsters

Of Palaeoboreanic Mythology
Copyright © 1999 C.E. by Dustin Jon Scott
[Last Update: June 6th, 2018]

Mammals

Hyenakin & Semitaurs (with the tusks and snout of a warthog)

& Boarhounds

& Hyenadons

Huayne/Huaina; Hyænanthrope / Anthropuayna (werehyæn/hyenakin/hyænafolk)

Muran/Murines; Muranthrope

arouraios > Arouræx/Arouræces (ratlings/ratkin/ratfolk)

& Abadas

& Warhogs

Chrysaor (winged boar)

Pithecentaur (winged boar) — gorilla-like from the waist up, Chalicothere-like from the waiste down.

Pithecentaur (winged boar) — "ape-centaur".

Orthrine (two-headed hound) – from Orthrus.

bluatschink/bloodshank (humanoid, upper body of a black bear or black dog)

mantygre/montegre/satyral/lympago (like a bearded manticore with ram-horns, and no quills, and tiger stripes)

Androsphynx/Androsphynges

Gynosphynx/Gynosphynges

Criosphynx/Criosphynges

Hieracosphynx/Hieracosphynges

Manticore

Centicore

criosphinx (ram-headed sphinx)

criopterosphinx

androsphinx/gynosphinx

andropterosphinx/gynopterosphinx

manticore/mantichora

baric [baricos]

scorpiobaric

Reptiles & Amphibians

bruinowl (bear with owl’s head and eagle’s beak) — possibly a distant relative of the therizinosaurs

keythong (lion with eagle’s head) — possibly a distant relative of the therizinosaurs

opynyceine (opinicus/opinicine -- winged keythong) — possibly a distant relative of the therizinosaurs

alce (keythong talon forelegs) — possibly a distant relative of the therizinosaurs

gryphon (winged alce) — possibly a distant relative of the therizinosaurs

hieracosphynx (lion with falcon’s head) — possibly a distant relative of the therizinosaurs

hieracopterosphynx? — possibly a distant relative of the therizinosaurs

roc

snowroc

skullpecker

attocrop/attocroppe (tiny humanoid lepidosaur)

heiracosphynx — possibly a distant relative of the therizinosaurs

opinicine (opinicus)

alce/keythong

griffin/gryphon

basilisk

basilicok

cockatrice

The Saurion Arrect (plied orthostatic posture – bent legs with spine erect):

Salamanders

Pterygons

Kneckers (crocodile people)

Raptors

Varanites (monitors)

Avians

Slithards (skinks)

Attocrops (gekkos)

Hobyahs (chameleons)

various Nagas/Nagis and Kappas)

The Saurion Repent (Saurion Subreptory):

Sirrush

Krokodreilos / krokodrilos / Cocodrilles / cocodrylles / cocodryls (Notosuchia?)

Kneckerhounds (Baurusuchus?)

Arctodryls (Saurosuchus?)

Busuchons (Sebecus)

Lyondrylles (Ammut?)

Megalosuchons (Phobosuchus?)

Pterodryls

Varanidons

Reptants

Chameleochs

Cetosaurs

Cetocanth

Fish

giant grouper

quipper (probably refers to an extinct, Eurasian, temperate-water piranha, tigerfish, or perch of the sunfish family with the body shape of a Flier _Centrarchus macropterus_ and coloration of Yellow perch)

largemouth quipper (probably an extinct Eurasian perch related or superficially similar to the largemouth bass)

great quipper (probably refers to temperate-water Eurasian tigerfish closely related to Hydrocynus goliath or “Mbenga” now restricted to remote parts of the Congo river, or a larger relative of the Eurasian temperate-water piranha or sunfish)

giant large mouth quipper (huge, basal perciforme as large as the giant sea bass and similar in appearance to the freshwater large mouth bass or a colossal, extinct, temperate water Eurasian tigerfish lurks in lakeweed, freshwater kelp forests / canopies / stipitates / prostrates / benthic / encrusting / beds (brown, red, green, and bluegreen algae growing in thallids each comprising a meristem, holdfast, stipe, blades/fronds)

whale quipper (similar in appearance to the giant grouper but with enormous interlocking teeth like the Goliath Tigerfish giving it the look of a huge, bloated piranha)

hammerhead catfish (catfish with a cephalofoil)

sheatfish (Wels catfish)

Kali River goonch attacks

esox / pikefish / pickerel / lucy / ged (spike)

pikeperch

pikeminnows (squawfish)

nursewt? (fusiform shape with neck tapering anteriorly down to a slightly blunted tip just forward of large side-mounted eyes rather than a large, spade-shaped head with the bulging, raised eyes of most ewts whose anterior jaw narrows abruptly into a comparatively slenderer neck and torso; posterior cervical, thoracic, and anterior lumbatic vertebral spines modified into a tall, anteriorly angled and posteriorly rounded, serrated shark-like dorsal fin with a similar, albeit smaller adipose fin modified from the anterior caudal vertebrae with the usual truncated homocercal ventral caudal fin with its inferior edge extended emarginately beyond the posterior tip modified nether the kirk of its tail at the base of its flexible caudal peduncle into the lower lobe of a heterocercal caudal fin in the vertically asymmetrical fluked shape of an epicercal tail, and the flattened blah blah arms)

manta

hopping quipper

flying quipper

eel-quipper

pufferquipper

quippershark

glowing quipper

brain quipper

urchinquipper

blinkerquip

cursoriquippers

largemouth quipper

cave quipper

echeneis (fish)

Leontoformes

A catch-all term for gryphon-like or sphynx-like creatures. Definitely a polyphyletic grouping.

