Taxon profile


North African Hedgehog
Atelerix algirus (Lereboullet, 1842)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Mammalia - mammals »  order Erinaceomorpha - insectivores »  family Erinaceidae - hedgehogs and gymnures »  genus Atelerix

Scientific synonyms

Aethechinus algirus

Least Concern


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Included taxa

Number of records: 3

subspecies Atelerix algirus algirus (Lereboullet, 1842)
subspecies Atelerix algirus caniculus (Thomas, 1915)
subspecies Atelerix algirus vagans (Thomas, 1901)

Links and literature

EN Fauna Europaea 2.4 [305451]

de Jong, Y.S.D.M. (ed.): Fauna Europaea [] [as Atelerix algirus (Lereboullet, 1842)]
Data retrieved on: 9 March 2012
EN IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2018-1 [27926]

IUCN Red List of Threatened Species [] [as Atelerix algirus (Lereboullet, 1842)]
Data retrieved on: 3 August 2018
EN Wilson D. E., Reeder D. M. (editors) (2005): Mammal Species of the World (MSW). A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference (3rd ed) [] [as Atelerix algirus Lereboullet, 1842]
Data retrieved on: 5 December 2008
CZ Anděra M. (1999): České názvy živočichů II. Savci (Mammalia), Národní muzeum, (zoologické odd.), Praha, 147 pp. [as Atelerix algirus Lereboullet, 1842]

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