Definition of Family megalonychidae

1. Noun. Mammal family consisting of the two-toed sloths.

Exact synonyms: Megalonychidae
Generic synonyms: Mammal Family
Group relationships: Suborder Xenarthra, Xenarthra
Member holonyms: Choloepus, Genus Choloepus



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Family Megalonychidae

family Mammutidae
family Manidae
family Manteidae
family Mantidae
family Mantispidae
family Marantaceae
family Marattiaceae
family Marchantiaceae
family Marsileaceae
family Martyniaceae
family Mastodontidae
family Mastotermitidae
family Mayacaceae
family Megachilidae
family Megadermatidae
family Megalonychidae
family Megalosauridae
family Megapodiidae
family Megatheriidae
family Melampsoraceae
family Melanthiaceae
family Melastomaceae
family Melastomataceae
family Meleagrididae
family Meliaceae
family Meliphagidae
family Meloidae
family Membracidae
family Menuridae

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. ..."

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