Bradypus Linnaeus 1758 (edentate)

Mammalia - Xenarthra

Full reference: C. Linnaeus. 1758. Systema Naturae per Regna Tria Naturae, Secundum Classes, Ordines, Genera, Species, cum Characteribus, Differentiis, Synonymis, Locis. Editio Decima 1:1-824

Parent taxon: Tardigrada according to T. J. Gaudin 1995

See also Gray 1825 and Linnaeus 1758

Sister taxa: Mylodontoidea, Rathymotheriidae, Eucholoeops, Eutardigrada, Pelecyodon, Schismotherium

Subtaxa: Bradypus griseus Bradypus tridactylus

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Type: Bradypus tridactylus

Ecology: ground dwelling omnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Brazil (1 collection), Panama (1), Peru (1)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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