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Echidnas /ˈkɪdnə/, sometimes kent as spiny anteaters,[1] belang tae the faimily Tachyglossidae in the monotreme order o egg-layin mammals.

Echidna
Temporal range: Miocene–Holocene
Short-beaked echidna in ANBG.jpg
Short-beaked echidna
Scientific classification e
Kinrick: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Cless: Mammalia
Order: Monotremata
Suborder: Tachyglossa
Gill, 1872
Faimily: Tachyglossidae
Gill, 1872
Speshies

Genus Tachyglossus
   T. aculeatus
Genus Zaglossus
   Z. attenboroughi
   Z. bruijnii
   Z. bartoni
   †Z. hacketti
   †Z. robustus
Genus †Megalibgwilia
   †M. ramsayi
   †M. robusta

ReferencesEedit

  1. "Short-Beaked Echidna, Tachyglossus aculeatus". Park & Wildlife Service Tasmania. Retrieved October 2012.  Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)