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Erinaceus europaeus Linnaeus 1758 (hedgehog)

Osteichthyes - Theriiformes

PaleoDB taxon number: 104181

Full reference: C. Linnaeus. 1758. Systema Naturae per Regna Tria Naturae, Secundum Classes, Ordines, Genera, Species, cum Characteribus, Differentiis, Synonymis, Locis. Editio Decima 1:1-824

Belongs to Erinaceus according to O. Thomas 1911

Sister taxa: Erinaceus mongolicus, Erinaceus samsonowiczi

Ecology: scansorial insectivore

Average measurements (in mm): femur length 39.3, femur diameter 3.40, humerus length 41.4, humerus diameter 4.50, radius length 29.8, radius diameter 1.90, tibia length 45.8, tibia diameter 3.30, ulna length 40.7

Estimated body mass: 388.0 g based on femur diameter, femur length, humerus diameter, humerus length, tibia diameter, tibia length, and ulna length