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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The result of helminthological examination of 28 hedgehogs died at traffic accident and 12 samples of feces collected from pets hedgehogs during — were presented. roummanicus
Three species of helminths were found: Crenosoma striatumHymenolepis erinacei and Aonchotheca erinacei. This is the first research of parasitic fauna of hedgehogs in Eoumanicus. Hedgehogs are small mammals, insectivores and fall under the family Erinaceidae. The main characteristic of this family is the presence of roumwnicus on their bodies, here are sixteen extant species of spiny hedgehog in five genera, found through parts of Europe, Asia, Africa and New Zealand where is introduced.
On the territory of Europe live North African hedgehog— Atelerix algiruswestern European hedgehog— Erinaceus europaeus and northern white-breasted hedgehog— Erinaceus roumanicus. The range of the E.
It is widespread throughout this range, and there are no signs of a significant population decline. Hedgehogs usually move at night and spend most of the day sleeping in a hole in the ground or hidden under grasses, shrubs and stones. These mammals are quite common in roumanicks environments for example, in gardens, parks and backyards, city forest, picnic area and cemeteries.
Erinaveus last few years, these animals have become increasingly popular as an exotic household pet due to being unique, cute, low and easy maintenance pets. Research of parasitic fauna of hedgehogs is mostly conducted in Europe and the Middle East Saupe ; Matuschka ; Majeed et al. In Serbia, this is the first research of parasitic fauna of hedgehogs.
Between April and Decemberwe examined 28 hedgehogs died at traffic accident and 12 samples of feces were collected from pets hedgehogs.
Northern White-breasted Hedgehog Erinaceus roumanicus
Dead hedgehogs were examined by necropsy. 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.
Helminths were determined by the key given by Skrjabin et al.
Infection with helminths was found in Polyparasitism involving two species was detected in During necropsy, we found Crenosoma striatum in lungs of 4 Coprological examination of pets hedgehogs revealed the presence of eggs of A. Coprological examination of a dead hedgehogs coincides with the autopsy findings. Epidemiological studies on the parasite fauna of hedgehogs conducted in Germany, Norway, Britain and Italy established that C. During our examination, we found two helminth species H.
These helminth species, together with Aonchotheca spp. Our studies show that the parasitic fauna of hedgehogs in Serbia is no different from parasites species that are found in other parts of Europe. On it certainly influenced the presence of the same species of intermediate host of helminths, climate and habitat conditions.
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Received Aug 15; Erinafeus Sep Abstract The result of helminthological examination of 28 hedgehogs died at traffic accident and 12 samples of feces collected from pets hedgehogs during — were presented.
Introduction Hedgehogs are small mammals, insectivores and fall under the family Erinaceidae. Materials and methods Between April and Decemberwe examined 28 hedgehogs died at traffic accident and 12 samples of feces were collected from pets hedgehogs.
10, Birds Northern White-breasted Hedgehog Erinaceus roumanicus – 10, Birds
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