Tachyglossus aculeatus

Tachyglossus aculeatus, Photo: Michael Lahanas

Cladus: Eukaryota
Supergroup: Opisthokonta
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Superclassis: Tetrapoda
Classis: Mammalia
Subclassis: Prototheria
Ordo: Monotremata
Familia: Tachyglossidae
Genus: Tachyglossus
Species: Tachyglossus aculeatus
Subspecies: T. a. acanthion - T. a. aculeatus - T. a. lawesii - T. a. multiaculeatus - T. a. setosus

Name

Tachyglossus aculeatus (Shaw, 1792)

Type locality: Australia, New South Wales, New Holland

References

* Nat. Misc. 3, pl. 109.
* Mammal Species of the World, A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference, 3rd edition, 2005 ISBN 0801882214
* Tachyglossus aculeatus on Mammal Species of the World.
Don E. Wilson & DeeAnn M. Reeder (editors). 2005. Mammal Species of the World. A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference (3rd ed).
* Tachyglossus aculeatus Report on ITIS
* IUCN link: Tachyglossus aculeatus (Shaw, 1792) (Least Concern)

Vernacular names
Internationalization
Deutsch: Kurzschabeligel
English: Short-nosed echidna
עברית: קיפודן נמלים אוסטרלי
日本語: ハリモグラ
Polski: Kolczatka australijska
Português: Equidna-de-bico-curto, Equidna-ouriço
Suomi: Nokkasiili
Українська: Коротконоса єхидна
中文: 澳洲針鼴

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