Specimen Information

Hydrochoerus hydrochaeris
Hydrochoerus hydrochaeris
(capybara)
Mammals
Exotic

Specimen ID1407680
GroupMammals
GenusHydrochoerus
Specieshydrochaeris
Common Namecapybara
StateFL
CountyPolk
LocalityPolk County, Florida, United States Corner of dean still road and Evans Ranch road
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameWithlacoochee
HUC8 Number03100208
HUC10 NameDobes Hole Lake-Withlacoochee River
HUC10 Number0310020802
HUC12 NameLower Withlacoochee Swamp
HUC12 Number031002080204
Map
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Collection Day8
Collection Month5
Collection Year2017
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity pet | dispersed
Statusestablished
CommentsMonitoring private landowner
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Size30"
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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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