Named By: Gregory H. McDonald, James C. Chatters & Timothy J. Gaudin - 2017.
Classification: Chordata, Mammalia, Pilosa, Megalonychidae.
Species: N. xibalbahkah (type).
Known locations: Mexico, Yucatan Peninsula.
Time period: Late Pleistocene.
Fossil representation: Partial skull and jaw.
is a type of ground sloth known to have lived in Mexico during the
- A new genus of megalonychid ground sloth (Mammalia, Xenarthra) from the late Pleistocene of Quintana Roo, Mexico. - Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology. 37 (3): e1307206. - Gregory H. McDonald, James C. Chatters & Timothy J. Gaudin - 2017.