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December, 1967
Argelians
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Planet: Argelius II. Despite the hedonistic nature of the natives of Argelius II, their planet has long been known as a friendly shore-leave spot for Starfleet — even after the murderous Redjac entity...

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Tribble
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Origin: unspecified. A small animal characteristically soft, furry, and pleasing to most humanoids (with the exception of Klingons). Tribbles give off a soft purring sound that is soothing to many. They...

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December, 1990
Breen
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Planet: name unspecified. A humanoid species from a cold planet who operate in a politically non-aligned manner and are reputed to be aggressive, with outposts in Sector 97. It is presumed that the Breen...

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April, 1992
Kriosians
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Planet: Krios. The tall, slender humanoid members if this species share similarities in their skin pigments — a dark-spotted, skin pattern along the hairline and down the neck and spine — with the Valtese,...

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January, 1993
Bajorans
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Planet: Bajor Humanoid race, distinguished outwardly only by extra wrinkles at the bridge of the nose, have wandered the galaxy and settled on various worlds ever since their homeland was occupied by...

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Cardassians
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Planet: Cardassia   Tall, long-necked, humanoid in appearance, marked by several bony protrusions and ridges: one from the shoulder to under the ears, whose bottom lobes in turn are more pronounced forward...

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Changeling
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Origin: Gamma Quadrant Little is known about this strange race. They call themselves Changelings, a name adopted from others' use. The Changelings are the highest order in a Gamma Quadrant faction known...

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Ferengi
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The homeworld of the Ferengi species is Ferenginar. The Ferengi have a culture which is based entirely upon commerce. They follow a code of conduct known as "The Ferengi Rules of Acquisition." These rules...

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Frunalian
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Origin: the Alpha Quadrant. An alien species which took an early scientific interest in the discovery of the Bajoran wormhole near the Deep Space Nine space station. This species has also conducted trade...

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Garanian Bolites
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Extremely small creatures which act as irritants when they come into contact with humanoid skin, as two unsuspecting Bajorans learned due to a trick played on them by Jake and Nog in 2369.

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Hunters
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Origin: unknown planet in the Gamma Quadrant. A humanoid race who live to pursue the Tosk in an endless life-and-death hunt, never contacted again after a single incident on DS9 in 2369 soon after the...

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Joranian ostrich
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Planet: name unspecified. An alien ornithic species with an extremely fearful disposition. Fear has developed notable evolutionary flaws in the species; if frightened, the Joranian ostrich is known to...

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Prophets
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Origin: Bajoran wormhole According to Bajoran religious doctrines, the prophets are the spiritual protectors and guides to the Bajoran peoples. Throughout Bajoran history, several unusual objects referred...

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Symbionts, Trill
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Only 300 symbionts are available for hosting each year on average. If a host is weak, the personality of the symbiont will overwhelm it. Unless its current Joined Host objects, a prospective Host may request...

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Tosk
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Origin: Gamma Quadrant A reptilian race, bred by unspecified eugenicists to enjoy being hunted and provide as exciting and interesting a chase as possible. They live only to outwit their Hunters until...

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Trunkhead Aliens
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Planet: unspecified. Commonly seen in Federation faciliities such as DS9. A dull brown-skinned race with pointed upswept ears and a long, trunk-like, fleshy protrusion from the back of the skull with a...

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Vulcans
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Planet: Vulcan A humanoid race, with copper-based blood, slightly green-tinted complexion and notably pointed ears, they are responsible in a large part for the founding of the Federation. Over the centuries,...

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Wormhole Aliens
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Origin: The Bajoran wormhole. Non-corporeal, non-linear telepathic race who built the wormhole adjoining Bajor some 10,000 years ago and worshiped by the natives there as "The Prophets" because of it and...

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February, 1993
Argosian
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Planet: Argosia. An alien species, one member of whom once threw a drink in Commander Sisko's face and nearly caused a brawl to break out.

