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chalumnae, Latimeria Smith [J. L. B.] 1939:455 [Nature (London) v. 143; ref. 4068] Western Indian Ocean: west of East London, Cape Colony, South Africa, depth 40 fathoms. Holotype: East London Mus. Specimen parts: USNM 112258 (scales). •Valid as Latimeria chalumnae Smith 1939 -- (Heemstra in Smith & Heemstra 1995:151 [ref. 21953], Bruton 1995:104 [ref. 22132], Heemstra et al. 1996:150 [ref. 25940], Springer 1999:453 [ref. 24816], Holder et al. 1999:12616 [ref. 25259], Heemstra & Heemstra 2004:93 [ref. 28072]). Current status: Valid as Latimeria chalumnae Smith 1939. Latimeriidae. Distribution: Comoros, South Africa, Kenya, Madagascar and Mozambique. Habitat: marine.