Erinaceidae


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Related to Erinaceidae: gymnures
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Noun1.Erinaceidae - true hedgehogs
mammal family - a family of mammals
Insectivora, order Insectivora - shrews; moles; hedgehogs; tenrecs
Erinaceus, genus Erinaceus - type genus of the family Erinaceidae: hedgehogs
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They are included in the order Eulipotyphla and family Erinaceidae. Family Erinaceidae (Erinaceinae) is one of the most widespread and diverse mammalian families in Egypt where it includes four species and two subspecies that are belonging to three genus.
The knowledge of Erinaceidae in particular on Erinaceus europaeus [23,24,25], [32], [35,36] [35, 36], [50], [53], [25,56,57,58], [71,72,73,74], [37], [105], [13,14,15,16], [22], [43], [33,34], [51], [99], [80], E.e.roumanicus ([87], the hedgehog of South Africa A.frontalis [44], the hedgehog of Central Africa Atelerix albiventris [45], and the hedgehog of Algeria A.algirus [49,92,38,67,10], and the hedgehog of India Hemiechinus micropus [18,19,20,21] are already numerous.
The two very different Erinaceidae are Moonrat and the lively diurnal Hylomys, the latter not unusually met busily fossicking in the leaf litter in high altitude forests of northern Borneo.
Furio, M., Angelone, C., (2010): Insectivores (Erinaceidae, Soricidae, Talpidae; Mammalia) from the Pliocene of Capo Mannu D1 (Mandriola, central-western Sardinia, Italy).
Northern white-breasted hedgehogs (Erinaceus roumanicus) are urbandwelling mammals (order Eulipotyphla, family Erinaceidae) that serve as major maintenance hosts for the 3 stages of I.