Taxon profile


Brown-throated Three-toed Sloth
Bradypus variegatus Schinz, 1825

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Mammalia - mammals »  order Xenarthra »  family Bradypodidae - three-toed sloths »  genus Bradypus - three-toed sloth

Scientific synonyms

Arctopithecus blainvillii Gray, 1869
Bradypus blainvillei Thomas, 1917
Bradypus brachydactylus Wagner, 1855
Arctopithecus castaneiceps Gray, 1871
Bradypus dorsalis Fitzinger, 1871
Bradypus tridactylus flaccidus Pittier & Tate, 1932
Bradypus flaccidus Krumbiegel, 1941
Arctopithecus griseus Gray, 1871
Bradypus griseus griseus (Gray, 1871)
Bradypus griseus

Least Concern


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Intertaxon relationships

predator: Panthera onca (Linnaeus, 1758) - Jaguar

Included taxa

Number of records: 7

subspecies Bradypus variegatus boliviensis (Gray, 1871)
subspecies Bradypus variegatus brasiliensis Blainville, 1840
subspecies Bradypus variegatus ephippiger Philippi, 1870
subspecies Bradypus variegatus gorgon Thomas, 1926
subspecies Bradypus variegatus infuscatus Wagler, 1831
subspecies Bradypus variegatus trivittatus Cornalia, 1849
subspecies Bradypus variegatus variegatus Schinz, 1825

Links and literature

EN IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2018-1 [3038]

IUCN Red List of Threatened Species [] [as Bradypus variegatus Schinz, 1825]
Data retrieved on: 3 August 2018
EN Wilson D. E., Reeder D. M. (editors) (2005): Mammal Species of the World (MSW). A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference (3rd ed) [] [as Bradypus variegatus Schinz, 1825]
Data retrieved on: 5 December 2008
CZ Anděra M. (1999): České názvy živočichů II. Savci (Mammalia), Národní muzeum, (zoologické odd.), Praha, 147 pp. [as Bradypus variegatus Schinz, 1825]

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