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Chimaera opalescens

Luchetti, Iglésias & Sellos

Chimaera opalescens was originally described as Chimaera opalescens by Luchetti, Iglésias & Sellos in 2011. It belongs to the family Chimaeridae. It is found in Salt water.
Species   opalescens
AuthorWI   Luchetti [E. A.], Iglésias [S. P.] & Sellos [D. Y.]
AuthorNI   Luchetti, Iglésias & Sellos
Qualification   ---
Year   2011
Status   Valid
Chondrichthyes Chondrichthyes
Chimaeriformes Chimaeriformes
Family   Chimaeridae
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Genus   Chimaera
Subgenus   ---

Class   Chondrichthyes
Order   Chimaeriformes
Family   Chimaeridae
Genus   Chimaera
Original Name   Chimaera        
Taxon Name   opalescens
Original Combination   Chimaera opalescens
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Chimaera opalescens
OriginalSubGenus   Chimaera
Original Author   Luchetti, Iglésias & Sellos
Original AuthorWI   Luchetti [E. A.], Iglésias [S. P.] & Sellos [D. Y.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   2011
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   ---
Original Level   species
Type Locality   South of Great Sole Bank, 48°34.3' - 48°33.2'N, 10°10.3' - 10°13.9'W, northeastern Atlantic, depth 103 meters.
Types   Paratypes: (30) at CSIRO, HUMZ, MNHN, USNM. Plus one non-type specimen.
Primary Code   Holotype
Primary Type   MNHN 2007-1569
Page   402
Illustrations   Figs. 1-3

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Original SubSpecies AuthorWI ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Chimaera opalescens
Current Species opalescens
Current Genus Chimaera
Current AuthorWI Luchetti [E. A.], Iglésias [S. P.] & Sellos [D. Y.]
Current AuthorNI Luchetti, Iglésias & Sellos
Current Year 2011
Current Family Chimaeridae
Current Subfamily
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Habitat marine.        
Water Salt water

Current Summary   Valid as Chimaera opalescens  Luchetti, Iglésias & Sellos 2011. Chimaeridae.
Name History   •Valid as Chimaera opalescens Luchetti, Iglésias & Sellos 2011 -- (Weigmann 2016:165 [ref. 34211], Bañón et al. 2016:303 [ref. 34397], Almeida & Biscoito 2019:33 [ref. 37302], Carneiro et al. 2019:53 [ref. 37250]).

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abbreviata Chimaera abbreviata Gill [T. N.] 1883Synonym
affinis Chimaera affinis de Brito Capello [F.] 1868Synonym
africana Chimaera africana Gilchrist [J. D. F.] 1922Synonym
antarctica Chimaera antarctica Swainson [W.] 1839In family
arctica Chimaera arctica Gistel [J.] 1848Synonym
argentea Chimaera argentea Ascanius [P.] 1772Synonym
argiloba Chimaera argiloba Last [P. R.], White [W. T.] & Pogonoski [J. J.] 2008Valid
australis Chimaera australis Hector [J.] 1902Synonym
australis Chimaera australis Shaw [G.] 1804In family
bahamaensis Chimaera bahamaensis Kemper [J. M.], Ebert [D. A.], Didier [D. A.] & Compagno [L. J. V.] 2010Valid
barbouri Chimaera barbouri Garman [S.] 1908Synonym
borealis Chimaera borealis Shaw [G.] 1804Synonym
buccanigella Chimaera buccanigella Clerkin [P. J.], Ebert [D. A.] & Kemper [J. M.] 2017Valid
callorynchus Chimaera callorynchus Linnaeus [C.] 1758Synonym
carophila Chimaera carophila Kemper [J. M.], Ebert [D. A.], Naylor [G. J. P.] & Didier [D. A.] 2014Valid
colliei Chimaera colliei Lay [G. T.] & Bennett [E. T.] 1839Synonym
compacta Chimaera compacta --- 2021Valid
cristata Chimaera cristata Faber [F.] 1829Synonym
cubana Chimaera cubana Howell Rivero [L.] 1936Valid
deani Chimaera deani Smith [H. M.] & Radcliffe [L.] in Smith 1912Synonym
didierae Chimaera didierae Clerkin [P. J.], Ebert [D. A.] & Kemper [J. M.] 2017Valid
dubia Chimaera dubia Osório [B.] 1909Synonym
fulva Chimaera fulva Didier [D. A.], Last [P. R.] & White [W. T.] 2008Valid
gilberti Chimaera gilberti Garman [S.] 1911Synonym
jordani Chimaera jordani Tanaka [S.] 1905Valid
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