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Paraechinus hypomelas  (Brandt, 1836)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 709729

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Hemiechinus hypomelas (Brandt, 1836)
  Common Name(s): Brandt's Hedgehog [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
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  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria  – triploblasts  
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                      ClassMammalia Linnaeus, 1758 – mammifères, mamífero, mammals  
                         SubclassTheria Parker and Haswell, 1897  
                            InfraclassEutheria Gill, 1872  
                               OrderErinaceomorpha Gregory, 1910  
                                  FamilyErinaceidae G. Fischer, 1814 – gymnures, hedgehogs  
                                     SubfamilyErinaceinae G. Fischer, 1814  
                                        GenusParaechinus Trouessart, 1879  
                                           SpeciesParaechinus hypomelas (Brandt, 1836) – Brandt's Hedgehog  
    Direct Children:  
                                              Subspecies Paraechinus hypomelas blanfordi (Anderson, 1878)  
                                              Subspecies Paraechinus hypomelas eversmanni Ognev, 1927  
                                              Subspecies Paraechinus hypomelas hypomelas (Brandt, 1836)  
                                              Subspecies Paraechinus hypomelas sabaeus Thomas, 1922  
                                              Subspecies Paraechinus hypomelas seniculus Thomas, 1922  

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  Author(s)/Editor(s): Wilson, Don E., and DeeAnn M. Reeder, eds.  
  Publication Date: 2005   
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  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference, 3rd ed., vols. 1 & 2   
  Page(s): 2142   
  Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press   
  Publication Place: Baltimore, Maryland, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-8018-8221-4   
  Reference for: Paraechinus hypomelas, Brandt's Hedgehog [English]   

 Geographic Information
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  Comment: Status: IUCN - Lower Risk (lc) as Hemiechinus hypomelas  
    Comments: Type species of Macroechinus Satunin. Includes eversmanni, sabaeus and seniculus as possible and blanfordi as a distinct subspecies; see Corbet (1988:155). Species reviewed by Nader (1991) and Harrison and Bates (1991). DNA sequence data of animals from Iran diverge strongly from P. aethiopicus (Morshed and Patton, 2002)  



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