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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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.
2012: Microevolution of sympatry: landscape genetics of hedgehogs Erinaceus europaeus and E.
In the samples analysed, we have identified a great number of species indicating an environment with a high level of humidity, such as Arvicola terrestris, Microtus agrestis, Talpa europaea, Talpa occidentalis and Erinaceus europaeus.
The DNA analysis demonstrated that there were also scat samples for domestic dog Canis familiaris (3), hedgehog Erinaceus europaeus (2) and wild cat Felis sylvestris (1).
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.
But, at the moment, the reason for the dramatic decline of Erinaceus europaeus is about as clear as mud.
Para su estudio anatomico procedimos a tomar como modelo el erizo europeo terrestre de nombre cientifico Erinaceus europaeus.