Phylogenetic relationships among sloths (Mammalia, Xenarthra, Tardigrada): the craniodental evidence

@article{Gaudin2004PhylogeneticRA,
  title={Phylogenetic relationships among sloths (Mammalia, Xenarthra, Tardigrada): the craniodental evidence},
  author={Timothy J. Gaudin},
  journal={Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society},
  year={2004},
  volume={140},
  pages={255-305}
}
  • T. Gaudin
  • Published 2004
  • Biology
  • Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society
This study is undertaken in order to evaluate specific hypotheses of relationship among extant and extinct sloths (Mammalia, Xenarthra, Tardigrada. [...] Key Method A computer-based cladistic investigation of the phylogenetic relationships among 33 sloth genera is performed based upon 286 osteological characteristics of the skull, lower jaw, dentition and hyoid arch.Expand

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