Specimen Information

Myocastor coypus
Myocastor coypus
(nutria)
Mammals
Exotic

Specimen ID1655490
GroupMammals
GenusMyocastor
Speciescoypus
Common Namenutria
StateOR
CountyLane
LocalityFiddler's Green golf course
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameUpper Willamette
HUC8 Number17090003
HUC10 NameMuddy Creek-Willamette River
HUC10 Number1709000306
HUC12 NameFlat Creek
HUC12 Number170900030603
Map
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Collection Day17
Collection Month8
Collection Year2020
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaydispersed | escaped captivity fur farm
Statusestablished
CommentsThis report was prompted by an invasive species announcement on Nextdoor.com. Fiddler's Green golf course, near a pond on-site. The animal seemed indifferent to the presence of humans. Friends have said they're known to frequent that area.
Record TypeNAS sighting report
VerifierWesley Daniel (USGS)
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2022]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [11/30/2022].

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