A Tellarite Male

Tellarites are a warp-capable race from the class M planet Tellar Prime. In 2161, they became one of the founding races of the United Federation of Planets.


Tellarites are a stout humanoid species with distinctive snouts. Both genders wear beards and their hands are sometimes hoof-like in appearance.

On average, Tellarites are shorter than Humans.

Tellarites consider canine to be something of a delicacy. They find Human room temperature to be cold, indicative of a higher body temperature.


Tellarites are known to be an impatient people. They are also known for their “stubborn pride”. They have a propensity toward strong emotion. However, they enjoy a good argument, which was even considered a sport on Tellar. Tellarites often begin an interaction with a series of complaints; this is how they started arguments with someone they had recently met. If they have nothing to complain about they would simply insult the person. Because of their ability to argue, Tellarites make excellent politicians.

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