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List of Reptilian Humanoids
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For reptilian humanoids in conspiracy theories and ufology, see Reptilians.
Quetzocoatl, the Aztec sky god, in reptilian humanoid form
Reptilian humanoids comprise a common motif in mythology, folklore, science fiction, fantasy, conspiracy theories, ufology, and cryptozoology.
Reptilian humanoids in world mythology include:
Boreas (Aquilon to the Romans): the Greek god of the cold north wind, described by Pausanias as a winged man with serpents instead of legs.
Cecrops I: the mythical first King of Athens was half man, half snake
Dragon Kings: creatures from Chinese mythology sometimes depicted as reptilian humanoids
Fu Xi: serpentine founding figure from Chinese mythology
Glycon: a snake god who had the head of a man.
Ningizzida, Lord of the Tree of Life, mentioned in the Epic of Gilgamesh and linked to the water serpent constellation Hydra.
Quetzalcoatl or the "feathered serpent", the creator god and sky god of the Aztecs; variously depicted as a man, a serpent, or a reptilian humanoid.
Sobek: Ancient Egyptian crocodile-headed god
Shenlong: a Chinese dragon thunder god, depicted with a human head and a dragon's body
Typhon, the "father of all monsters" in Greek mythology, was a man from the waist up, and a mass of seething vipers from the waist down.
Zahhak, a figure from Zoroastrian mythology who, in Ferdowsi's epic Shahnameh, grows a serpent on either shoulder
Cihuacoatl, literally "Snake Woman", an Aztec goddess
Echidna, the wife of Typhon in Greek mythology, was half woman, half snake.
The Gorgons: Sisters in Greek mythology who had serpents for hair.
The Lamia: a child-devouring female demon from Greek mythology depicted as half woman, half serpent.
Nüwa: serpentine founding figure from Chinese mythology
Wadjet pre-dynastic snake goddess of Lower Egypt - sometimes depicted as half snake/woman
The White Snake: a figure from Chinese folklore
Some djinn in Islamic mythology are described as alternating between human and serpentine forms.
Nāga (Devanagari: नाग): reptilian beings from Hindu mythology said to live underground and interact with human beings on the surface.
The Serpent: a character from the Genesis creation myth occasionally depicted with legs, and sometimes identified with Satan, though its representations have been both male and female.
 In cryptozoology
Purported reptilian humanoid cryptids include:
The Cherufe in Chile
The Lizard Man of Scape Ore Swamp in South Carolina
The Loveland Frog (or Loveland Lizard), in Loveland, Ohio
The Thetis Lake monster in Canada
 In ufology and conspiracy theories
Reptilians appear in some claims of alien encounters and in the conspiracy theories of David Icke
Lemurians, reptilian humanoids in the writings of Helena Blavatsky
The dinosauroid, a hypothetical reptilian humanoid conjectured by palaeontologist Dale Russell
Evil reptilian kitten-eater from another planet: a slur used to refer to Ontario Liberal Party opposition leader Dalton McGuinty
 In fiction
A wide range of fictional works depict reptilian humanoids.
Dracs from the Enemy Mine series by Barry B. Longyear.
Evra Von from Darren Shan's "Saga of Darren Shan"
Hork-Bajir from K. A. Applegate's Animorphs
The Lady of the Green Kirtle from CS Lewis's The Silver Chair
An Unnamed race from H.P. Lovecraft's The Nameless City
The Race from Harry Turtledove's Worldwar series
Serpent men from the works of Robert E. Howard (also in the Marvel universe)
 Doctor Who
Homo reptilia (Silurians and Sea Devils)
 Star Trek
Cobra-La, and Cobra Commander from the G. I. Joe series
Narn and Drakh from Babylon 5
Scarrans from Farscape
Sleestaks from Land of the Lost
Snake Men, from Masters of the Universe
Visitors from V
Unas from Stargate
Skrulls, an alien race of reptilian shapeshifters
Badoon, another hostile alien race
Slither, a snakelike mutant and ally of Magneto
Copperhead, some versions
Gordanians, a species of alien reptilian slavers
Killer Croc, an enemy of Batman
Kleggs, alien mercenaries in the Judge Dredd universe.
The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, and their ally/foe Leatherhead
Treens from Dan Dare
Thulsa Doom from Conan the Barbarian
Trandoshans from Star Wars
 Roleplaying and strategy games
Argonians, a race in the game franchise The Elder Scrolls
Bangaa, a race in the game series of Final Fantasy
Drell, a race in the Mass Effect series
Lizardfolk, kobolds, saurial, troglodytes and Yuan-ti from Dungeons & Dragons
Slithzerikai, in the Avernum series.
Lizalfos and Daira from the Legend of Zelda series.
Iksar, a race from the Everquest franchise.
 Platform and fighting games
Bowser from Super Mario Bros.
Lizardman, a character from the Soul series of fighting games
Locust Horde, the primary antagonists in the game franchise Gears of War
Reptile, a character in the game Mortal Kombat
Riptor, a character from the fighting video game Killer Instinct