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Tachyglossidae MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Tachyglossidae
Tree Number(s)
B01.050.150.900.649.627.300
Unique ID
D004442
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D004442
Annotation
do not confuse entry term SPINY ANTEATER with ANTEATERS see VERMILINGUA
Scope Note
An oviparous burrowing mammal of the order Monotremata native to AUSTRALIA, TASMANIA, and NEW GUINEA. It has hair mingled with spines on the upper part of the body and is adapted for feeding on ants.
Entry Term(s)
Echidna
Spiny Ant-Eater
Spiny Anteater
Tachyglossus
Zaglossus
Registry Number
txid9259
Related Numbers
txid33542
txid9260
Public MeSH Note
2022; see MONOTREMATA 1975-1990 and ECHIDNA 1991-2021
History Note
2022(1975)
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1974/11/19
Revision Date
2022/07/14
Tachyglossidae Preferred
Spiny Anteater Narrower
Zaglossus Narrower
Spiny Ant-Eater Narrower
Echidna Narrower
Tachyglossus Narrower
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