Specimen Information

Myocastor coypus
Myocastor coypus
(nutria)
Mammals
Exotic

Specimen ID241861
GroupMammals
GenusMyocastor
Speciescoypus
Common Namenutria
StateLA
CountyCameron
LocalityLacassine National Wildlife Refuge
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameMermentau
HUC8 Number08080202
HUC10 NameBell City Drainage
HUC10 Number0808020204
HUC12 NameNorth Canal-Bell City Drainage Canal
HUC12 Number080802020403
Map
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Collection Year1943
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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