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TACHYGLOSSUS ACULEATUS [1 record]

Record 1 2008-09-30

English

Subject field(s)
  • Mammals
Universal entry(ies)
DEF

An oviparous burrowing nocturnal mammal ... of the order Monotremata ...

French

Domaine(s)
  • Mammifères
Entrée(s) universelle(s)
DEF

Mammifère australien (Monotrèmes), ressemblant au hérisson, épineux, au museau prolongé en bec corné.

Spanish

Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Mamíferos
Entrada(s) universal(es)
CONT

Tachyglossus aculeatus [...] habita zonas rocosas, boscosas y arenosas de la costa este de Australia desde Queensland hasta Victoria [...] y otras islas cercanas. [...] Es una de las especies de mamíferos de Oceanía que presenta poblaciones más estables; [presenta] cuerpo [...] comprimido dorsoventralmente y arqueado, [...] cabeza [...] pequeña y acuminada, terminada en un hocico puntiagudo que puede alcanzar la mitad de la longitud total de la misma. [...] Se alimenta de termitas, hormigas y otros insectos que captura con su lengua pegajosa.

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