Choloepus


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Related to Choloepus: Choloepus hoffmanni, genus Choloepus
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Noun1.Choloepus - a genus of Megalonychidae consisting of the two-toed sloth
mammal genus - a genus of mammals
family Megalonychidae, Megalonychidae - mammal family consisting of the two-toed sloths
Choloepus didactylus, two-toed sloth, unai, unau - relatively small fast-moving sloth with two long claws on each front foot
Choloepus hoffmanni, two-toed sloth, unai, unau - a sloth of Central America that has two long claws on each forefoot and three long claws on each hindfoot
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Recientemente, se ha reportado el uso de ketamina-dexmedetomidinamidazolam (KDMid) en Choloepus hoffmanni, con la inclusion de atipamezol (Rojas, 2011); sin embargo, dexmedetomidina ha dejado de ser ofrecida en el pais (Coronel F, Lima, comunicacion personal).
Chucha -- CINGULATA Dasypodidae Dasypus novemcinctus Armadillo 1 PILOSA Megalonychidae Choloepus hoffmanni Perezoso -- Myrmecophagidae Tamandua mexicana Hormiguero -- CARNIVORA Canidae Canidae sp.
VU (VU) 1 Cuvier, 1825) Dasypus novemcinctus LC (Linnaeus, 1758) Didelphis marsupialis LC (Linnaeus, 1758) Choloepus hoffmanni (Peters, LC 3 1858) Myrmecophaga tridactyla VU 2 (Linnaeus, 1758) Tamandua mexicana (Saussure, LC 3 1860) Aotus lemurinus (I.
2008; Bianchi and Mendes, 2007), sloths (Bradypus variegatus and Choloepus hoffmanni; Moreno et al.
Moreover, we have reported earlier that the deer Mazama rufina and the sloth Choloepus hoffmanni have been found in both Andean forests and reforestations of the Reserve above 2500 m of altitude (Sanchez & Alvear 2003).
Se han descrito como reservorios de la enfermedad en las selvas colombianas: Choloepus hoffmani (perezoso de dos dedos), Bradypus griseus (perezoso de tres dedos), posiblemente roedores del genero Proechimys sp (rata espinosa) y canidos del genero Procyon sp (el mapache o zorra manglera) (8).
Further, the phylogenetic relationship between these groups is unclear (Gaudin 1995), although the hypothesis of Gaudin (2004) has a very distant relationship between mylodont sloths, including Paramylodon, and the living Bradypus and Choloepus.
TABLA II MAMIFEROS REGISTRADOS EN LOS DIFERENTES ECOSISTEMAS EVALUADOS EN CINCO AREAS PILOTO DEL DELTA DEL ORINOCO (PROYECTO VEN/99/G31) Areas Piloto Taxa / Unidad ecologica Gremio AP1 AP2 Br He Bp Marsupialia Didelphidae Didelphis marsupialis (1,2,3) COSA E E * Lutreolina crassicaudata COTE E Marmosa murina (4,5) IOSA Metachirus nudicaudatus IOTE Micoureus demerarae (5,6) IOSA Philander opossum (7) IOSA Xenarthra Bradypodidae Bradypus tridactylus (2) Megalonychidae Choloepus didactylus E Myrmecophagidae Cyclopes didactylus E Myrmecophaga tridactyla E E E Tamandua tetrudactyla E E E Dasypodidae * Dasypus novemcinctus Chiroptera Emballonuridae Cormura brevirostris (8) IABD A * Diclidurus isabellus (9) IZCA 1/A * Diclidurus sp.
Benirschke & Powell (1985) examining placenta to term of Bradypus tridactylus and Choloepus hoffimanni in the electronic microscope, they observed that the placenta was formed approximately of 20 nodules disks.
Order/Family Scientific Name Common Name Method 2008 DIDELPHIMORPHIA Didelphidae Didelphis Common Opossum VC marsupialis Micoeurus regina Mouse Opossum VC PILOSA Bradypodidae Bradypus variegatus Three-toed Sloth VC Megalonychidae Choloepus spp.