Range Description. Erinaceus roumanicus has a global distribution extending from central and eastern Europe, the Baltic and the Balkan peninsula eastwards . Descriptions and articles about the Northern White-breasted Hedgehog, scientifically known as Erinaceus roumanicus as classified by IUCN Red List ( Species. The range of the E. roumanicus extends in the west as far as Poland, The prevalence of helminth parasites from the hedgehog Erinaceus.

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Very likely a nursing mother, rpumanicus it was healthy and out and about during the day. Mar 11, Comments. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

I agree with Jochen, hedgehogs are not common roumsnicus, although I have occasionally seen them out and about in broad daylight in busy cities. On it certainly influenced the presence of the same species of intermediate host of helminths, climate and habitat conditions. Since the s, it has been considered a separate species in its own right, following new genetic and morphological studies, with five subspecies – E.

During necropsy, we found Crenosoma striatum in lungs of 4 International Union for Conservation of Nature. Keys to the cestode parasites of erinaceua. Views Read Edit View history. Scientific Veterinary Institute of Serbia, V.


At last few years, these animals have become increasingly popular as an exotic household pet due to being unique, cute, low and easy maintenance pets. Eur J Wildl Res. Helminths of the hedgehog, Erinaceus europaeus and E. Journal List J Parasit Dis v.

Northern White-breasted Hedgehog Erinaceus roumanicus

But before I get further into my close encounter with a hedgehog I think it makes sense to share a bit of general hedgehog information, especially erinacceus the Americans in our audience who, like me, might not know much about them. Die Parasitosen des Igels und ihre Behandlung. Introduction Hedgehogs are small mammals, insectivores and fall under the family Erinaceidae.

Some of the western European birders remarked upon how white it was, erinaceis makes sense considering that the European Hedgehog that they are used to is typically darker.

This page was last edited on 28 Octoberat Fine, my best bird was a White-backed Woodpeckeralright? Helminths were determined by the key given by Skrjabin et al. Wikispecies has information related to Erinaceus roumanicus. Best Bird of the Weekend Third of July Mammal encounters are always special, but true, very true, a hedgehog does not beat a White-backed Woodpecker or Bornean Roumanicuss for that matter.

This is the first research of parasitic ruomanicus of hedgehogs in Serbia. The most familiar hedgehog to Americans is probably the European Hedgehog E.

10, Birds Northern White-breasted Hedgehog Erinaceus roumanicus – 10, Birds

It is widespread throughout this range, and there are no signs of a significant population decline. The contents of each organ—lungs, trachea, heart, liver and the digestive tract stomach, small intestine and large intestine —were separated, placed in Petri dishes and examined with stereomicroscope. You and Mike figure out wh It is really no wonder, then, that Jeff and I had no idea exactly what species we were looking at when we first encountered it.


After all, North America has no native hedgehogs and seeing something so outside of our normal experience was pretty exciting, even if the little guy quickly headed for cover and refused to show itself for Clay Taylor, who came upon the scene a minute too late.

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Erinacceus 10, Birds in your email inbox every day. Epidemiological studies on the parasite fauna of hedgehogs conducted in Germany, Norway, Britain and Italy established that C. Blue Birds in 3D Spotting scope review: All words, images, and opinions are the property of their respective authors unless stated otherwise. Apr 23, Comments. Recent Comments Donna said: