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  Taxonomic history of the genus Tachyglossus Illinger, 1811  


    Tachyglossus Illiger, 1811
        Echidna Cuvier, 1798
        Echinopus Fischer de Waldheim, 1814
        Syphomia, Rafinesque, 1815] 

    Tachyglossus aculeatus (Shaw, 1792)
        Myrmecophaga aculeata Shaw, 1792
        Echidna novaehollandiae Lapécède, 1799
        Tachyglossus typicus
        Tachyglossus lawesi
        Tachyglossus setosus (Geoffroy, 1803)


Burkitt, J. H., 1995: Mammals: A world listing of living and extinct species.
–iNet: [file no longer available, looking for new link]

McKenna, M. C. & Bell, S. K., (eds.) 1997: Classification of mammals – above the species level.
–Columbia University Press, New York, 1997, xii-631


Nowak, R. M., 1999: Walker's Mammals of the World. 6th Edition.
–The Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore and London, 1999, li-836-lxx

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Jos H. M. Dols, for gathering and delivering this information.


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