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Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Superphylum: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Cladus: Craniata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Superclassis: Tetrapoda
Cladus: Reptiliomorpha
Cladus: Amniota
Cladus: Synapsida
Cladus: Eupelycosauria
Cladus: Sphenacodontia
Cladus: Sphenacodontoidea
Ordo: Therapsida
Cladus: Theriodontia
Subordo: Cynodontia
Cladus: Mammaliaformes
Classis: Mammalia
Subclassis: Prototheria
Ordo: Monotremata

Familia: Tachyglossidae
Genus: Tachyglossus
Species (1): T. aculeatus
Name

Tachyglossus Illiger, 1811: 114

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

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

References
Primary references

Illiger, J.K.W. 1811. Prodromus systematis mammalium et avium additis terminis zoographicis utriusque classis, eorumque versione germanica. C. Salfield: Berolini. xviii + 302 pp. BHL Reference page.

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Vernacular names
English: Short-beaked Echidna
español: Equidna
italiano: Echidna
日本語: ハリモグラ属
македонски: Краткоклун клунест еж
Nederlands: Mierenegel
русский: Ехидна
українська: Справжні єхидни
中文: 澳洲针鼹

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