Erinaceidae - Classification

Classification

There are 10 genera and 24 species of erinaceid.

  • ORDER ERINACEOMORPHA
    • †Family Amphilemuridae
      • †Genus Alsaticopithecus
      • †Genus Amphilemur
      • †Genus Gesneropithex
      • †Genus Macrocranion
      • †Genus Pholidocercus
    • Family Erinaceidae
      • Subfamily Erinaceinae (Hedgehogs)
        • Genus Atelerix
          • Four-toed hedgehog, Atelerix albiventris
          • North African hedgehog, Atelerix algirus
          • Southern African hedgehog, Atelerix frontalis
          • Somali hedgehog, Atelerix sclateri
        • Genus Erinaceus
          • Amur hedgehog, Erinaceus amurensis
          • Southern white-breasted hedgehog, Erinaceus concolor
          • European hedgehog, Erinaceus europaeus
          • Northern white-breasted hedgehog, Erinaceus roumanicus
        • Genus Hemiechinus
          • Long-eared hedgehog, Hemiechinus auritus
          • Indian long-eared hedgehog, Hemiechinus collaris
        • Genus Mesechinus
          • Daurian hedgehog, Mesechinus dauuricus
          • Hugh's hedgehog, Mesechinus hughi
        • Genus Paraechinus
          • Desert hedgehog, Paraechinus aethiopicus
          • Brandt's hedgehog, Paraechinus hypomelas
          • Indian hedgehog, Paraechinus micropus
          • Bare-bellied hedgehog, Paraechinus nudiventris
      • Subfamily Galericinae (Gymnures, or Moonrats)
        • Genus Deinogalerix(Extinct)
        • Genus Echinosorex
          • Greater Moonrat, Echinosorex gymnura
        • Genus Hylomys
          • Long-eared gymnure, Hylomys megalotis
          • Dwarf gymnure, Hylomys parvus
          • Short-tailed gymnure or Lesser Moonrat, Hylomys suillus
        • Genus Neohylomys
          • Hainan gymnure, Neonylomys hainanensis
        • Genus Neotetracus
          • Shrew gymnure, Neotetracus sinensis
        • Genus Podogymnura
          • Dinagat gymnure, Podogymnura aureospinula
          • Mindanao gymnure, Podogymnura truei

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