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Luchenus Tong and Wang 2006 (hedgehog)

Osteichthyes - Lipotyphla - Erinaceidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 348335

Full reference: Y. Tong and J. Wang. 2006. Fossil Mammals from the Early Eocene Wutu Formation of Shandong Province. Palaeontologica Sinica, New Series C 192(28):1-195

Parent taxon: Erinaceidae according to Y. Tong and J. Wang 2006

Sister taxa: Adapisoricinae, Auroralestes, Brachyericinae, Cedrocherus, Changlelestinae, Dartonius, Dimylechinus, Entomolestes, Erinaceinae, Galericinae, Galerix, Hylomyinae, Lanthanotherium, Leipsanolestes, Litocherinae, Litolestes, Mellalechinus, Ocajila, Oncocherus, Palaeoscaptor, Parvericius, Proterix, Silvacola, Stenoechinus, Untermannerix

Subtaxa: Luchenus erinaceanus

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Type: Luchenus erinaceanus

Ecology: scansorial insectivore