I know there are different types of lycanthrope, a shapeshifter with 2 shifts. I know that different cultures (like japanese, western, norse) discuss the consent of lycanthropes. But how many different types of shifters in these stories are lycanthrope?
Werewolves are an individual race, though the word "werewolf" is used as a descriptive word to describe any similar creature race.
Varcolac - A Romanian creature that is commonly believed to be a wizard who can take a wolf's form.
Loup-garou - A creature native to France that shares a lot of similarities with Werewolves.
Lupo-mannero - Italian creatures similar to Loup-garou
Benandanti - Werewolf-like creatures also from Italy that can leave their physical body and travel to Hell
Varulv - Norwegian creatures that can change into the form of a wolf by wearing a certain kind of clothing, usually a belt
Lubins - Fairy-like creatures from Brittany that like to shapeshift into wolf form
Lob-hombre - Spanish wolf-like shapeshifter that prefers gemstones to human flesh
Volkolak - Russian shapeshifters that can transform into a wolf or a bear