Platypus

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Platypus[1]
Temporal range: 9–0 Ma
Miocene tae Recent
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Scientific classification edit
Kinrick: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Cless: Mammalia
Order: Monotremata
Faimily: Ornithorhynchidae
Genus: Ornithorhynchus
Blumenbach, 1800
Species: O. anatinus
Binomial name
Ornithorhynchus anatinus
(Shaw, 1799)
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Platypus range
(reid — native, yellae — introduced)

The platypus (Ornithorhynchus anatinus) an aa kent as the deuk-billed platypus is a semiaquatic egg-layin mammal endemic tae eastren Australie, includin Tasmanie.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Groves, C. P. (2005). "Order Monotremata". In Wilson, D. E.; Reeder, D. M. Mammal Species of the World (3rd ed.). Johns Hopkins University Press. p. 2. ISBN 978-0-8018-8221-0. OCLC 62265494. 
  2. Woinarski, J. & Burbidge, A.A. (2016). "Ornithorhynchus anatinus". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2016: e.T40488A21964009. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2016-1.RLTS.T40488A21964009.en.