Definition of Choloepus hoffmanni

1. Noun. A sloth of Central America that has two long claws on each forefoot and three long claws on each hindfoot.

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 Hoffmanni

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
Chopin

Literary usage of Choloepus hoffmanni

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1. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History by American Museum of Natural History (1904)
"J nat. size. Bulletin, XVI, 1902, pp. 264, 265, and for measurements of the series see ibid., p. 278.) 6. choloepus hoffmanni Peters. ..."

2. Foundations of Biology by Lorande Loss Woodruff (1922)
"FIGURE TITLE PAGE 163 Foot postures of Mammals 316 164 Sloth (choloepus hoffmanni) . 317 165 Mole (Talpa europea) 317 166 Porpoise (Phocaena communis) 317 ..."

3. Forms of Animal Life: A Manual of Comparative Anatomy : with Descriptions of by George Rolleston, William Hatchett Jackson (1888)
"The cervical vertebrae are reduced to six in the Manatee, in choloepus hoffmanni among Edentata, and increased to nine in Bradypus tridactylus in the Order ..."

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