Tamandua tetradactyla


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Noun1.Tamandua tetradactyla - small toothless anteater with prehensile tail and four-clawed forelimbsTamandua tetradactyla - small toothless anteater with prehensile tail and four-clawed forelimbs; of tropical South America and Central America
New World anteater, anteater - any of several tropical American mammals of the family Myrmecophagidae which lack teeth and feed on ants and termites
genus Tamandua - lesser anteater
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Other, less commonly sighted species include the collared anteater (Tamandua tetradactyla), giant anteater (Myrmecophaga tridactyla), tayra (Eira barbara) and shy three-toed and two-toed sloths (Bradypus variegatus and Cheloepus didactylus).
TABLE 2 Mammals' roadkill on BR-050 highway, Uberlandia-Uberaba, Minas Gerais state, Brazil (2012-2013) Taxa N C% (1) Roadkill rate (2) Mammalia (non identified species) 43 8.9 0.53 Didelphimorphia Didelphidae Didelphis albiventris Lund, 1840 7 1.5 0.08 Lutreolina crassicaudata (Desmarest, 1804) 2 0.4 0.02 Pilosa Myrmecophagidae (non identified species) 1 0.2 0.01 Myrmecophaga tridactyla Linnaeus, 1758 3 0.6 0.03 Tamandua tetradactyla (Linnaeus, 1758) 14 2.9 0.17 Cingulata Dasypodidae (non identified species) 15 3.1 0.18 Cabassous sp.
Taxon Percentage of Records (%) (Order and Species) Diurnal Crepuscular Nocturnal Didelphimorphia Didelphis albiventris 25.0 75.0 (Lund, 1840) Pilosa Tamandua tetradactyla 100 (Linnaeus, 1758) Cingulata Dasypus novemcinctus 11.1 88.9 (Linnaeus, 1758) Artiodactyla Mazama gouazoubira 50.0 10.0 40.0 (G.
Existen dos especies de tamandua, el Tamandua mexicana, que se encuentra desde el sureste de Mexico hasta el suroeste de America del Sur, y el Tamandua tetradactyla, que esta presente desde el noroeste de Venezuela hasta el norte de Argentina y Uruguay, incluyendo la isla de Trinidad, las Guayanas, Brasil, Uruguay y Paraguay, asi como la cuenca occidental del Amazonas de Colombia, Ecuador, Peru y Bolivia (Gardner, 2007).
La alusion de 'verdadero' tiene que ver con las confusiones de la cultura popular venezolana al referirse animales que no pertenecen a la familia Ursidae; tal es el caso de los 'osos hormigueros' (Myrmecophaga tridactyla), los 'osos meleros o tamanduas' (Tamandua tetradactyla) y el 'osito lavador' (Procyon cancrivorus).
Schulze.--Cuatro machos colectados en "oso hormiguero", Tamandua tetradactyla, procedente de Restrepo, Int.
tate = Tapirus terrestris, nana = Nasua nasua, sybr = Sylvilagus brasiliensis, dano = Dasypus novemcinctus, euse = Euphractus sexcinctus, tamte = Tamandua tetradactyla, lepa=Leoparduspardalis, puya=Puma yagouarundi, tape = Tayassu pecari, peta=Pecari tajacu, guin = Guerlinguetus ingrami, cupa = Cuniculus paca, maam = Mazama americana, mago = Mazama gouazoubira, eiba=Eira barbara, dale = Dasyprocta leporina.
The animals analyzed were 18 three-toed sloths (Bradypus tridactylus), one two-toed sloth (Choloepus didactylus), one black dwarf porcupine (Coendou nycthemera), six southern tamanduas (Tamandua tetradactyla), 25 red-tailed boa (Boa constrictor), one green anaconda (Eunectes murinus), two green iguanas (Iguana iguana), and two Amazon false fer-de-lances (Xenodon severus).
Segundo Tortato (2008), foram registradas 25 especies de mamiferos nativos, incluidas em 16 familias: Didelphis albiventris, Dasypus novemcinctus, Cabassous tatouay, Tamandua tetradactyla, Alouata guariba, Sapajus nigritus, Cerdocyon thous, Leopardus pardalis, Leopardus tigrinus, Leopardus wiedii, Eira barbara, Nasua nasua, Procyon cancrivorus, Pecari tajacu, Mazama guazoubira, Mazama nana, Akodon sp., Oligoryzomys nigripes, Oryzomys russatus, Thaptomys nigrita, Hydrochoerus hydrochaeris, Sphiggurus villosus, Cuniculus paca, Dasyprocta azarae, Myocastor coypus.
(2013) studied the composition of the lumbosacral plexus of the collared anteater (Tamandua tetradactyla) and observed the contribution of lumbar branches (L1-L3) in all studied specimens, and also the participation of T18 in 75% of them in the formation of the femoral nerve.
Compared to them we found no evidence of seven species: Bradypus variegatus Schinz 1825, Cyclopes didactylus (Linnaeus 1758), Tamandua tetradactyla (Linnaeus 1758), Coendou bicolor (Tschudi 1844), Sylvilagus brasiliensis (Linnaeus 1758), Leopardus colocolo (Molina 1782), and Panthera onca (Linnaeus 1758).