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Chimaera Linnaeus, 1758

105733  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:105733)

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  1. Species Chimaera argiloba Last, White & Pogonoski, 2008
  2. Species Chimaera bahamaensis Kemper, Ebert, Didier & Compagno, 2010
  3. Species Chimaera buccanigella Clerkin, Ebert & Kemper, 2017
  4. Species Chimaera carophila Kemper, Ebert, Naylor & Didier, 2014
  5. Species Chimaera compacta Iglésias, Kemper & Naylor, 2021
  6. Species Chimaera cubana Howell Rivero, 1936
  7. Species Chimaera didierae Clerkin, Ebert & Kemper, 2017
  8. Species Chimaera fulva Didier, Last & White, 2008
  9. Species Chimaera jordani Tanaka, 1905
  10. Species Chimaera lignaria Didier, 2002
  11. Species Chimaera macrospina Didier, Last & White, 2008
  12. Species Chimaera monstrosa Linnaeus, 1758
  13. Species Chimaera notafricana Kemper, Ebert, Compagno & Didier, 2010
  14. Species Chimaera obscura Didier, Last & White, 2008
  15. Species Chimaera ogilbyi Waite, 1898
  16. Species Chimaera opalescens Luchetti, Iglésias & Sellos, 2011
  17. Species Chimaera orientalis Angulo, López, Bussing & Murase, 2014
  18. Species Chimaera owstoni Tanaka, 1905
  19. Species Chimaera panthera Didier, 1998
  20. Species Chimaera phantasma Jordan & Snyder, 1900
  21. Species Chimaera willwatchi Clerkin, Ebert & Kemper, 2017
  22. Species Chimaera abbreviata Gill, 1883 accepted as Hydrolagus affinis (de Brito Capello, 1868)
  23. Species Chimaera affinis de Brito Capello, 1868 accepted as Hydrolagus affinis (de Brito Capello, 1868)
  24. Species Chimaera africana Gilchrist, 1922 accepted as Hydrolagus africanus (Gilchrist, 1922)
  25. Species Chimaera antarctica Swainson, 1839 accepted as Callorhinchus callorynchus (Linnaeus, 1758) (synonym)
  26. Species Chimaera arctica Gistel, 1848 accepted as Chimaera monstrosa Linnaeus, 1758
  27. Species Chimaera argentea Ascanius, 1772 accepted as Chimaera monstrosa Linnaeus, 1758
  28. Species Chimaera australis Hector, 1902 accepted as Hydrolagus novaezealandiae (Fowler, 1911)
  29. Species Chimaera barbouri Garman, 1908 accepted as Hydrolagus barbouri (Garman, 1908)
  30. Species Chimaera borealis Shaw, 1804 accepted as Chimaera monstrosa Linnaeus, 1758
  31. Species Chimaera callorynchus Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Callorhinchus callorynchus (Linnaeus, 1758)
  32. Species Chimaera colliei Lay & Bennett, 1839 accepted as Hydrolagus colliei (Lay & Bennett, 1839)
  33. Species Chimaera cristata Faber, 1829 accepted as Chimaera monstrosa Linnaeus, 1758
  34. Species Chimaera deani Smith & Radcliffe, 1912 accepted as Hydrolagus deani (Smith & Radcliffe, 1912)
  35. Species Chimaera dubia Osório, 1909 accepted as Chimaera monstrosa Linnaeus, 1758
  36. Species Chimaera gilberti Garman, 1911 accepted as Hydrolagus purpurescens (Gilbert, 1905)
  37. Species Chimaera media Garman, 1911 accepted as Hydrolagus colliei (Lay & Bennett, 1839)
  38. Species Chimaera mediterranea Risso, 1827 accepted as Chimaera monstrosa Linnaeus, 1758 (synonym)
  39. Species Chimaera mirabilis Collett, 1904 accepted as Hydrolagus mirabilis (Collett, 1904)
  40. Species Chimaera mitsukurii Jordan & Snyder, 1904 accepted as Hydrolagus mitsukurii (Jordan & Snyder, 1904) (unaccepted > superseded combination)
  41. Species Chimaera mitsukurii Dean, 1904 accepted as Hydrolagus mitsukurii (Jordan & Snyder, 1904) (unaccepted > junior homonym, and junior synonym)
  42. Species Chimaera neglecta Ogilby, 1888 accepted as Hydrolagus colliei (Lay & Bennett, 1839)
  43. Species Chimaera novaezealandiae Fowler, 1911 accepted as Hydrolagus novaezealandiae (Fowler, 1911)
  44. Species Chimaera novae-zealandiae Fowler, 1911 accepted as Hydrolagus novaezealandiae (Fowler, 1911) (unaccepted > misspelling - incorrect subsequent spelling)
  45. Species Chimaera plumbea Gill, 1878 accepted as Hydrolagus affinis (de Brito Capello, 1868)
  46. Species Chimaera pseudomonstrosa Fang & Wang, 1932 accepted as Chimaera phantasma Jordan & Snyder, 1900
  47. Species Chimaera purpurascens Jordan & Snyder, 1904 accepted as Hydrolagus eidolon (Jordan & Hubbs, 1925) (synonym)
  48. Species Chimaera purpurescens Jordan & Snyder, 1904 accepted as Hydrolagus eidolon (Jordan & Hubbs, 1925)
  49. Species Chimaera purpurescens Gilbert, 1905 accepted as Hydrolagus purpurescens (Gilbert, 1905)
  50. Species Chimaera spilota Tanaka, 1908 accepted as Hydrolagus barbouri (Garman, 1908)
  51. Species Chimaera tsengi Fang & Wang, 1932 accepted as Chimaera ogilbyi Waite, 1898
  52. Species Chimaera vaillanti Dean, 1906 accepted as Chimaera notafricana Kemper, Ebert, Compagno & Didier, 2010
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. <em>Editio decima, reformata [10th revised edition], vol. 1: 824 pp. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae.</em> , available online at https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/726886
page(s): 236 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2024). FishBase. Chimaera Linnaeus, 1758. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=105733 on 2024-05-27
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original description Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. <em>Editio decima, reformata [10th revised edition], vol. 1: 824 pp. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae.</em> , available online at https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/726886
page(s): 236 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

taxonomy source Fricke, R., Eschmeyer, W. N. & Van der Laan, R. (eds). (2024). ECoF. Eschmeyer's Catalog of Fishes: Genera, Species, References. <em>California Academy of Sciences. San Francisco.</em> Electronic version accessed dd mmm 2024., available online at http://researcharchive.calacademy.org/research/Ichthyology/catalog/fishcatmain.asp [details]   

basis of record van der Land, J.; Costello, M.J.; Zavodnik, D.; Santos, R.S.; Porteiro, F.M.; Bailly, N.; Eschmeyer, W.N.; Froese, R. (2001). Pisces, <B><I>in</I></B>: Costello, M.J. <i>et al.</i> (Ed.) (2001). <i>European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels,</i> 50: pp. 357-374 (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source King, C.M.; Roberts, C.D.; Bell, B.D.; Fordyce, R.E.; Nicoll, R.S.; Worthy, T.H.; Paulin, C.D.; Hitchmough, R.A.; Keyes, I.W.; Baker, A.N.; Stewart, A.L.; Hiller, N.; McDowall, R.M.; Holdaway, R.N.; McPhee, R.P.; Schwarzhans, W.W.; Tennyson, A.J.D.; Rust, S.; Macadie, I. (2009). Phylum Chordata: lancelets, fishes, amphibians, reptiles, birds, mammals. <em>in: Gordon, D.P. (Ed.) (2009). New Zealand inventory of biodiversity: 1. Kingdom Animalia: Radiata, Lophotrochozoa, Deuterostomia.</em> pp. 431-554. [details]   
 
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