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Species in the family or subfamily Latimeriidae: [ 3 ] records


anjouanae, Malania Smith [J. L. B.] 1953:100 [Nature (London) v. 171 (no. 4342); ref. 4088] Comoro Islands, western Indian Ocean. Holotype (unique): SAIAB [formerly RUSI] 600. Specimen parts: USNM 163126 (2 scales). Possibly appeared first in Time Magazine, v. 61 (no. 2) dated 12 Jan. 1953; Nature dated 17 Jan. 1953. •Synonym of Latimeria chalumnae Smith 1939. Current status: Synonym of Latimeria chalumnae Smith 1939. Latimeriidae. Habitat: marine.

chalumnae, Latimeria Smith [J. L. B.] 1939:455 [Nature (London) v. 143 (no. 3620); 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], Fricke et al. 2018:391 [ref. 35805]). Current status: Valid as Latimeria chalumnae Smith 1939. Latimeriidae. Distribution: South Africa and Mozambique east to Comoros and Madagascar. Habitat: marine.

menadoensis, Latimeria Pouyaud [L.], Wirjoatmodjo [S.], Rachmatika [I.], Tjakrawidjaja [A.], Hadiaty [R. K.] & Hadie [W.] 1999:266, Fig. [Comptes rendus de l'Académie des Sciences. Série 3, Sciences de la vie = Life Sciences Paris (Elsevier) No. 322; ref. 23788] Menadotua Island, Sulawese, Indonesia. Holotype (unique): LBN [Mus. Bogoriense Zool., Cibinog]. •Valid as Latimeria menadoensis Pouyaud, Wirjoatmodjo, Rachmatika, Tjakrawidjaja, Hadiaty & Hadie 1999 -- (Holder et al. 1999:12616 [ref. 25259], Jewett 2001:3969 [ref. 26320]). Current status: Valid as Latimeria menadoensis Pouyaud, Wirjoatmodjo, Rachmatika, Tjakrawidjaja, Hadiaty & Hadie 1999. Latimeriidae. Distribution: Indonesia. Habitat: marine.