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Zaglossus attenboroughi Flannery and Groves 1998 (echidna)

Osteichthyes - Monotremata - Tachyglossidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 166667

Full reference: T. F. Flannery and C. P. Groves. 1998. A revision of the genus Zaglossus (Monotremata, Tachyglossidae), with description of new species and subspecies. Mammalia 62(3):367-396

Belongs to Zaglossus according to T. F. Flannery and C. P. Groves 1998

Sister taxa: Echidna oweni, Zaglossus bartoni, Zaglossus bruijni, Zaglossus hacketti, Zaglossus robusta, Acanthoglossus goodfellowi

Type specimen: RMNH 17301, a partial skull (partial skull and skin)

Ecology: scansorial insectivore