Tachyglossus aculeatus Shaw 1792 (short-beaked echidna)

Mammalia - Monotremata - Tachyglossidae

Alternative combination: Myrmecophaga aculeatus

Synonyms: Echidna aculeata Shaw 1792, Echidna australis Lesson 1836, Echidna breviaculeata Tiedemann 1808, Echidna hystrix Home 1802, Myrmecophaga aculeata Shaw 1792, Ornithorhynchus hystrix Home 1802, Tachyglossus aculeata Shaw 1792

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

See also Gray 1838, Griffiths et al. 1991, Illiger 1811, Lydekker 1894 and Steudel and Beattie 1993

Sister taxa: none

Subtaxa: Tachyglossus aculeatus acanthion Tachyglossus aculeatus aculeatus Tachyglossus aculeatus lawesii Tachyglossus aculeatus multiaculeatus Tachyglossus aculeatus setosus

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• Quaternary of Australia (6 collections)

Total: 6 collections each including a single occurrence

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