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SPECIES Hemiechinus collaris

Author:Gray, 1830.
Citation:In Hardwicke, Illust. Indian Zool., 1: pl.8.
Common Name:Indian Long-eared Hedgehog
Type Locality:India, "Doab"; restricted to "between Jumna and Ganges Rivers"; see discussion in Wroughton (1910:81).
Distribution:Pakistan and NW India.
Status:IUCN Lower Risk (lc).
Comments:Formerly included in auritus, but Roberts (1977) indicated that there is discontinuity in distribution and morphology between collaris (which he called auritus collaris) and auritus (which he called megalotis).
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Synonyms:

    grayi (Bennett, 1832)
    indicus (Royle, 1833)
    spatangus (Bennett, 1832)

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