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Definition of the noun Genus Acheus
What does Genus Acheus mean as a name of something?
Genus Acheus is a genus of Bradypodidae, described by Cuvier in 1825.
- synonym: Acheus
- kingdom: Animalia
- phylum: Chordata
- class: Mammalia
- order: Pilosa
- family: Bradypodidae
- genus: Bradypus
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the genus ACHEUs of F. Cuvier. Of these the ai, or three-toed sloth (B. tridactylus, Linn., Plate CCCXXXVII, fig. 2.), is the only animal hitherto supposed to possess nine cervical vertebrae. We have already alluded to the more recent opinion, ...
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