Zaglossus bruijni Peters and Doria 1876

Mammalia - Monotremata - Tachyglossidae

Alternative combinations: Proechidna bruijni, Tachyglossus bruijnii, Zaglossus bruijnii

Synonyms: Bruijnia tridactyla Du Bois 1884, Proechidna nigroaculeata Rothschild 1892, Proechidna villosissima Dubois 1884

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

See also Allen 1912, Flannery and Groves 1998, Griffiths et al. 1991 and Lydekker 1894

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

Type specimens:

  • Zaglossus bruijni: GE 1623, a skull
  • Bruijnia tridactyla:
  • Proechidna nigroaculeata:
  • Proechidna villosissima:

Distribution: there are no occurrences of Zaglossus bruijni in the database

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