Definition of Choloepus didactylus

1. Noun. Relatively small fast-moving sloth with two long claws on each front foot.

Exact synonyms: Two-toed Sloth, Unai, Unau
Generic synonyms: Sloth, Tree Sloth
Group relationships: Choloepus, Genus Choloepus



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Choloepus Didactylus

Chocenyo
Chochenyo
Choco tinamou
Choco tinamous
Choctaw
Choctaw turn
Choctaws
Chod
Chodzko's reflex
Choeronycteris
Choeronycteris mexicana
Cholargos
Cholargus
Cholmondeley
Choloepus
Choloepus didactylus
Choloepus hoffmanni
Cholon
Chomskian
Chomsky
Chomskyan
Chondrichthyes
Chondrus crispus
Chongjin
Chongqing
Chontales
Chopart
Chopart's amputation
Chopart's joint
Chopawamsic

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 ..."

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