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Erinaceus Linnaeus 1758 (mammal)

Osteichthyes - Theriiformes

PaleoDB taxon number: 40375

Synonyms: Aethechinus Thomas 1918 (no. 253507), Herinaceus Mina-Palumbo 1868 (no. 253506), Peroeclinus Fitzinger 1866 (no. 253505), Setiger Saint-Hilaire 1803 (no. 253504)

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

Parent taxon: Boreosphenida according to T. Martin and O. W. M. Rauhut 2005

Sister taxa: Aegialodon, Deltatheridium, Hypomylos, Paleomolops, Picopsidae, Potamotelsidae, Theria, Tribotherium, Zygiocuspis

Subtaxa: Erinaceus europaeus, Erinaceus lechei, Erinaceus mongolicus, Erinaceus praeglacialis, Erinaceus samsonowiczi

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Ecology: scansorial insectivore