Definition of Family megalonychidae
1. Noun. Mammal family consisting of the two-toed sloths.
Generic synonyms: Mammal Family
Group relationships: Suborder Xenarthra, Xenarthra
Member holonyms: Choloepus, Genus Choloepus
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Family Megalonychidae
Literary usage of Family megalonychidae
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1. Additions to the Pleistocene Mammal Faunas of South Carolina, North Carolina by Albert E. Sanders (2002)
"... 199) in Dorchester County is the first record of this species in the Middle Pleistocene of South Carolina. Order PILOSA Family MEGALONYCHIDAE Subfamily ..."
2. Iowa Geological Survey: Report (1914)
"... family megalonychidae. Ground-sloths of small to large size; with a long and cylindrical skull, more or less constricted behind the orbits. ..."
3. Reports and Papers by Iowa Geological Survey (1914)
"family megalonychidae. Ground-sloths of small to large size; with a long and cylindrical skull, more or less constricted hehind the orbits. ..."