Erinaceus europaeus Linnaeus 1758 (Family Erinaceidae)


Tracks

Body Length: Male 188-263mm, Female 179-257mm; Tail Length: Male 17-35mm, Female 17-31mm; Weight: Male 900-1200g, Female 800-1025g;
Home Range: Male 15-40ha, Female 5-12ha;
Breeding Period: May - July, September; Gestation: 31-35 Days;
Litter Size: 2-7; Birth Weight: 10-25g; Lactation: 28-42 Days

Biotopes:
Beech Forest

Around Buildings
Principal Food:
Coleoptera

Lepidoptera

Forficulidae

Araneae

Phalangiidae

Lumbricidae

Gastropoda

Lithobidae

Craspedosomatidae

Polydesmidae
Predators:
Corvus corax


Pictures © 2003, 2004 J.K. Lindsey

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