The southern white-breasted hedgehog Erinaceus concolor , sometimes referred to as white-bellied hedgehog or white-chested hedgehog , is a hedgehog of Southwestern Asia. It is very similar in lifestyle and appearance to the European hedgehog , but the former has a white spot on its chest. For a long time these two species were considered to be one. The northern white-breasted hedgehog of Eastern Europe and Russia was formerly recognized as a subspecies of the southern white-breasted hedgehog but newer investigations see both as different species. The southern white-breasted hedgehog and European hedgehog can hybridize. Unlike its European counterpart, the southern white-breasted hedgehog never digs dens.

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Erinaceus concolor eastern European hedgehog Facebook. Kingdom Animalia animals. Animalia: information 1 Animalia: pictures Animalia: specimens Animalia: sounds Animalia: maps Eumetazoa metazoans. Eumetazoa: pictures Eumetazoa: specimens Eumetazoa: sounds Eumetazoa: maps Bilateria bilaterally symmetrical animals. Bilateria: pictures Bilateria: specimens Bilateria: sounds Bilateria: maps Deuterostomia deuterostomes.

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Eutheria: pictures Eutheria: specimens Eutheria: sounds Order Erinaceomorpha gymnures and hedgehogs. Erinaceomorpha: pictures 11 Erinaceomorpha: specimens Family Erinaceidae gymnures and hedgehogs. Erinaceidae: information 1 Erinaceidae: pictures 11 Erinaceidae: specimens Subfamily Erinaceinae hedgehogs. Erinaceinae: pictures 8 Erinaceinae: specimens Genus Erinaceus woodland hedgehogs. Erinaceus: pictures 2 Erinaceus: specimens Species Erinaceus concolor eastern European hedgehog.

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Southern white-breasted hedgehog




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