Definition of Choloepus didactylus
1. Noun. Relatively small fast-moving sloth with two long claws on each front foot.
Generic synonyms: Sloth, Tree Sloth
Group relationships: Choloepus, Genus Choloepus
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Choloepus Didactylus
Literary usage of Choloepus didactylus
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1. How to Work with the Microscope by Lionel Smith Beale (1880)
"Note on the Blood Corpuscles of the Two-toed Sloth, choloepus didactylus," " Microscopical Journal," April, 1867, p. 127. Red blood corpuscles of the frog ..."
2. The Journal of Anatomy and Physiology by Anatomical Society of Great Britain and Ireland (1896)
"Among the Edentata, in two skulls of choloepus didactylus there existed a small but definite process on the outer side of the ..."
3. An Introduction to the Mammalian Dentition by Thomas Wingate Todd (1918)
"B. Two-toed Sloth (choloepus didactylus, 9.313-2). more than minute points in the gums, exhibits a facial skeleton and mandible very similar to those of the ..."