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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLatimeria chalumnae Smith, 1939 
AphiaID: 217438

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 editorSarcopterygii (Class) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCoelacanthiformes (Order) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorLatimeriidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLatimeria (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLatimeria chalumnae (Species)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Typetaxon of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLatimeria Smith, 1939
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLatimeria Smith, 1939
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLatemaria chalumnae Smith, 1939 (misspelling)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMalania anjouanae Smith, 1953
Source  basis of record Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. 2014. FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication., available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]

Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorcoelacanth  [details]
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution 
From other sources
Comores
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorComores [details]
Madagascar
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMadagascar [details]
Mozambique
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMozambique [details]
South Africa
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSouth Africa (country) [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (4 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (69 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo FishBase 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (1025400 nucleotides; 455 proteins) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo IUCN Red List 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Note 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Living fossil, see family description. [details]
Images Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor[show unreviewed]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:217438
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
1997-02-24 18:26:33Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z  changed  Bailly, Nicolas
  
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  Citation: Bailly, N. (2014). Latimeria chalumnae Smith, 1939. 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=217438 on 2014-12-21
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