Definition of Family Chimaeridae

1. Noun. A family of Holocephali.

Exact synonyms: Chimaeridae
Generic synonyms: Fish Family
Group relationships: Holocephali, Subclass Holocephali
Member holonyms: Genus Chimaera

Lexicographical Neighbors of Family Chimaeridae

family Cetorhinidae
family Chaetodontidae
family Chalcidae
family Chalcididae
family Chamaeleonidae
family Chamaeleontidae
family Characeae
family Characidae
family Characinidae
family Charadriidae
family Chelonidae
family Cheloniidae
family Chelydridae
family Chenopodiaceae
family Chermidae
family Chimaeridae (current term)
family Chinchillidae
family Chironomidae
family Chlamydiaceae
family Chlamydomonadaceae
family Chloranthaceae
family Chlorophthalmidae
family Chrysochloridae
family Chrysomelidae
family Chrysopidae
family Chytridiaceae
family Cicadellidae
family Cicadidae
family Cichlidae
family Cicindelidae

Literary usage of Family Chimaeridae

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Reports of Explorations and Surveys, to Ascertain the Most Practicable and by Joseph Henry, Spencer Fullerton Baird, United States War Dept, United States Army. Corps of Engineers (1855)
"Family CHIMAERIDAE Bonap. The body is somewhat elongated, compressed, and tapering gradually from the thoracic belt to the filamentous termination of the ..."

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