Platypus

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Platypus[1]
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Scienteefic clessification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Monotremata
Family: 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. Lunney, D., Dickman, C., Copely, P., Grant, T., Munks, S., Carrick, F., Serena, M. & Ellis, M. (2008). "Ornithorhynchus anatinus". IUCN Reid Leet o Threatened Species. Version 2008. Internaitional Union for Conservation o Naitur. Retrieved 9 October 2008.  D