Specimen Information

Myocastor coypus
Myocastor coypus
(nutria)
Mammals
Exotic

Specimen ID241851
GroupMammals
GenusMyocastor
Speciescoypus
Common Namenutria
StateWA
CountyKing
LocalityGreen River area
Mapping AccuracyCentroid
HUC8 NameDuwamish
HUC8 Number17110013
Map
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Collection Year1935
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity fur farm
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:17038
Author:Ashbrook, F.G.
Date:1948
Title:Nutrias grow in the United States.
Journal:The Journal of Wildlife Management
Volume:12
Issue:1
Pages:87-95
CommentsNutria escaped after unprecedented flooding event broke enclosure fences.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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