List of alleged extraterrestrial beings

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This is a list of alleged extraterrestrial beings that have been reported in close encounters, claimed or speculated to be associated with UFOs. UFOs are "Unidentified Flying Objects" which are popularly believed to remain unidentified in terms of existing technology or natural phenomena even after rigorous attempts at identification.

Name Description Graphic comparison with humans
  • Also called "Mirrored People" or "Glass People"
Bipedal energy beings slightly larger than humans.[1] Energybeing.svg
Flatwoods monster[2][3] Tall humanoid with a spade-shaped head[2] Flatwoods monster.svg
  • Also spelled "Grays" (in American English).
  • Also called "Zetas" or "Zeta Reticulians".
Grey-skinned humanoids, usually 3–4 feet tall, bald, with black almond-shaped eyes, nostrils without a nose, slits for mouths, no ears, a singular hybrid internal organ, and 3-4 fingers including thumb [5] Greyalien.svg
Hairy dwarfs[6][7] Short, hairy humanoids
Hopkinsville goblin[8] Small, greenish-silver humanoids[9] Goblin.svg
Little green men[10] Diminutive green humanoids[10] Littlegreenman antenna.svg
Littlegreenman no antenna.svg
Nordic aliens[11][12] Humanoids with Nordic features; they may have 24 teeth and slightly webbed toes[13] Nordic alien.svg
Reptilians[16] Tall, scaly humanoids Reptilian.svg
Sirians Humanoid/Aquatic
Tall Whites[17] Tall, chalk-white human-like aliens with large blue wrap-around eyes and translucent platinum blond hair, ranging in height from human height up to 8 feet tall in advanced age
Dropa Alleged humanoids inhabiting the Bayan Kara Ula region of Qinghai. Popularized in David Agamon's hoax, Sungods in Exile.

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  1. ^ Gilliland, James (2001). "In the Beginning...". Reunion with Source. Hood River, Oregon: Self-Mastery Earth Institute. pp. 24–27. ISBN 0-9658713-2-0. 
  2. ^ a b Clark, Jerome (1999). "Flatwoods Monster". Unexplained!. Visible Ink Press. p. 426. ISBN 1-57859-070-1. 
  3. ^ Nickell, Joe (1 November 2000). "Investigative Files: The Flatwoods UFO Monster". Skeptical Inquirer. Archived from the original on October 6, 2006. Retrieved 2006-11-01. 
  4. ^ Bryan, C.D.B (1995). Close Encounters of the Fourth Kind. Alfred A. Knopf, Inc. ISBN 9780679429753. 
  5. ^ a b Blackmore, Susan (May–June 1998). "Abduction by Aliens or Sleep Paralysis?". Skeptical Inquirer. Archived from the original on March 17, 2008. Retrieved November 24, 2008. 
  6. ^ Clark, Jerome (1999). "Hairy dwarfs". Unexplained!. Visible Ink Press. p. 439. ISBN 1-57859-070-1. 
  7. ^ Peebles, Curtis (1994). Watch the Skies! A Chronicle of the Flying Saucer Myth. Washington: Smithsonian Institution Press. p. 161. ISBN 1-56098-343-4. 
  8. ^ Musgrave, Beth (August 25, 2005). "Kelly Green Men get new venue". Lexington Herald-Leader. Retrieved November 24, 2008. 
  9. ^ Nickell, Joe (2006). "Siege of 'Little Green Men': The 1955 Kelly, Kentucky, Incident". Skeptical Inquirer (6). [dead link]
  10. ^ a b Clark, Jerome (1999). "Little Green Men". Unexplained!. Visible Ink Press. p. 442. ISBN 1-57859-070-1. 
  11. ^ Carlson, Peter (February 19, 2004). "Ike and the Alien Ambassadors". Washington Post. Retrieved 2007-03-30. 
  12. ^ Delasara, Jan (2000). "The X-Files and the Zeitgeist of the '90s". PopLit, PopCult, and the X-Files. McFarland. p. 187. ISBN 0-7864-0789-1. 
  13. ^ a b c Clark, Jerome (1999). "Space Brothers". Unexplained!. Visible Ink Press. p. 581. ISBN 1-57859-070-1. 
  14. ^ Bures, Frank (September 2001). "Aliens, Anomalies, and Absurbity at Mt. Adams". The Portland Mercury. Retrieved 2007-05-01. 
  15. ^ Ellwood, Robert S. (2000). "Adamski, George", American National Biography Online. Oxford University Press. Retrieved on November 24, 2008.
  16. ^ Lewis, Tyson; Richard Kahn (Wntr 2005). "The Reptoid Hypothesis: Utopian and Dystopian Representational Motifs in David Icke's Alien Conspiracy Theory". Utopian Studies 16 (1): 45–75.  Check date values in: |date= (help)
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