||By default, this is not necessary, as it will automatically use the article. In certain cases, namely if the article has an identifier, it can be manually specified.
||An image of the subject.
||The franchise(s) that the species is featured within (usually Wario or Mario). In crossovers, this can refer to the species's franchise of origin.
||The particular series of a franchise in which the species appears (e.g. Mario Kart of the Mario franchise).
||The first game, book, cartoon episode, comic issue, movie, etc. that the species has appeared in.
||The latest game (etc.) that the species has appeared in. This does not include upcoming games: the game must have been released before the infobox can be updated.
||Who voiced (or otherwise portrayed) the species in the most recently released game (etc.).
||If only one person has portrayed the species, use this instead of "latest_portrayal".
||A real life subject that the species is based on or a member of.
||The location where the species live
||An older or more basic entity that the subject is based on, e.g. Koopa Paratroopa is a variant of Koopa Troopa
||Any alternate forms or aliases the species has taken on.
||An entity based on the subject, e.g. one of Goomba's variants is Gloomba
||An entity with a variant-type relationship with the subject in which it's not clear who is the variant of whom, such as Monty Moles and Rocky Wrenches.
||Similar entities that are not necessarily based on one another, such as Butatabi and Denden.
||Notable members of a species, like how Magikoopas have Kamek.
||Set to "true" to collapse the "variants", "relatives", "comparable", and "notable" lists when they are long.