family Erinaceidae

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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: 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.
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.
(#) Member of the order Insectivora, family Erinaceidae. ** Member of the order Diprotodonia, family Petauridae.