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Family Tachyglossidae Gill 1872 (echidna)

Osteichthyes - Monotremata

PaleoDB taxon number: 39742

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

Sister taxa: Echidnidae, Kollikodontidae, Kryoryctes, Ornithorhynchidae, Platypoda, Steropodontidae, Tachyglossa

Subtaxa: Megalibgwilia, Tachyglossus, Zaglossus

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Ecology: scansorial insectivore