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Coconino Cavern

AZ: Coconino Co., 1640 m


Coconino Cavern (Grand Canyon Caverns)Age. Rancholabrean (Lindsay and Tessman 1974).

General Description. The cave is now commercialized and currently known as Grand Canyon Caverns.


Nothrotheriops shastensis—Shasta Ground Sloth (Lindsay and Tessman 1974)

As Nothrotherium (Lindsay and Tessman 1974).
Mead et al. (2005) change the identification of the sloth from Nothrotheriops to Megalonyx jeffersoni, citing McDonald et al. in review. As near as I can tell, this has not been published.

Literature. Lindsay and Tessman 1974; Mead et al 2005.


Last Update: 17 Dec 2012