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SPECIES Zaglossus bruijni

Author:Peters and Doria, 1876.
Citation:Ann. Mus. Civ. Stor. Nat. Genova, 9: 183.
Common Name:Western Long-beaked Echidna.
Type Locality:Indonesia, Prov. of Papua (= Irian Jaya), Vogelkop, Manokwari Div., Arfak Mtns.
Distribution:Western New Guinea, west of Paniai Lakes; Salawati Isl (Indonesia).
Status:CITES - Appendix II; IUCN Endangered.
Comments:Does not include bartoni and bubuensis; see Flannery and Groves (1998).
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Synonyms:

    goodfellowi (Thomas, 1907)
    gularis W. Rothschild, 1922
    nigro-aculeatus (W. Rothschild, 1892)
    pallidus W. Rothschild, 1922
    tridactyla (Dubois, 1882)
    villosissima (Dubois, 1884)

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