PaleoDB taxon number: 166836
Alternative combinations: Echidna (Proechidna) robusta, Megalibgwilia robusta
Synonyms: Ornithorhynchus maximus Dun 1894 (no. 166577), Zaglossus harrissoni Scott and Lord 1922 (no. 166668)
Full reference: W. S. Dun. 1894. Notes on the occurrence of monotreme remains in the Pliocene of New South Wales. Records of the Geological Survey of New South Wales 41:118-126
- Zaglossus robusta: Its type locality is Canadian Lead, Gulgong, which is in a Pliocene terrestrial horizon in Australia
- Ornithorhynchus maximus: type in the Mining and Geological Museum, Sydney, a limb element (right humerus).
- Zaglossus harrissoni: Its type locality is King Island, which is in a Pleistocene terrestrial horizon in Australia.
Ecology: scansorial insectivore