Chimaera ogilbyi

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Chimaera ogilbyi


Taxonavigation: Chimaeroidei 

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

Familia: Chimaeridae
Genus: Chimaera
Species: Chimaera ogilbyi


  • Chimaera ogilbyi Waite, 1898: 56

Lectotype: AMS I.3736, ♀ 500 mm BDL, collected on 10 March 1898. [designated by Finucci et al. (2018: 198)]

Type locality: “Thetis station 35, 37, and 46, vicinity of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, depth 33-66 fathoms”, redesignated by lectotype designation to “off Port Hacking, New South Wales, Australia, 34°04.8’ S, 151°12’ E, 22–38 fathoms (40–70 m) depth” by Finucci et al. (2018: 198).


  • Hydrolagus ogilbyiBigelow & Schroeder, 1953: 534 [subsequent combination]


  • Hydrolagus (Psychichthys) waitei Fowler, 1907: 419

Holotype: ANSP 33119.

Type locality: Victoria, Australia.

  • Phasmichthys lemures Whitley, 1939: 261

Holotype: AMS E.3591.

Type loclaity: Great Australian Bight, off Eucla, Western Australia.

Native distribution areas[edit]

  • Indo-West Pacific: Southeastern Australia (New South Wales to eastern South Australia); Papua New Guinea.


Primary references[edit]

  • Waite, E.R. 1898. New South Wales fisheries. Trawling operations off the coast of New South Wales, between the Manning River and Jervis Bay, carried on by H. M. C. S. "Thetis". Scientific report on the fishes. Official report, Sydney. New South Wales Sea Fisheries. 1-62.

Additional references[edit]

Vernacular names[edit]

English: Ogilby’s Chimaera