Specimen Information

Myocastor coypus
Myocastor coypus
(nutria)
Mammals
Exotic

Specimen ID241859
GroupMammals
GenusMyocastor
Speciescoypus
Common Namenutria
StateLA
CountyCameron
LocalitySabine National Wildlife Refuge
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Calcasieu
HUC8 Number08080206
HUC10 NameBlack Lake Bayou-Starks North Canal
HUC10 Number0808020604
HUC12 NameStarks North Canal-Central Canal
HUC12 Number080802060403
Map
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Collection Year1941
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
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recordlocale
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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