Long-eared hedgehogs mate once a year, between July and September. The litter size is between one and four babies. Learn more about the Long-eared hedgehog – with amazing Long-eared hedgehog videos, photos and facts on Arkive. AnAge entry for Hemiechinus auritus. Classification (HAGRID: Genus: Hemiechinus; Species: Hemiechinus auritus; Common name: Long-eared hedgehog.

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In Hemiechinus auritusthe male copulates by standing almost vertically on his hemiecuinus legs while the female lays on her ventrum with hind legs extended on the ground.

Contributor Information Ali Moshaverinia, Phone: This fun and colourful gift wrap design from Zoo Portraits with a Lot of animals. Hansh, the fishing cat. A total of ixodid ticks and four fleas were collected from examined hedgehogs. Ixodidae occurring in Iran and their distributional data. Economic Importance for Humans: Gazi Univ J Sci.

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Turkish Journal of Zoology. Abstract As there appeared to be no data available on parasite infection of Hedgehogs in the region and considering the potential threat of Hedgehogs for animal and public health, the present study was carried out using biological samples and necropsy findings collected from auirtus hedgehog captured in Mashhad city in the northeast of Iran.


Since fleas are not host-specific insects, we can expect to find different species of this insect on different animals as well as hedgehogs.

Although the presence of Erinaceus europaeus in Iran is controversial, the report of high frequency of R. Accessed December 31, at https: Matheus, the black-and-white hawk-eagle. Share on Facebook Tweet Send email.

The long-eared hedgehog has a large range, stretching from Libya and Egypt in the west, through south-west Asia, to central China 1. As a result of these dietary habits, it seems likely that they are frequently exposed to infective stages of the heteroxen parasites that were ultimately found to be the most prevalent species hosted by hemiechnius.

Baby hedgehogs are born naked except for sparsely scattered spines, which are very soft. Wuritus Friday 05 October Wildscreen With: Notes on African Haemaphysalis ticks.

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The long-eared hedgehog is a small and rather pale hedgehog, with short spines covering the upperparts of the body 2. Lindsey Paretti – Blood Island. Biogeographic Regions palearctic native Habitat Hemiechinus auritus are found in arid deserts and steppes, and they commonly burrow under small bushes. Dog flea Ctenocephalides canis has been also found on the Northern white-breasted hedgehog Erinaceus roumanicus in Hungary Foldvari et al. It prefers dry river valleys, gullies, forest shelter belts, abandoned irrigation ditches and shrubby areas, and often settles in oases and around human settlements sometimes in cultivated habitats.


Long-eared hedgehog

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Some biological, ecological and behavioural features of Erinaceus concolor Martin, Mammalia: The collected fleas were identified as Echidnophaga gallinacea.

Long eared Hedgehog – Hemiechinus Auritus.

Long-eared hedgehog (Hemiechinus auritus) longevity, ageing, and life history

The long-eared hedgehog only breeds once a year in the summer months of July through September. Results In total of 23 Hemiechinus auritusfour helminths including two acanthocephalans, one nematode and one cestode were found. Egyptian nightjar Caprimulgus aegyptius. However, these burrows are expanded during the breeding season to ensure ample space for the young 4 5. Team WILD, an elite squadron of science superheroes, needs your help!

The Anatomical Record Part A: They can roll into some kind of ball to protect themselves from predators.

During the breeding season they make some extra space for the offspring.