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Zaglossus Gill 1877 (echidna)

Osteichthyes - Monotremata - Tachyglossidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 39744

Synonyms: Acanthoglossus Gervais 1877 (no. 166656), Bruijnia Dubois 1881 (no. 166657), Bruynia Dubois 1881 (no. 233708), Proechidna Gervais 1877 (no. 166575), Prozaglossus Kerbert 1912 (no. 166658)

Parent taxon: Tachyglossidae according to T. Rowe et al. 2008

Sister taxa: Megalibgwilia, Tachyglossus

Subtaxa: Acanthoglossus goodfellowi, Echidna oweni, Zaglossus attenboroughi, Zaglossus bartoni, Zaglossus bruijni, Zaglossus hacketti, Zaglossus robusta

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Type: Zaglossus bruijnii

Ecology: scansorial insectivore