What are Erinaceus?

  • (noun): Type genus of the family Erinaceidae: hedgehogs.
    Synonyms: genus Erinaceus

Erinaceus

Erinaceus is a genus of European hedgehog from the family of Erinaceidae. There are four main species of Erinaceus. The range is all across Europe, throughout the Middle East, parts of Russia, and extending to northern China. Some of the European hedgehogs have been introduced to New Zealand.

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Mammals Of Europe - Insectivores - Erinaceidae
... Hedgehogs European Hedgehog Erinaceus europaeus LC Southern White-breasted Hedgehog Erinaceus concolor LC Northern White-breasted Hedgehog Erinaceus roumanicus LC North African ...
Erinaceus - Species
... Amur hedgehog (Erinaceus amurensis) Southern white-breasted hedgehog (Erinaceus concolor) European hedgehog (Erinaceus europaeus) Northern white-breasted hedgehog (Erinaceus roumanicus) ...
Erinaceomorphs - Classification
... Somali hedgehog, Atelerix sclateri Genus Erinaceus Amur hedgehog, Erinaceus amurensis Southern white-breasted hedgehog, Erinaceus concolor European hedgehog, Erinaceus europaeus Northern ...
Hedgehog - Genera and Species
... algirus Southern African hedgehog, Atelerix frontalis Somali hedgehog, Atelerix sclateri Genus Erinaceus Amur hedgehog, Erinaceus amurensis Southern white-breaste ...
Ocenebra Erinacea - Synonyms
... Murex cinguliferus Murex duthiersi Murex erinaceus Murex erinaceus var ... amirrus Murex erinaceus var ... benisafiensis Murex erinaceus var ...