Erinaceus Linnaeus 1758 (mammal)

Mammalia - Theriiformes

Synonyms: Aethechinus Thomas 1918, Herinaceus Mina-Palumbo 1868, Peroeclinus Fitzinger 1866, Setiger Saint-Hilaire 1803

Full reference: C. Linnaeus. 1758. Systema Naturae per Regna Tria Naturae, Secundum Classes, Ordines, Genera, Species, cum Characteribus, Differentiis, Synonymis, Locis. Editio Decima 1:1-824

Parent taxon: Boreosphenida according to T. Martin and O. W. M. Rauhut 2005

See also Carroll 1988, Gould 1995, Gray 1825, Kurten 1968, Linnaeus 1758, Silcox et al. 2010 and Van Valen 1967

Sister taxa: Aegialodon, Deltatheridium, Hypomylos, Paleomolops, Picopsidae, Potamotelsidae, Theria, Tribotherium, Zygiocuspis

Subtaxa: Erinaceus europaeus Erinaceus lechei Erinaceus mongolicus Erinaceus praeglacialis Erinaceus samsonowiczi

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Ecology: scansorial insectivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Austria (1 collection), China (2), the Czech Republic (3), Egypt (2), Estonia (1), France (2), Georgia (1), Germany (4), Greece (5), Hungary (9), Israel (1), Italy (6), Morocco (1), the Netherlands (1), Poland (2), Romania (2), South Africa (5), Spain (6), the United Kingdom (1)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of France (1), Hungary (1)

• Pliocene of China (1), Hungary (3), Italy (1), Kenya (1), Morocco (2), Poland (3), the Russian Federation (1), Spain (1), Turkey (1), Ukraine (1)

• Miocene to Pliocene of Greece (1)

• Miocene of Afghanistan (1), Austria (1), China (2), Greece (1)

Total: 78 collections including 80 occurrences

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