A faintly visible central parting of the spines at the crown of the head, short ears and a well-developed big toe on the hind foot. Colouration can vary from dark brown through to pale or even albino variations.
|Scientific Name||Common Name||Found in|
|E. europeaus||Western European hedgehog||Britain, Ireland, southern Scandinavia, Western Europe, New Zealand*|
|E. concolor||Eastern European hedgehog||Eastern Europe,|
|E. amurensis||Chinese hedgehog||China and the Korean Penisular|