Specimen Information

Myocastor coypus
Myocastor coypus
(nutria)
Mammals
Exotic

Specimen ID1655493
GroupMammals
GenusMyocastor
Speciescoypus
Common Namenutria
StateTX
CountyHarris
LocalityColes crossing trails in the creeks
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameSpring
HUC8 Number12040102
HUC10 NameLittle Cypress Creek-Cypress Creek
HUC10 Number1204010201
HUC12 NameDry Creek-Cypress Creek
HUC12 Number120401020104
Map
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Collection Day28
Collection Month1
Collection Year2021
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaydispersed | escaped captivity fur farm
Statusestablished
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 [10/4/2022].

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