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This list of fictional extraterrestrial species is subsidiary to the lists of fictional species and is a collection of various notable extraterrestrial species that appear in various works of fiction. It is limited to well-referenced examples from literature, film, television, comics, animation and video games. This list excludes cases in which only a single member of a species is shown, such as E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial.


This section deals with notable species from published works, including short-stories, novels, novellas and poems.



This section deals with species that are depicted in comic books or strips, manga or similar works.



This section deals with feature-length films or made-for-television movies.



This section deals with television shows.


Television animation

This section deals with animated television shows, such as non-realistic CGI, traditional animation, and stop-motion animation.


Video games


Tabletop games


Fictional alien characters by type