Specimen Information

Myocastor coypus
Myocastor coypus
(nutria)
Mammals
Exotic

Specimen ID1657512
GroupMammals
GenusMyocastor
Speciescoypus
Common Namenutria
StateNC
CountyWayne
LocalityPrivate ponds in Goldsboro, NC
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameMiddle Neuse
HUC8 Number03020202
HUC10 NameWalnut Creek-Neuse River
HUC10 Number0302020201
HUC12 NameLake Wakena-Walnut Creek
HUC12 Number030202020106
Map
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Collection Day6
Collection Month4
Collection Year2021
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaydispersed
Statusunknown
CommentsThe homeowner verified the orange teeth. Two nutrias were trapped and removed.
Record TypeNAS sighting report
VerifierWesley Daniel (USGS)
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected2
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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [6/18/2021].

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