Myocastor coypus
Myocastor coypus
(nutria)
Mammals
Exotic

8 results for Myocastor coypus (nutria)

Impact ID Scientific Name Impact Type Study Type Study Location Impact Description Reference
3344 Myocastor coypus Predation/Herbivory Observational Field Nutria (Myocastor coypus) readily eat cattails (Typhn latifolia) shoots and roots.... 16213
3350 Myocastor coypus Predation/Herbivory Observational Field Damage occurred to nearly every crop grown in the area including alfalfa, grass seed, wheat... 17139
3356 Myocastor coypus Predation/Herbivory Observational Field In this study, Roots were the most important part of the Nutria's (Myocastor coypus) diet.... 17144
3358 Myocastor coypus Predation/Herbivory Observational Field Nutria (Myocastor coypus) commonly foraged intensively on seedlings of Bald Cyprus... 17146
3360 Myocastor coypus Predation/Herbivory Observational Field Nutria (Myocastor coypus) ate Bald Cyprus (Taxodium distichum) seedlings almost... 17146
3380 Myocastor coypus Predation/Herbivory Observational Field Nutria (Myocastor coypus) are opportunistic feeders that consume a variety of emergent... 33929
3386 Myocastor coypus Predation/Herbivory Experimental Field Without protection from herbivores, transplant mortality of Panicum hemitomon totaled... 33932
3393 Myocastor coypus Predation/Herbivory Experimental Field Sagittaria latifolia, Polygonum hydropiperoide and Polygonum hydropiper... 17198

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