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Superregnum: Eukaryota
Cladus: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Superphylum: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Megaclassis: Osteichthyes
Cladus: Sarcopterygii
Cladus: Rhipidistia
Cladus: Tetrapodomorpha
Cladus: Eotetrapodiformes
Cladus: Elpistostegalia
Superclassis: Tetrapoda
Cladus: Reptiliomorpha
Cladus: Amniota
Cladus: Synapsida
Cladus: Eupelycosauria
Cladus: Sphenacodontia
Cladus: Sphenacodontoidea
Cladus: Therapsida
Cladus: Theriodontia
Subordo: Cynodontia
Infraordo: Eucynodontia
Cladus: Probainognathia
Cladus: Prozostrodontia
Cladus: Mammaliaformes
Classis: Mammalia
Subclassis: Prototheria
Ordo: Monotremata

Familia: Tachyglossidae
Genus: Zaglossus
Species (3 + 2†): Z. attenboroughi – Z. bartoni – Z. bruijnii – †Z. hacketti – †Z. robustus

In synonymy (1): †Z. maximus

Zaglossus Gill, 1877: clxxi

Type species: Tachyglossus bruijnii Peters & Doria, 1876

Acanthoglossus Gervais, 1877
Bruynia Dubois, 1881: 267
Proechidna Dubois, 1884: 109
Prozaglossus Kerbert, 1913

Primary references

Gill, T. 1877. Vertebrate Zoology. Pp. clxvi–clxxiv in Baird, S.F. (ed.) Annual Record of Science and Industry for 1876. Harper & Brothers, Publishers: New York. BHL Reference page. 
Dubois, A.J.C. 1881. Remarques sur l'Acanthoglossus bruynii. (French) Bulletin de la Société zoologique de France pour l'année 1881. 6: 266–270 BHL Reference page. 
Dubois, A.J.C. 1884. Description d'un échidné et d'un perroquet inédits de la Nouvelle-Guinée. (French) Bulletin du Musée Royal d'Histoire Naturelle de Belgique. 3: 109–114 BHL Reference page. 

Additional references

Flannery, T.F. & Groves, C.P. 1998. A revision of the genus Zaglossus (Monotremata, Tachyglossidae), with description of new species and subspecies. Mammalia 62(3): 367–396. DOI: 10.1515/mamm.1998.62.3.367 Paywall. Reference page. 


Nomenclator Zoologicus

Vernacular names
español: Zaglosos
Equidnas de hocico largo
日本語: ミユビハリモグラ属
македонски: Долгоклун клунест еж
русский: Проехидна
українська: Праєхидна
中文: 原針鼴屬

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