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Klaestronians
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Planet: Klaestron IV. An advanced space-faring humanoid race that is distinguishable in appearance by an ear ridge that comes forward to the eye, raising the hairline over the ear. The world was recovering...

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Kobliad
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Origin: unspecified planet near the Bajoran system. Dying humanoid space-faring culture near the Bajoran system (pronounced "KOH-blee-add") who use Federation-supplied deuridium to stabilize their cell...

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Verathans
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Origin: the Gamma Quadrant. A humanoid race (pronounced "vuh-RATH-uns") whose civilization reached its height 30,000 years ago, spanning over two dozen systems interconnected with a highly developed trade...

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Yridians
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Planet: name unspecified. This wrinkly-skinned alien species famed as information merchants was known to the Vulcans before humans, at least in the altered but impermanent future during Archer's multiphasic...

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March, 1993
Dolbargi
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A culture capable of a self-induced death-simulation technique that is teachable to and usable by others, including Hupyrians and Ferengi — as servant Maihar'du taught Grand Nagus Zek.

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Hupyrians
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Planet: name unspecified. A tall, facially-wrinkled, white-skinned, mute, humanoid species, many members of whom can be found working for important Ferengi officials because the Hupyrians have a wide-spread...

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Tarahongians
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Planet: name unspecified. A people (pronounced "tair-uh-HONG-ee-uns") who are naturally gullible — at least according to Quark, who shrugs off Grand Nagus Zek's praise at selling their unwitting government...

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Wadi
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Origin: Gamma Quadrant Space-faring and game-loving humanoid race (pronounced "WAH-dee") from an unspecified planet whose people are the first formally known to be contacted from the Alpha-Beta quadrants,...

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April, 1993
Altorans
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Origin: unknown. Rumored to be traders with the Miradorn species.

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Ennis/ Nol-Ennis
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Origin: Gamma Quadrant. Two humanoid factions of the same species who fought for so long they were banished to a prison moon to continue their fighting, able to finally die only if they escape the prison...

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Miradorn
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Planet: name unspecified. A race (pronounced "MEER-a-dorn") in which all are twins who make up a single self as two halves of one being — a "quarrelsome people," according to Quark. Natives are marked...

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Rakhari
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Planet: Rakhar, Gamma Quadrant. Humanoid race distinguished by heavy ridges down the nose and full heads of bushy hair. Aware and unafraid of space-farers, they cared little about outside contact through...

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Vanoben
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Planet: name unspecified. The otherwise nondescript home (pronounced "van-NOBB-un") of a transport ship raided only two light years from Deep Space Nine, when an artifact similar to one being offered by...

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May, 1993
Arbazan
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Planet: Arbaza A humanoid race (pronounced "ARR-buh-zahn"), mostly distinguished in appearance by a high forehead hairline. The word is used as both the adjective and with "the" as the noun for the natives....

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Avianoid Aliens
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Members of this unspecified humanoid species distinguished by white, shaggy hair and a beak-like mouth continuing up into a Klingon-like forehead ridge are seen frequenting DS9. One wealthy native was...

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Beneriam Hawk
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Planet: name unspecified. A predatory ornithoid life-form to whom Chief of Security Odo was compared on stardate 46853.2.

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Bolians
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Planet: Bolarus IX A Federation race of humanoids, most distinguishable in appearance by the narrow yet distinctive ridgeline running at least from over the skull from the spine to the nose and down the...

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Carnivorous Rastipod
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Origin: Bajor. An animal reputed for a distinct lack of grace — apparently, a beast with two left legs.

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Dal'Rok
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Planet: Bajor. A unique creature made of energy that is fabricated for five days of every year by the Bajoran Sirah to place two opposing villages against a mythical creature and thereby continue a tradition...

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Gunji jackdaw
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Origin: Alpha Quadrant. A species resembling an ostrich, spotted on Deep Space Nine's Promenade on stardate 46853.

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Kaleans
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Origin: unknown. An unfriendly group of this race (pronounced "CAL-ee-uns"), once confronted Curzon Dax and Commander Sisko on Rochani III.

