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Xibalbaonyx oviceps Stinnesbeck et al. 2017

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

 

 

Conservation Status

Last record: 10,647 BCE to 10,305 BCE

 

Distribution

Yucatán Peninsula, Mexico

 

Biology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Original scientific description:

Stinnesbeck, Sarah R. et al. (2017). Xibalbaonyx oviceps, a new megalonychid ground sloth (Folivora, Xenarthra) from the Late Pleistocene of the Yucatán Peninsula, Mexico, and its paleobiogeographic significance. Paläontologische Zeitschrift 91(2): 245-271. [Abstract]

 

Other references:

Stinnesbeck, Sarah R. et al. (2018). New insights on the paleogeographic distribution of the Late Pleistocene ground sloth genus Xibalbaonyx along the Mesoamerican Corridor. Journal of South American Earth Sciences 85: 108-120. [Abstract]

Stinnesbeck, Sarah R. et al. (2020). Life and death of the ground sloth Xibalbaonyx oviceps from the Yucatán Peninsula, Mexico. Historical Biology. doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/08912963.2020.1819998 [Abstract]

https://www.ibtimes.com/fossil-12000-year-old-giant-sloth-discovered-underwater-cave-2579799

https://extinctanimals.proboards.com/thread/22624/xibalbaonyx-oviceps

 

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