Specimen Information

Myocastor coypus
Myocastor coypus
(nutria)
Mammals
Exotic

Specimen ID166615
GroupMammals
GenusMyocastor
Speciescoypus
Common Namenutria
StateWA
CountyKing
LocalityLake Washington
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameLake Washington
HUC8 Number17110012
Map
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Collection Year2006
Year AccuracyPublication Year
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity fur farm
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:15637
Author:Dodge, J.
Date:2006
Title:Add nutria to list of Capitol Lake invaders.
Publisher:The Olympian
Issue:April 26
Pages:3
Reference 2
Ref. Number:15640
Author:Stiffler, L.
Date:2006
Title:Bucktoothed rodent joins region's invasive species.
Publisher:Seattle Post-Intelligencer.
Issue:April 14
Pages:5
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected9


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