Paraechinus

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Paraechinus
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P. aethiopicus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Eulipotyphla
Family: Erinaceidae
Subfamily: Erinaceinae
Genus: Paraechinus
Trouessart, 1879
Species

P. aethiopicus
P. hypomelas
P. micropus
P. nudiventris

Paraechinus is a genus of hedgehogs. It contains four species from North Africa, the Middle East and South Asia:[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Wilson, D.E.; Reeder, D.M., eds. (2005). Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference (3rd ed.). Johns Hopkins University Press. ISBN 978-0-8018-8221-0. OCLC 62265494.