Hemiechinus auritus (Gmelin, 1770)

Augugliaro, Claudio, Paniccia, Chiara, Janchivlamdan, Choikhand, Monti, Ibra E., Boldbaatar, Turmunkh & Munkhtsog, Bariusha, 2019, Mammal inventory in the Mongolian Gobi, with the southeasternmost documented record of the Snow Leopard, Panthera uncia (Schreber, 1775), in the country, Check List 15 (4), pp. 565-578: 575

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http://doi.org/ 10.15560/15.4.565

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scientific name

Hemiechinus auritus (Gmelin, 1770)
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Hemiechinus auritus (Gmelin, 1770)  

Material examined. First individual was recorded in August 11, 2017 in the monitoring site LSH16 (43° 11.039′ N, 105°45.276′ E – time 07:00 am); Figure 6P.

Identification. It is 1 of 2 species belonging to Erinacei- dae which occurr in Mongolia, but their distributions in the country do not overlap. Hemiechinus auritus   is eas- ily recognizable by its relatively longer ears and snout ( Batsaikhan 2014).