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User:zzimagination/Pokémon designed after animals or plants

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This is a list of Pokémon by the animal or plant they are designed after. Only Pokémon with a distinctly identifiable origin are listed.

Contents

Amphibian Pokémon

Frog- and toad-based

Poliwag Poliwhirl Poliwrath Politoed Croagunk Toxicroak
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Salamander-based

Wooper Quagsire
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Arthropod Pokémon

Bee- and wasp-based

Beedrill Combee Vespiquen
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Beetle-based

Pinsir Ledyba Ledian Heracross
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Caterpillar-based

Pokémon based on worms and bagworms.

Caterpie Weedle Pineco Forretress Wurmple Burmy Wormadam
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Cicada-based

Nincada Ninjask Shedinja
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Cocoon-based

Metapod Kakuna Silcoon Cascoon Pupitar Shelgon
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Crustacean-based

Pokémon based on crabs, lobsters, etc.

Paras Parasect Krabby Kingler Corphish Crawdaunt
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Cricket-based

Kricketot Kricketune
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Dragonfly-based

Yanma Yanmega
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Firefly-based

Volbeat Illumise
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Gerridae-based

Surskit
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Gnat-based

Venonat
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Lepidopteran-based

Pokémon based on butteflies and moths.

Butterfree Venomoth Beautifly Dustox Masquerain Mothim
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Mantis-based

Scyther Scizor
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Scorpion-based

Gligar Gliscor Skorupi Drapion
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Spider-based

Spinarak Ariados
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Trilobite-based

Kabuto Kabutops Anorith Armaldo
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Avian Pokémon

Bird-based

Note: the following Pokémon appear to not be based on specifically one type of bird, which is why they are grouped seperately. Some of them have names and looks that seem to draw from pigeons, sparrows, swallows, starlings or hawks, but they are all of general mixed bird designs.

Pidgey Pidgeotto Pidgeot Spearow Fearow
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Natu Xatu Skarmory Taillow Swellow
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Swablu Altaria Starly Staravia Staraptor
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Articuno Zapdos Moltres Lugia Ho-Oh
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Chicken-based

Torchic Combusken
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Crow-based

Murkrow Honchkrow
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Duck-based

Psyduck Golduck Farfetch'd
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Ostrich-based

Doduo Dodrio
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Owl-based

Hoothoot Noctowl
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Parrot-based

Chatot
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Pelican-based

Pelipper
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Penguin-based

Delibird Piplup Prinplup Empoleon
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Seagull-based

Wingull
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Cnidaria Pokémon

Coral-based

Corsola
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Jellyfish-based

Tentacool Tentacruel
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Echinoderm Pokémon

Crinoid-based

Lileep Cradily
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Starfish-based

Staryu Starmie
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Fish Pokémon

Note: the following Pokémon appear to not be based on specifically one type of fish, which is why they are grouped seperately. Some of them have names and looks that seem to draw from goldfish, blowfish, etc. but they are all of general mixed fish designs.

Goldeen Seaking Magikarp
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Remoraid Qwilfish Feebas
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Relicanth Finneon Lumineon
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Manta ray-based

Mantyke Mantine
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Mudskipper-based

Mudkip Marshtomp Swampert
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Piranha-based

Carvanha
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Seahorse-based

Horsea Seadra Kingdra
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Shark-based

Sharpedo Gible Gabite Garchomp
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Mammalian Pokémon

Armadillo-based

Sandshrew Sandslash
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Bat-based

Zubat Golbat Crobat
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Bear-based

Munchlax Snorlax Teddiursa Ursaring Spinda
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Camel-based

Numel Camerupt
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Canine-based

Pokémon based on dogs, wolves, foxes, etc.

Vulpix Ninetales Growlithe Arcanine Snubbull Granbull
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Houndour Houndoom Poochyena Mightyena Electrike Manectric Absol
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Cattle-based

Tauros Miltank
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Deer-based

Stantler
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Elephant-based

Phanpy Donphan
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Feline-based

Pokémon based on cats, lions, tigers, mongooses, etc.

Meowth Persian Skitty Delcatty Zangoose
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Shinx Luxio Luxray Glameow Purugly
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Giraffe-based

Girafarig
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Hedgehog-based

Shaymin
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Hippopotamus-based

Hippopotas Hippowdon
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Horse-based

Ponyta Rapidash
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Kangaroo-based

Kangaskhan
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Mole-based

Diglett Dugtrio
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Pig-based

Swinub Piloswine Mamoswine Spoink Grumpig
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Pinniped-based

Pokémon based on marine mammals such as seals, walruses, etc.

Seel Dewgong Spheal Sealeo Walrein
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Primate-based

Pokémon based on monkeys and apes.

Mankey Primeape Aipom Ambipom Chimchar Monferno Infernape
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Rabbit-based

Nidoran♀ Nidoran♂ Azumarill Buneary Lopunny
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Rhinoceros-based

Rhyhorn Rhydon Rhyperior
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Rodent-based

Pokémon based on mice, rats, squirrels, beavers, hamsters, woodchucks, etc.

Rattata Raticate Bidoof Bibarel
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Pichu Pikachu Raichu Pachirisu
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Sheep-based

Mareep Flaaffy
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Sloth-based

Slakoth Vigoroth Slaking
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Weasel-based

Pokémon based on weasels, otters, ferrets, badgers, skunks, racoons, etc.

Cyndaquil Quilava Typhlosion Zigzagoon Linoone Sneasel Weavile
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Sentret Furret Buizel Floatzel Stunky Skuntank
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Whale-based

Wailmer Wailord
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Mollusc Pokémon

Bivalve-based

Shellder Cloyster Omanyte Omastar Clamperl
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Gastropod-based

Pokémon based on slugs and snails.

Slugma Magcargo Shellos Gastrodon
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Octopus- and squid-based

Octillery
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Reptilian Pokémon

Crocodile-based

Pokémon based on crocodiles and alligators.

Totodile Croconaw Feraligatr
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Lizard-based

Pokémon based on lizards, geckos, chameleons, etc.

Charmander Charmeleon Treecko Grovyle Sceptile Kecleon
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Serpent-based

Ekans Arbok Onix Steelix Seviper
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Turtle-based

Pokémon based on turtles and tortoises.

Squirtle Wartortle Blastoise Torkoal Turtwig Grotle Torterra
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Plant Pokémon

Bud-based

Budew
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Cactus-based

Cacnea Cacturne
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Carnivorous plant-based

Weepinbell Victreebel Carnivine
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Cherry-based

Cherubi Cherrim
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Flower-based

Note: The Pokémon in this section are based on general flowers. Pokémon based on specific flowers can be found in their individual sections.

Gloom Vileplume Bellossom Bellsprout
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Groundsel-based

Skiploom Jumpluff
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Mushroom-based

Shroomish Breloom
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Rose-based

Roselia Roserade
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Seed-based

Sunkern Seedot
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Sunflower-based

Sunflora
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Tree-based

Note: The Pokémon in this section are based on general trees. Pokémon based on specific trees can be found in their individual sections.

Exeggutor Bonsly Sudowoodo Shiftry Tropius Snover Abomasnow
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Vine-based

Tangela Tangrowth
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Water plant-based

Lotad Lombre Ludicolo
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Weed-based

Oddish Hoppip
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