Taxon profile


Chimaeriformes Patterson, 1965

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Chondrichthyes - cartilaginous fishes »  subclass Holocephali - chimaeras

Temporal range:Jurassic > Lower Jurassic – recent

Included taxa

Number of records: 3

suborder Chimaeroidei
Jurassic: Lower Jurassic – recent

Fossil taxa

suborder Squalorajoidei
Jurassic: Lower Jurassic
suborder Myriacanthoidei
Jurassic: Lower Jurassic – Upper Jurassic

Links and literature

CZ AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [order/3]

Plíštil J. (Ed.) (2009): AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [] [as Chimaeriformes]
Data retrieved on: 17 January 2010
EN Australian Faunal Directory [02405ba5-24e6-4167-b8e2-f87ae930ae2f]

ABRS (2009-2019): Australian Faunal Directory [], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Chimaeriformes]
Data retrieved on: 20 January 2015
CZ Hanel L., Novák J. (2001): České názvy živočichů V. Ryby a rybovití obratlovci (Pisces), 1. Sliznatky (Myxini), mihule (Cephalaspidomorphi), paryby (Chondrichthyes), Národní muzeum, (zoologické odd.), Praha, 53 pp. [as Chimaeriformes]
Data retrieved on: 2 June 2013
EN Dyldin Y. V. (2015): Annotated checklist of the sharks, batoids and chimaeras (Chondrichthyes: Elasmobranchii, Holocephali) from waters of Russia and adjacent areas, Publications of the Seto Marine Biological Laboratory, 43: 40-91 [as Chimaeriformes Patterson, 1965]
Data retrieved on: 19 November 2015

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