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Family Chimaeridae (chimaera)

Chondrichthyes - Chimaeriformes

PaleoDB taxon number: 132672

Parent taxon: Chimaeroidea according to J. S. Nelson 2006

Sister taxon: Chimaerotheca

Subtaxa: Bryactinus, Chimaera, Dictyorhabdus, Elasmodectes, Hedronchus, Hydrolagus, Isotaenia, Leptomylus, Mylognathus, Similihariotta, Sphagepoea

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Type: Chimaera

Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore