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Chimaera Linnaeus 1758 (chimaera)

Chondrichthyes - Chimaeriformes - Chimaeridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 34795

Full reference: C. Linnaeus. 1758. Systema Naturae per Regna Tria Naturae, Secundum Classes, Ordines, Genera, Species, cum Characteribus, Differentiis, Synonymis, Locis. Editio Decima 1:1-824

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

Sister taxa: Elasmodectes, Hydrolagus, Leptomylus, Similihariotta

Subtaxa: Chimaera (Ischyodon), Chimaera (Psittacodon), Chimaera pliocenica, Chimaera venablesae

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Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore