Definition of Genus choloepus

1. Noun. A genus of Megalonychidae consisting of the two-toed sloth.

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Choloepus

genus Chlamydera
genus Chlamydia
genus Chlamydomonas
genus Chlamydosaurus
genus Chlamyphorus
genus Chloranthus
genus Chlorella
genus Chloris
genus Chlorococcum
genus Chlorophis
genus Chlorophoneus
genus Chlorophyllum
genus Chloroxylon
genus Chlorura
genus Choeronycteris
genus Choloepus
genus Chondrus
genus Chordeiles
genus Chordospartium
genus Choriotis
genus Chorizagrotis
genus Chorizema
genus Christella
genus Chronoperates
genus Chrysanthemum
genus Chrysaora
genus Chrysemys
genus Chrysobalanus
genus Chrysochloris
genus Chrysolepis

Literary usage of Genus choloepus

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Annals and Magazine of Natural History by Taylor and Francis, William Jardine (1853)
"... and when the latter is wanting as in the genus Choloepus, the fact that the new process stands aloof, above the zygoma, is enough to prevent its being ..."

2. Organic Evolution by Richard Swann Lull (1917)
"The dorso-lumbar series of vertebrae is often elongated, especially in the tree-sloths of the genus Choloepus (Fig. 73), where the number has apparently ..."

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