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Zaglossus hacketti Glauert 1914 (Hackett's Giant Echidna)

Osteichthyes - Monotremata - Tachyglossidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 166763

Full reference: L. Glauert. 1914. Taxonomy and detailed description of Zaglossus hacketti. Records of the Western Australian Museum 1(3):244-248

Belongs to Zaglossus according to M. L. Augee et al. 2006

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

Type specimen: Its type locality is Mammoth Cave, which is in a Pleistocene cave horizon in Australia

Ecology: scansorial insectivore