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Liseppians
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Planet: Liseppia. A humanoid, non-aligned space-faring race distinguished by finger-like projections from the chin downward and a large, hard-skinned bare head with a pattern of ridges radiating out from...

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Nehru Colony
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Origin: Federation colony near station Deep Space 9 and the Bajoran system. Contacted via subspace link under the orders of science officer Jadzia Dax in 2369, in an attempt to rescue the station's computer...

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Saltah'na
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Origin: Gamma Quadrant. An ancient race (pronounced "sul-tu-NAW") that was entirely destroyed by a massive power struggle. The events were described in a telepathic archive contained in energy spheres...

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Valerians
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Origin: unknown. This humanoid space-faring race of the Alpha Quadrant delivered weapons-grade dolomide to the occupying Cardassians on Bajor and were suspected of still doing so in 2369 at DS9, soon after...

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Wanoni Tracehound
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Planet: name unspecified. An predatory animal life-form rumored to take great pleasure in the pursuit of its prey. On stardate 46925.1, Constable Odo was heard comparing the romantically persistent Lwaxana...

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June, 1993
Kobheerians
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Planet: name unspecified. The bald, reptilian-skinned space-faring race resembling Liseppians and Dopterians with a skull-encircling ridge are a common trader with Cardassia Prime directly.

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September, 1993
Yelikans
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Planet: name unspecified. Space-faring culture with a transport set for departure from Deep Space Nine in 2370, when Minister Jaro announced Kira's recall to Bajor.

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October, 1993
Elaysians
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Planet: name unspecified. A space-faring humanoid people of a low-gravity world; only a handful have ventured off-planet, requiring the use of anti-grav wheelchairs whenever they leave. They have some...

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Invernians
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Planet: Invernia II. Apparently humanoid species (pronounced "ihn-VUHR-nee-ahnz") and linked to the United Federation of Planets by treaty, possibly as members. A native girl about 10 died while a young...

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Oxygenes
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Origin: unspecified. By implication, an oxygen-breathing species otherwise unspecified but apparently of Alpha or Beta quadrant origin. The species was known to Curzon or a previous Dax host, since Jadzia...

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November, 1993
Aliens, Thed
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It may or may not be species-related, but suspicious character Villus Thed has short-range telepathic powers up to five meters away.

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Dominion, The
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Origin: Gamma Quadrant A mighty planetary alliance or trading consortium in the Gamma Quadrant, at first unknown to most beyond the wormhole.   Composed of "hundreds" of dominated races, the major political,...

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Dosi
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Reptiloid race of the Gamma Quadrant and client states to the Dominion who are profit-driven like the Ferengi but, in stark contrast, tend to violence. Known to Zek for its tulaberries and wine, and as...

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Halanans
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Planet: Halana. Humanoid and perhaps dark-skinned natives of Halana who rejoiced over Dr. Seyetik's terraforming of the paradise-like New Halana. They mate for life and carry abilities of psychoprojective...

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Morn
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The ubiquitous alien and Quark's most frequent patron. His affection for Phalosian, adult holosuites, is well known to Quark, and he's the first to try out a new cycle Quark obtains circa stardate 47000,...

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Reegrunion
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Planet: name unspecified. Species of illegal arms trader Plix Tixiplik.

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Skrreea
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Origin: Gamma Quadrant. A matriarchal humanoid Gamma Quadrant race dominated for 800 years by the T-Rogorans and forced to work as laborers and servants until the captors themselves were conquered by the...

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T-Rogorans
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Origin: Gamma Quadrant. A Gamma Quadrant race who ruled the Skreea for 800 years and killed the matriarchal people's leaders until they in turn were invaded and conquered by some "member" of the Dominion...

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January, 1994
Kelleruns
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Planet: name unspecified. Humanoid, advanced space-faring species, native to the Alpha Quadrant. Having just ended a centuries-old war with the T'Lani, which included use of the Harvester non-biogenic...

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Pythrons
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Planet: Pythron V. A space-faring race.

