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Short-beaked Echidna
Tachyglossus aculeatus (Shaw, 1792)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Mammalia - mammals »  order Tachyglossa »  family Tachyglossidae - echidnas »  genus Tachyglossus

Scientific synonyms

Echidna aculeata
Echidna aculeatus (Shaw, 1792)
Echidna novaehollandiae Lacépède, 1799
Ornithorhynchus eracinius (Mudie, 1829)
Tachyglossus lawesii Ramsay, 1877

Other names

= Australian Echidna

Least Concern

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juvenile animal

Taxon in country check-lists

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Related glossary terms

living fossil

Included taxa

Number of records: 5

subspecies Tachyglossus aculeatus acanthion (Collett, 1884) - Central Australia Echidna
subspecies Tachyglossus aculeatus aculeatus (Shaw, 1792) - Southeast Australian short-beaked echidna
subspecies Tachyglossus aculeatus lawesi Ramsay, 1877 - New Guinea Short-nosed Echidna

Tachyglossus aculeatus lawesi - New Guinea Short-nosed Echidna

subspecies Tachyglossus aculeatus multiaculeatus (Rothschild, 1905) - Kangoroo Island echidna
subspecies Tachyglossus aculeatus setosus (É. Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire, 1803) - Tasmanian echidna

Tachyglossus aculeatus setosus - Tasmanian echidna


Links and literature

EN Australian Faunal Directory [0d4c9c0c-51d3-44e0-a365-fe0f8b791c66]

ABRS (2009-2015): Australian Faunal Directory [http://www.environment.gov.au/biodiversi...], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Tachyglossus aculeatus (Shaw, 1792)]
Data retrieved on: 8 February 2015
EN IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2018-1 [41312]

IUCN Red List of Threatened Species [http://www.iucnredlist.org/] [as Tachyglossus aculeatus (Shaw, 1792)]
Data retrieved on: 3 August 2018
EN Wilson D. E., Reeder D. M. (editors) (2005): Mammal Species of the World (MSW). A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference (3rd ed) [http://www.bucknell.edu/msw3] [as Tachyglossus aculeatus (Shaw, 1792)]
Data retrieved on: 5 December 2008
CZ Anděra M. (1999): České názvy živočichů II. Savci (Mammalia), Národní muzeum, (zoologické odd.), Praha, 147 pp. [as Tachyglossus aculeatus (Shaw, 1792)]

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