Chimaera carophila

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Taxonavigation[edit]

Taxonavigation: Chimaeroidei 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Superphylum: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Cladus: Craniata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Classis: Chondrichthyes
Subclassis: Holocephali
Ordo: Chimaeriformes
Subordo: Chimaeroidei

Familia: Chimaeridae
Genus: Chimaera
Species: Chimaera carophila

Name[edit]

Chimaera carophila Kemper et al., 2014

  • ZooBank
  • Holotype: NMNZ P.45580.
  • Paratypes (7): NMNZ P.20348 (1, 0), P.39967 (1, 0), P.26933 (0, 1), P.25935 (1, 0), P.16025 (1, 0), P.14558 (1, 0), P.40272 (0, 1).

Type locality: outer Chatham Rise, New Zealand (44°28.50´S, 177°13.00´W), 1350 m depth.

Etymology: This species is named for Carol and Phil Kemper, supporters of chimaeroid research.

References[edit]

Vernacular names[edit]

English: Brown chimaera