Other

worricows/virikas — (blood goblins/hemogoblins; appear was fiery shadow or shadowy fire and always appear and dwell amidst deluges of rain that sizzles to evanescent churls of smoked upon striking the ground from the sky or poofing like poppes of chile eft deflowing the boils and pimples already dripping beads of oil adown the overfraught blisters sallow in the fullness of their putrefaction threatening to erupt by the pressure upon their roots below from the roots of those beside them and ruddying in rings of rash soreness the mottled sable grey and sanguine skin they coated, shrouded in fire and shadow)

blemmyes

anthropophagi/phages (frog-like blemmyes with eyes on shoulders and mouths on torsos)

athach

melusines

aspara/skydancer

Queen Eval

Neck (streamnymph)

nix dracae

cynocephalus

Jettatura/Gettatura / Malocchio / Invidia (the evil eye)/ Malseers / Inviser

sanguicthys

sarpa

syrictae

Naginis (six-armed Cercropes)

curlew

midge

osquip (huge rat with a mouth full of enormous humanlike teeth)

Scytaale (shining snake)

myconid/???

wendol

Lion + Pard (cheetah) = leopard

eidolon

myling

ghast

triffids (monsterous plants)

ironwood (extinct European relative of African Blackwood / Mpingo or Ebony)

grist

scorpioch (giant scorpion)

perython (winged hart or hind)

chrysaor (winged warthog/boar)

pegasine (winged horse)

barghest (orc-bear or orc-wolf)

cu-sith (fay hunting dog, black dog)

cait-sith or cat-sith (fay cat)

Mandrake / Alraun (plant elementals)

gigelorum/gigelore/giol-daoram (germ)

Carcolh or Lou Carcolh (giant limpet snail with a shell the size of small hill or large house, with a gaping mouth surrounded by tentacles and capable of stretching out of its shell/lair for miles to catch prey)

martlet (blood-sucking hummingbird with an extra, smaller pair of wings where the legs should be)

Demogorgon (“grim-spirit”, “quick-spirit”)

Bodach (slinky shadow-form)

illwight (evil wight)

seawight

landwight

Fellraven, Fellkyra, Fellhall,

Dwarrows

“Drow” — via hypothetical Middle English *dreough(e). Akin to Gaelic dreag or driug, from Old English *dreog, Anglo-Saxon dreag, akin to Old Norse draugr.

Taurians

Gnolls

Ostic / alpine

armenoid

lapponid

Glires

Lavellan (kobold-like humanoid water-rats that shoot poisonous darts and arrows)

Water leaper (flying frog)

Marag

Insectoids (Myrmidons, Armadeins, Translator bugs)

Seely Court

Unseely Court

Corrigans

Nains

Satyr’s Grove?

Bocage (Taurians)

Carnation™

The Road through Ironwood

Colloidal marking ° ½ ¼ Œ œ sieve

stoor (strong)

shaw

clough

coomb

wain

caracole

Chromandi

Cynocephale (one with cynocephali)

Gorgades

Daubers?

Crocotta / Crocuta / Corocotta

Leucrocotta

Yena

Enfield

Biscione

Alphyn

Muscaliet

Ypotryll

Ypotame (hippopotamus)

ichneumon/echinemon

Ruck (Roc)

Quinotaur

Ipotane

Campe (scorpiocentaur)

Delphyne (woman’s torso on snake’s body)

Sirrush with horns like the White Oryx or Giant Eland

fomor/fomoire/fomorians

Brollachans

Necker/Ypotame (hippopotamus)

Cericopithicus (large monkey)

Callitrix (ape/monkey)

Satyrus (ape/monkey)

Mandi/Calingi (short-lived humans)

Syrbotæ (12’ giants)

Parander (Musk-Oxen??)

Stoat / Ermine / Weasel

Rancor

Bodach (lit. “one with a penis”)

Mountain Orc / Droll (Orcus ferox) —

Drolls

Drolls Drollwife

Great Orc / Trull (Orcus tenebricosus) —

Trulls

Trull Trullmaid

Rime Orc / Yettin (Orcus alpinus) —

Carvern Orc / Troglodyte (Orcus troglodytes) —

Troglodytes

Troglodyte Troglodytess

Wights

Humans

Lodin Lodin Alyssandra

Samelves

Kyra

Nymphs

Serenity