Specimen Information

Myocastor coypus
Myocastor coypus
(nutria)
Mammals
Exotic

Specimen ID241850
GroupMammals
GenusMyocastor
Speciescoypus
Common Namenutria
StateKS
CountyReno
LocalityPeace Creek (24 miles west and 2 miles north of Hutchinson)
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameGar-Peace
HUC8 Number11030010
HUC10 NamePeace Creek-Arkansas River
HUC10 Number1103001001
HUC12 NameMiddle Peace Creek
HUC12 Number110300100103
Map
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Collection Month9
Collection Year1945
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity fur farm
Statusfailed
Reference 1
Ref. Number:17113
Author:Hoffmeister, D.F., and C.D. Kennedy
Date:1947
Title:The Nutria, a South American Rodent, in Kansas.
Journal:Transactions of the Kansas Academy of Science
Volume:49
Issue:4
Pages:445-446
CommentsCaptured and kept in captivity until its death in January 1946.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1


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