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February, 1994
Changeling, Evil
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Origin: The Gamma Quadrant. A character in a Yaderan tale retold by Taya to Constable Odo, somewhat reminiscent of the Terran Hindus' "Brahman and the Tiger." After powerful displays of morphing into a...

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Initiate
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Another term for potential Trill host candidates.

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Paradas
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Planet: exact name unspecified. Humanoids with upswept, line-textured faces and skin almost resembling some Terran mollusks or seashells. As a species, they give off an odor from skin secretions which...

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Yaderans
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Origin: Gamma Quadrant. As evidenced by their holographic recreations discovered in 2370, this mostly humanoid and gentle people reflect Terran norms, with distinctive architecture and a yen for light-colored...

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May, 1994
Algorian Mammoth
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A large woolly mammal of this world. Garak once absorbed 30 cc's of an anesthetic that would have knocked out such a beast, according to Bashir.

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Bajorans, Mirror Universe
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Planet: Mirror Bajor. The Bajorans in this continuum are a member of the Klingon-Cardassian Alliance, and as such have control of Terok Nor. Even these confident and self-assured Bajorans take time out...

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Cardassians, Mirror Universe
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Planet: Mirror Cardassia. Cardassians would still seem to harbor the same attention to detail as ever in the Mirror Universe, where they likewise seem as efficient as always, whether in killing or administrating....

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Galipotans
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A space-faring race known for its "magnificent sweaters," in Garak's opinion, and a cultural refusal to acknowledge the concept of time — perhaps the reason its freighter is late one day at Deep Space...

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Klingons, Mirror Universe
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Planet: Mirror Qo'noS. Klingons are still ferocious and stout warriors in the Mirror Universe, where they have entered in to an Alliance with the Cardassians there after defeating the Terran Empire — mostly...

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Obsidian Order
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The Cardassian counterpart to the Romulans' Tal Shiar, the Obsidian Order for decades maintained terror as the secret police and spy agency of that culture. Supposedly subservient to the Central Command...

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Terrans/2
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Planet: Mirror Earth. The mirror universe name for humans, after the Latin name of their planet. After the conquest of their once-feared empire by the Klingon-Cardassian alliance sometime after 2268,...

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Xepolites
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Planet: name unspecified. A humanoid, almost amphibious-looking space-faring race (pronounced "ZEPP-oh-lights") that include traders who often acted as go-betweens for the Cardassians — as in running arms...

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June, 1994
Jem'Hadar
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Planet: name unspecified. The feared, leathery-skinned storm troopers genetically bred for that task by the Dominion Founders are not motivated by any of the causes of the Alpha Quadrant such as glory,...

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Kurillians
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Planet: Kurill Prime. A group of subjugated Gamma Quadrant inhabitants — if such a planet really exists, in light of alleged native Eris' exposure as a Dominion Vorta spy.

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September, 1994
Founders, the
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The ruling caste of the Gamma Quadrant's Dominion are the Changelings that spawned Odo. They intentionally kept their planet secret after a history of persecution by "Solids" that fueled their all-powerful...

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Great Link, the
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The foundation of the Changeling Founders' society, which provides meaning to their existence: the sharing of idea and sensation, the merging of form and thought — and basically each other, living together...

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Vorta
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Planet: unspecified. The cloned humanoid species of Weyoun, Eris, Yelgrun, Gelnon, Borath and others who served the Founders as the administrators of the Dominion, field supervisors of the Jem'Hadar armies,...

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October, 1994
Berellians
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Planet: name unspecified. A male of this unspecified race once lost to Jake in a game of Dom-jot, though Jake's girlfriend Marta called the game a hustle.

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Boslics
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A humanoid spacefaring race whose freighter crew members, such as the male Tilikia and the female Rionoj, often visit DS9.

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Coverians
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Planet: name unspecified. Space-faring race, otherwise nondescript, with three freighters once vying for the same docking port at Deep Space Nine.

