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Erinaceinae

Source Data
SourceIDLink
Global Biodiversity Information Facility ID (GBIF)Not linked to a GBIF record.
PaleoBioDB ID (PBDB)67971https://paleobiodb.org/classic/checkTaxonInfo?taxon_no=67971
Ranksubfamily (PBDB)
Taxonomy (PBDB)Life : Animalia : Chordata : Mammalia : Lipotyphla : Erinaceidae : Erinaceinae
Classification
(PBDB,GBIF)
RankNameAuthor
-Eukaryota
-OpisthokontaCavalier-Smith 1987
kingdomAnimalia
-TriploblasticaLankester 1877
-NephrozoaJondelius et al. 2002
-DeuterostomiaGrobben 1908
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrataLamarck 1801
superclassGnathostomataGegenbauer 1874
-Osteichthyes
-SarcopterygiiRomer 1955
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha
subclassTetrapodomorpha
-Tetrapoda
-ReptiliomorphaSäve-Söderbergh 1934
-AnthracosauriaSäve-Söderbergh 1934
-Batrachosauria
-Cotylosauria
-AmniotaHaeckel 1866
-SynapsidaOsborn 1903
-Therapsida
infraorderCynodontia
-EpicynodontiaHopson and Kitching 2001
infraorderEucynodontiaKemp 1982
-ProbainognathiaHopson 1990
-MammaliamorphaRowe 1988
-MammaliaformesRowe 1988
classMammaliaLinnaeus 1758
subclassTribosphenida
infraclassEutheria
-PlacentaliaOwen 1837
orderLipotyphlaHaeckel 1866
familyErinaceidaeFischer von Waldheim 1817
subfamilyErinaceinaeFischer de Waldheim 1817
Opinions (PBDB)
NameRankOpinionEvidenceAuthor
Erinaceinaesubfamilybelongs to Erinaceidaestated without evidenceSchlosser, 1877
Erinaceinaesubfamilybelongs to Erinaceidaestated with evidenceGould, 1995
Erinaceinaesubfamilybelongs to ErinaceidaeimpliedMcKenna and Bell, 1997
Erinaceinaesubfamilybelongs to Erinaceidaestated without evidenceLopatin, 2006
Status (PBDB)extant
Taxon Size (PBDB)41
Extant Size (PBDB)6 (15%)
First Recorded Appearance37.2 - 33.9 Ma
Paleogene
Environmentterrestrial (based on Eutheria)
Motilityactively mobile (based on Osteichthyes)
Dietinsectivore, carnivore (based on Erinaceidae)
Taphonomyphosphatic (based on Vertebrata)
Primary Reference (PBDB)M. C. McKenna and S. K. Bell. 1997. Classification of Mammals Above the Species Level

Subtaxa

NameStatusCommon Name(s)Fossil OccurrencesOldestYoungest
Amphechinini
tribe
listed (PBDB)10337.2 Ma
Eocene
2.59 Ma
Pleistocene
Erinaceini
tribe
listed (PBDB)220.4 Ma
Miocene
0 Ma
Extant
Scymnericini
tribe
listed (PBDB)133.9 Ma
Oligocene
33.9 Ma
Oligocene
Atelerix
genus
doubtful (GBIF)
listed (PBDB)
311.1 Ma
Miocene
0 Ma
Extant
Hemiechinus
genus
accepted (GBIF)
listed (PBDB)
15.33 Ma
Miocene
0 Ma
Extant
Hibbarderix
genus
accepted (GBIF)
listed (PBDB)
220.4 Ma
Miocene
20.4 Ma
Miocene
Mesechinus
genus
accepted (GBIF)
listed (PBDB)
Steppe Hedgehog0 Ma
Extant
Mioechinus
genus
accepted (GBIF)
listed (PBDB)
1116.0 Ma
Miocene
7.25 Ma
Miocene
Oligoechinus
genus
listed (PBDB)133.9 Ma
Oligocene
33.9 Ma
Oligocene

Synonymy List

YearName and Author
1817Erinaceinae Fischer de Waldheim p. 372
1877Erinaceinae Schlosser p. 89
1967Erinaceinae Van Valen
1995Erinaceinae Gould p. 7
1997Erinaceinae McKenna and Bell p. 278
2006Erinaceinae Lopatin

References

McKenna M. C., Bell S. K. (1997) , Classification of Mammals Above the Species Level, 1-640
Schlosser M. Die Affen, Lemuren, Chiropteren, Insectivoren, Marsupialier, Creodonten und Carnivoren des Europaischen Tertiars, Beitrage zur Paleontologie Osterreich-Ungarns un des Orients 6, 1-224
Van Valen L. (1967) New Paleocene insectivores and insectivore classification, Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 135 5, 217-284
Gould G. C. (1995) Hedgehog phylogeny (Mammalia, Erinaceidae); the reciprocal illumination of the quick and the dead, American Museum Novitates 3131, 1-65
Lopatin A. V. (2006) Early Paleogene insectivore mammals of Asia and establishment of the major groups of Insectivora, Paleontological Journal 40 3, S205-S405
Data courtesy of: PBDB: The Paleobiology Database, Creative Commons CC-BY licenced. , GBIF: the Global Biodiversity Information Facility, various licences, iDigBio, various licences, and EOL: The Encyclopedia of Life (Open Data Public Domain). Because fossils are made of minerals too!
Data courtesy of: PBDB: The Paleobiology Database, Creative Commons CC-BY licenced. , GBIF: the Global Biodiversity Information Facility, various licences, iDigBio, various licences, and EOL: The Encyclopedia of Life (Open Data Public Domain). Because fossils are made of minerals too!
 
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