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Choloepus hoffmanni  Peters, 1858
Taxonomic Serial No.: 624909

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s):    
  Common Name(s): Hoffmann's Two-toed Sloth [English]
 
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
       
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
       

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
       
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria   
       InfrakingdomDeuterostomia   
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                InfraphylumGnathostomata   
                   SuperclassTetrapoda   
                      ClassMammalia Linnaeus, 1758 – mammifčres, mamífero, mammals  
                         SubclassTheria Parker and Haswell, 1897  
                            InfraclassEutheria Gill, 1872  
                               OrderPilosa Flower, 1883  
                                  SuborderFolivora Delsuc, Catzeflis, Stanhope and Douzery, 2001  
                                     FamilyMegalonychidae Ameghino, 1889 – Two-toed Sloths  
                                        GenusCholoepus Illiger, 1811 – two-toed sloths  
                                           SpeciesCholoepus hoffmanni Peters, 1858 – Hoffmann's Two-toed Sloth  
    Direct Children:  
                                              Subspecies Choloepus hoffmanni capitalis J. A. Allen, 1913  
                                              Subspecies Choloepus hoffmanni florenciae J. A. Allen, 1913  
                                              Subspecies Choloepus hoffmanni hoffmanni Peters, 1858  
                                              Subspecies Choloepus hoffmanni juruanus Lönnberg, 1942  
                                              Subspecies Choloepus hoffmanni pallescens Lönnberg, 1928  
       

 References
       
  Expert(s):    
  Expert: Alfred L. Gardner  
  Notes: Curator of North American mammals and Chief of Mammal Section, National Biological Service, Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Washington, DC, USA   
  Reference for: Choloepus hoffmanni    
       
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  Publication(s):    
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Wilson, Don E., and DeeAnn M. Reeder, eds.  
  Publication Date: 1993   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference, 2nd ed., 3rd printing   
  Page(s): xviii + 1207   
  Publisher: Smithsonian Institution Press   
  Publication Place: Washington, DC, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 1-56098-217-9   
  Notes: Corrections were made to text at 3rd printing   
  Reference for: Choloepus hoffmanni   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Wilson, Don E., and DeeAnn M. Reeder, eds.  
  Publication Date: 2005   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference, 3rd ed., vols. 1 & 2   
  Page(s): 2142   
  Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press   
  Publication Place: Baltimore, Maryland, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-8018-8221-4   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Choloepus hoffmanni, Hoffmann's Two-toed Sloth [English]   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Wilson, Don E., and F. Russell Cole  
  Publication Date: 2000   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Common Names of Mammals of the World   
  Page(s): xiv + 204   
  Publisher: Smithsonian Institution Press   
  Publication Place: Washington, DC, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 1-56098-383-3   
  Notes: With contributions by Bernadette N. Graham, Adam P. Potter, and Mariana M. Upmeyer   
  Reference for: Choloepus hoffmanni, Hoffmann's Two-toed Sloth [English]   
       

 Geographic Information
       
  Geographic Division: Middle America  
    South America  
       
  Jurisdiction/Origin:    
 

 

   

 Comments
       
  Comment: Status: CITES - Appendix III (Costa Rica); IUCN - Data Deficient  
 

 

   

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