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Greenhorn aliens
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Planet: name unspecified. A member of this unspecified race often seen around Deep Space Nine is the holographic fighter Constable Odo uses in a vain to let the Jem'Hadar teen learn self-control by venting...

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Mathenites-61A
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Planet: name unspecified. A neutral race who agree to provide asylum to Legate Ghemor after his rescue with Major Kira.

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Shapeshifter
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Another expression for 'changeling.' Before speaking of his illegal cloaking device for sale in the bar, Quark knocks on everything solid in view — glasses, table, chairs, tray — to make sure it's not...

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November, 1994
Byzallians
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Planet: name unspecified. A species (pronounced "bye-ZAY-lee-uns') who asked that their scheduled Deep Space Nine conference be moved up a week circa stardate 48467.3.

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Byzatium
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Planet: name unspecified. Space-faring race (pronounced "bye-ZAY-tee-um"), otherwise nondescript, whose six such ships arrived at Deep Space Nine circa stardate 48467.3.

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Meridians
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Planet: Meridian. Some 30 remaining humanoids, distinguished in appearance by Trill-like markings about the outer corner of the eyes, who are descended from survivors of an expedition stranded on Meridian...

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Serilians
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Planet: Serilia (conjectured). A race, otherwise unspecified, whose ambassador's impending visit to Deep Space Nine circa stardate 48423 is the focus of security arrangements being made by Constable Odo.

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January, 1995
Terellians
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Space-faring race involved in commerce, which apparently has four arms. Terellian freighters are common or at least seen near Lyaar. Terellian spices can be combined with roots to create broth. Three...

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Tholians
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Origin: Tholian space. A highly advanced sentient — apparently crystalline species, non-humanoid in appearance and extremely territorial in disposition. They hail from a hot planet by human standards,...

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February, 1995
Nausicaans
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Planet: name unspecified. An otherwise nondescript race, three of whom are provoked into a fight by a young officer Picard in the roughhouse Bonestell Recreation Facility at the Farspace Starbase Earhart...

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Pakleds
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Planet: name unspecified. A rotund, lethargic scavenger race who nonetheless are not as simple as they seem.  Their "found" technology has accelerated their abilities at a far faster rate than their understanding...

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Remmilians
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Planet: Remmil VI. Sentient native species known to the Federation who spin a crystalline webbing used in building construction, as seen used in their central museum.

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Species, budding
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Planet: name unspecified. A sentient species which reproduces by budding, apparently asexual — otherwise nondescript except for the need for a hatchling pond — is represented in Starfleet and on Deep Space...

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April, 1995
Flaxians
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Planet: Flaxia. The humanoid space-faring species of Retaya, a hitman associated with the Romulan Tal Shiar who attempted to kill Elim Garak. Flaxian assassins are known to favor a pheromonic sensor, a...

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Romulans (mirror)
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In the mirror universe, the Romulans' poltical aliance and nature is vague but neutral: Sisko posing as his late counterpart says he'll try to get them to support the Terran Rebellion.

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Yalosians
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Planet: name unspecified. A spacefaring species which breathes an atmosphere incredibly acidic and unable to see red or orangein the visible spectrum. The visit by an ambassador of this species to Deep...

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May, 1995
Peljenites
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Planet: name unspecified. A space-faring species, otherwise nondescript, recently known to the United Federation of Planets whom Commander Sisko convinced to try an exchange of ambassadors with the UFP...

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Petrarians
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Planet: name unspecified. A space-faring race known for skimping on capital outlay and maintenance. Yates was in their employ when she and Commander Sisko first met at Deep Space Nine, and she blamed her...

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June, 1995
Tzenkethi
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Planet: name unspecified. A people who engaged in border wars with the UFP during Sisko's posting as first officer on the U.S.S. Okinawa under Leyton. In 2371 its dictatorial Autarch leader was overthrown...

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October, 1995
Markalians
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Humanoid and spacefaring race who often frequent DS9, distinguished by a bald head, no visible earlobes, and small stubby spikes about the face. Natives have included the smuggler Regana Tosh and Asoth.

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