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Subphylum : Vertebrata 
Classis : Mammalia 
Subclassis : Prototheria 
Ordo : Monotremata 
Subordo : Tachyglossa 
Familia : Tachyglossidae 
Genus : Zaglossus 
Gill, 1877

Zaglossus (nomen a Theodoro Gill anno 1877 statutum) est genus animalium Monotrematum quae in Nova Guinea habitant. Tres species viventes, fere quattuor species exstinctae enumerantur. Tachyglossidae huius generis, usque ad longitudinem 80 cm crescentes, maiores sunt quam Tachyglossi eis cognati.

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BibliographiaRecensere

  • Nowak, R.M. 1991. Vol. I. Walker's Mammals of the World, Fifth Edition. The Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore and London: vii-xlv, 1-642, xlix-lxiii.
  • Corbet, G.B. & Hill, J.E. 1991. A World List of Mammalian Species, Third edition. Natural History Museum Publications & Oxford University Press, London and Oxford.: v-viii, 1-243.
  • McKenna, M.C. & Bell, S.K. 1997. Classification of Mammals Above the Species Level. Columbia University Press, New York.: i-xii, 1-631.
  • Storer, T.I., Usinger, R.L., Stebbins, R.C. & Nybakken, J.W. 1979. General Zoology, Sixth Edition. McGraw-Hill Book Company, New York.: i-ix, 1-902.
  • DeBlase, A.F. 1982. Mammalia. In Parker, S.P., Synopsis and Classification of Living Organisms, vol. 2. McGraw-Hill, New York: 1015-1061.
  • Groves, C.P. 1993. Order Monotremata. In Wilson, D.E. & Reeder, D.M. (eds.) Mammal Species of the World, Second Edition. Smithsonian Institution Press, Washington and London.: 13.
  • Groves, C.P. 2005. Order Monotremata. In Wilson, D.E. & Reeder, D.M. (eds.) Mammal Species of the World, Third Edition. The Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore.: 1-2.

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