Specimen Information

Hydrochoerus hydrochaeris
Hydrochoerus hydrochaeris
(capybara)
Mammals
Exotic

Specimen ID1407679
GroupMammals
GenusHydrochoerus
Specieshydrochaeris
Common Namecapybara
StateFL
CountyPolk
LocalityPolk County, Florida, United States About 150 yards west of Brahma rd. on the south side of the road.
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameWithlacoochee
HUC8 Number03100208
HUC10 NameWithlacoochee Swamp
HUC10 Number0310020801
HUC12 NamePony Creek
HUC12 Number031002080104
Map
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Collection Day22
Collection Month6
Collection Year2017
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity pet | dispersed
Statusfailed
CommentsFound near wetlands
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Year ClassAdult
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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2022]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [12/8/2022].

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