Species Atelerix frontalis (A. Smith, 1831) (Southern african hedgehog)

Biological classification:
  • kingdom: Animalia
  • - phylum: Chordata
  • -- class: Mammalia
  • --- order: Erinaceomorpha
  • ---- family: Erinaceidae
  • ----- species: Atelerix frontalis
Characteristics:insectivore; the back and flanks are covered with back and white spines; on the forehead is a characteristic white band; the snout is pointed;
Countries:

BW
Botswana
NA
Namibia
ZA
South Africa
ZW
Zimbabwe
Ecoregions:

AT0702
Angolan Mopane woodlands
AT0709
Kalahari Acacia-Baikiaea woodlands
AT0717
Southern Africa bushveld
AT1009
Highveld grasslands
AT1309
Kalahari xeric savanna
Links:
References:Cillié 1997: 180
Date: 2005-02-12
Place: Mooi Plaas, Hardap, Namibia
Creator: Christfried Naumann
Permission: Public Domain

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