Erinaceus europaeus


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Related to Erinaceus europaeus: Eptesicus fuscus, Ochotona princeps, Physeter catodon
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Noun1.Erinaceus europaeus - small nocturnal Old World mammal covered with both hair and protective spinesErinaceus europaeus - small nocturnal Old World mammal covered with both hair and protective spines
insectivore - small insect-eating mainly nocturnal terrestrial or fossorial mammals
Erinaceus, genus Erinaceus - type genus of the family Erinaceidae: hedgehogs
quill - a stiff hollow protective spine on a porcupine or hedgehog
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Erinaceus europaeus or, to you and I, the humble hedgehog.
hexagonus ticks and the European hedgehog, Erinaceus europaeus, in suburban and urban areas in Switzerland.