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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChimaeridae Chimaera Linnaeus, 1758 
AphiaID: 105733

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChordata (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVertebrata (Subphylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGnathostomata (Superclass) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPisces (Superclass) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHolocephali (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChimaeriformes (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChimaeridae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChimaeridae (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChimaeridae Chimaera (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Genus
Typetaxon Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChimaera monstrosa Linnaeus, 1758
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChimaeridae accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChimaeridae Chimaera Linnaeus, 1758
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChimaeridae (misspelling)
Sources  original description Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Editio decima, reformata. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae. ii, 824 pp., available online at http://gdz.sub.uni-goettingen.de/no_cache/dms/load/toc/?IDDOC=265100
page(s): 236 [details]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
Norwegian Bokmål Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorhavmusfamilien [from synonym]  [details]
Norwegian Nynorsk Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorhavmusfamilien [from synonym]  [details]
Swedish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorhavsmusfiskar [from synonym]  [details]
Direct child
taxa (42)

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 Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChimaera argiloba Last, White & Pogonoski, 2008
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChimaera bahamaensis Kemper, Ebert, Didier & Compagno, 2010
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChimaera cubana Howell Rivero, 1936
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChimaera fulva Didier, Last & White, 2008
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChimaera jordani Tanaka, 1905
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChimaera lignaria Didier, 2002
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChimaera macrospina Didier, Last & White, 2008
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChimaera monstrosa Linnaeus, 1758
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChimaera notafricana Kemper, Ebert, Compagno & Didier, 2010
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChimaera obscura Didier, Last & White, 2008
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChimaera opalescens Luchetti, Iglésias & Sellos, 2011
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChimaera owstoni Tanaka, 1905
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChimaera panthera Didier, 1998
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChimaera phantasma Jordan & Snyder, 1900

Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChimaera abbreviata Gill, 1883 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHydrolagus affinis (de Brito Capello, 1868)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChimaera affinis de Brito Capello, 1868 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHydrolagus affinis (de Brito Capello, 1868)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChimaera africana Gilchrist, 1922 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHydrolagus africanus (Gilchrist, 1922)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChimaera arctica Gistel, 1848 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChimaera monstrosa Linnaeus, 1758
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChimaera argentea Ascanius, 1772 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChimaera monstrosa Linnaeus, 1758
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChimaera australis Hector, 1902 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHydrolagus novaezealandiae (Fowler, 1911)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChimaera barbouri Garman, 1908 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHydrolagus barbouri (Garman, 1908)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChimaera borealis Shaw, 1804 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChimaera monstrosa Linnaeus, 1758
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChimaera callorynchus Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCallorhinchus callorynchus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChimaera colliei Lay & Bennett, 1839 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHydrolagus colliei (Lay & Bennett, 1839)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChimaera cristata Faber, 1829 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChimaera monstrosa Linnaeus, 1758
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChimaera deani Smith & Radcliffe, 1912 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHydrolagus deani (Smith & Radcliffe, 1912)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChimaera dubia Osório, 1909 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChimaera monstrosa Linnaeus, 1758
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChimaera gilberti Garman, 1911 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHydrolagus purpurescens (Gilbert, 1905)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChimaera media Garman, 1911 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHydrolagus colliei (Lay & Bennett, 1839)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChimaera mediterranea Risso, 1826 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChimaera monstrosa Linnaeus, 1758
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChimaera mirabilis Collett, 1904 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHydrolagus mirabilis (Collett, 1904)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChimaera mitsukurii Jordan & Snyder, 1904 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHydrolagus mitsukurii (Jordan & Snyder, 1904)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChimaera neglecta Ogilby, 1888 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHydrolagus colliei (Lay & Bennett, 1839)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChimaera novaezealandiae Fowler, 1911 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHydrolagus novaezealandiae (Fowler, 1911)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChimaera ogilbyi Waite, 1898 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHydrolagus ogilbyi (Waite, 1898)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChimaera plumbea Gill, 1878 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHydrolagus affinis (de Brito Capello, 1868)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChimaera pseudomonstrosa Fang & Wang, 1932 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChimaera phantasma Jordan & Snyder, 1900
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChimaera purpurescens Jordan & Snyder, 1904 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHydrolagus eidolon (Jordan & Hubbs, 1925)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChimaera purpurescens Gilbert, 1905 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHydrolagus purpurescens (Gilbert, 1905)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChimaera spilota Tanaka, 1908 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHydrolagus barbouri (Garman, 1908)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChimaera tsengi Fang & Wang, 1932 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHydrolagus ogilbyi (Waite, 1898)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChimaera vaillanti Dean, 1906 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChimaera notafricana Kemper, Ebert, Compagno & Didier, 2010
Environment marine, brackish, fresh
Host of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGyrocotyle confusa van der Land & Dienske, 1968 (parasitic: endoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGyrocotyle urna (Wagener, 1852) (parasitic: endoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGyrocotyloides nybelini Fuhrmann, 1931 (parasitic: endoparasitic)
Links Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTo Catalog of Fishes 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
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From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat Known from seamounts and knolls [details]
Images Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor[show unreviewed]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:105733
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  van der Land, Jacob
2014-11-21 13:09:37Z  changed  Bailly, Nicolas
2014-12-02 12:48:54Z  changed  Bailly, Nicolas
  
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  Citation: Bailly, N. (2014). Chimaeridae Chimaera Linnaeus, 1758. In: Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2014) FishBase. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=105733 on 2014-12-21
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