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

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