genus Chimaera


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Noun1.genus Chimaera - type genus of the Chimaeridae
fish genus - any of various genus of fish
Chimaeridae, family Chimaeridae - a family of Holocephali
chimaera - a deep-sea fish with a tapering body, smooth skin, and long threadlike tail
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Here, I report on the first fossil record of the genus Chimaera, from the Upper Miocene-Lower Pliocene of Costa Rica, Central America and the Caribbean Region.
For this reason, at the moment, it has been assigned to the genus Chimaera, indeterminate species.
The genus Chimaera has been recorded from the Upper Cretaceous of Seymour Island, Eocene of Antarctica and England, Oligocene of Belgium, Miocene of Java and Germany and Pliocene of Italy (Stahl & Chatterjee, 1999; Stahl, 1999).