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Cladus: Eukaryota
Supergroup: Opisthokonta
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Superclassis: Tetrapoda
Classis: Mammalia
Subclassis: Prototheria
Ordo: Monotremata
Familia: Tachyglossidae
Genus: Tachyglossus
Species: Tachyglossus aculeatus
Subspecies: T. a. acanthion - T. a. aculeatus - T. a. lawesii - T. a. multiaculeatus - T. a. setosus


Tachyglossus Illiger, 1811

Type species: Echidna novaehollandiae Lacépède, 1799 (=Myrmecophaga aculeatus Shaw, 1792)


* Acanthonotus Goldfuss, 1809
* Echidna G. Cuvier, 1797
* Echinopus G. Fischer, 1814
* Syphonia Rafinesque, 1815


* Prodr. Syst. Mammal. Avium., p. 114
* Mammal Species of the World, A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference, 3rd edition, 2005 ISBN 0801882214

Vernacular names
English: Short-beaked Echidna
Español: Equidna
Italiano: Echidna
日本語: ハリモグラ属
Nederlands: Mierenegel
Українська: Справжні єхидни
中文: 澳洲针鼹

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