Bradypus pygmaeus

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Taxonavigation[edit]

Taxonavigation: Folivora

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Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Cladus: Chordata Craniata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Superclassis: Tetrapoda
Cladus: Reptiliomorpha
Cladus: Amniota
Cladus: Synapsida
Cladus: Eupelycosauria
Cladus: Sphenacodontia
Cladus: Sphenacodontoidea
Ordo: Therapsida
Cladus: Theriodontia
Subordo: Cynodontia
Infraordo: Eucynodontia
Cladus: Probainognathia
Cladus: Prozostrodontia
Cladus: Mammaliaformes
Classis: Mammalia
Subclassis: Trechnotheria
Infraclassis: Zatheria
Supercohort: Theria
Cohort: Eutheria
Cohort: Placentalia
Superordo: Xenarthra
Ordo: Pilosa
Subordo: Folivora

Familia: Bradypodidae
Genus: Bradypus
Species: Bradypus pygmaeus

Name[edit]

Bradypus pygmaeus R.P. Anderson & Handley, 2001

Type locality: Panamá, Bocas del Toro, "Isla Escudo de Veraguas, West Point"

References[edit]

  • R.P. Anderson and C.O. Handley: A new species of three-toed sloth (Mammalia: Xenarthra) from Panama, with a review of the genus Bradypus. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington 114(1): 1-33 (2001).
  • Bradypus pygmaeus in Mammal Species of the World.
    Wilson, Don E., & Reeder, DeeAnn M. (editors) (2005). Mammal Species of the World — A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference. Third edition. ISBN 0801882214.

Vernacular names[edit]

català: Peresós pigmeu
English: Pygmy Three-toed Sloth
português: Preguiça-anã