Specimen Information

Hydrochoerus hydrochaeris
Hydrochoerus hydrochaeris
(capybara)
Mammals
Exotic

Specimen ID1736008
GroupMammals
GenusHydrochoerus
Specieshydrochaeris
Common Namecapybara
StateFL
CountyPinellas
LocalityOmitted by NAS
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameTampa Bay
HUC8 Number03100206
HUC10 NameMoccasin Creek-Double Branch Frontal
HUC10 Number0310020601
HUC12 NameMoccasin Creek-Double Branch Frontal
HUC12 Number031002060103
Map
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Collection Day6
Collection Month11
Collection Year2017
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity pet
Reference 1
Ref. Number:24369
Author:Center for Invasive Species and Ecosystem Health.
Date:2019
Title:EDDMapS: Early detection and distribution mapping system
Publisher:The University of Georgia
CommentsEDDMapS report ID: 5236341
Record TypeLiterature
VerifierFlorida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2024]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [5/21/2024].

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