Mesechinus is a genus of hedgehogs. It contains four species from East Asia:[1]

Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Eulipotyphla
Family: Erinaceidae
Subfamily: Erinaceinae
Genus: Mesechinus
Ognev, 1951
Type species
Erinaceus dauuricus
Sundevall, 1842

M. dauuricus
M. hughi
M. wangii
M. miodon


  1. ^ a b Wilson, D.E.; Reeder, D.M., eds. (2005). Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference (3rd ed.). Johns Hopkins University Press. ISBN 978-0-8018-8221-0. OCLC 62265494.