Etymology: L. adj. chimaereus, of or pertaining to the Chimaera (a mythological monster with the fore part a lion, in the hinder a serpent, and in the middle a goat); L. fem. n. cella, chamber and in biology a cell; N.L. fem. n. Chimaereicella, a chimeric cell, a cell that lies between Algoriphagus and Hongiella
Type species: Chimaereicella alkaliphila Tiago et al. 2006
Effective publication: Tiago I, Mendes V, Pires C, Morais PV, Verissimo A. Chimaereicella alkaliphila gen. nov., sp. nov., a Gram-negative alkaliphilic bacterium isolated from a nonsaline alkaline groundwater. Syst Appl Microbiol 2006; 29:100-108.
Correct name: Algoriphagus Bowman et al. 2003
Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 0
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 2
Total number of child taxa: 2
Parent taxon: Cyclobacteriaceae Nedashkovskaya and Ludwig 2012