Definition of Tachyglossidae
1. Noun. Echidnas.
Generic synonyms: Mammal Family
Group relationships: Monotremata, Order Monotremata
Member holonyms: Genus Tachyglossus, Tachyglossus, Genus Zaglossus, Zaglossus
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tachyglossidae
Literary usage of Tachyglossidae
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1. Journal of Morphology by Wistar Institute of Anatomy and Biology (1889)
"... a few have simple conical teeth, while in a considerable number teeth are entirely wanting. Of the two types of Monotremata, the tachyglossidae and the ..."