Specimen Information

Myocastor coypus
Myocastor coypus
(nutria)
Mammals
Exotic

Specimen ID241886
GroupMammals
GenusMyocastor
Speciescoypus
Common Namenutria
StateCA
CountyStanislaus
LocalityStanislaus County
Mapping AccuracyCentroid
HUC8 NameMiddle San Joaquin-Lower Merced-Lower Stanislaus
HUC8 Number18040002
Map
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Collection Year1945
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity fur farm
Statuseradicated
Reference 1
Ref. Number:17129
Author:Howard, W.E.
Date:1953
Title:Nutria (Myocastor coypus) in California.
Journal:Journal of Mammalogy
Volume:34
Issue:4
Pages:512-513
CommentsNutria present from 1945 until 1952 when they were eradicated
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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