Taxon profile


Hemiechinus Fitzinger, 1866

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

Scientific synonyms

incl. Paraechinus Trouessart, 1879

Included taxa

Number of records: 6

species Hemiechinus aethiopicus (Ehrenberg, 1832) - Desert Hedgehog

Hemiechinus aethiopicus

species Hemiechinus auritus (Gmelin, 1770) - Long-eared Hedgehog

Hemiechinus auritus

species Hemiechinus collaris (Gray, 1830) - Indian Long-eared Hedgehog
species Hemiechinus hypomelas (Brandt, 1836) - Brandt's Hedgehog

Hemiechinus hypomelas

species Hemiechinus micropus (Blyth, 1846) - Indian Hedgehog
species Hemiechinus nudiventris (Horsfield, 1851) - Bare-bellied Hedgehog

Links and literature

EN The Interim Register of Marine and Nonmarine Genera [1384960]

Rees, T. (compiler): The Interim Register of Marine and Nonmarine Genera [] [as Hemiechinus Fitzinger, 1866]
Data retrieved on: 30 November 2019

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