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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2008; Bianchi and Mendes, 2007), sloths (Bradypus variegatus and Choloepus hoffmanni; Moreno et al.
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.
Ecologic data use in the multivariate analysis Species Vertical use Rhythm of Lifespan Density of space activity Choloepus didactylus A ND L M Tamandua tetradactyla AT ND L M Bradypus tridactylus A ND L H Dasypus spp.