Mammal Species of the World Logo

 

HOME --> CLASS MAMMALIA  --> ORDER ERINACEOMORPHA  --> FAMILY Erinaceidae  --> SUBFAMILY Erinaceinae  --> GENUS Paraechinus

SPECIES Paraechinus micropus

Author:Blyth, 1846.
Citation:J. Asiat. Soc. Bengal, 15: 170.
Common Name:Indian Hedgehog
Type Locality:Pakistan, Punjab, "Bhawulpore" = Bahawalpur.
Distribution:The arid zones of Pakistan and NW India.
Status:IUCN Lower Risk (lc) as Hemiechinus micropus.
Comments:Biswas and Ghose (1970) regarded intermedius as a species but Corbet (1988:156-157) included it in Paraechinus micropus as a synonym. Range mapped by Corbet and Hill (1992).
EXPORT AS CSV

Offspring:

Synonyms:

    intermedius Biswas and Ghose, 1970
    kutchicus Biswas and Ghose, 1970
    mentalis (Fitzinger, 1867)
    pictus (Stoliczka, 1872)

  Bucknell Home Page   Biology Department Home Page

 

©Bucknell Univesity All Rights Reserved
Comments and questions to dreeder@bucknell.edu