Specimen Information

Myocastor coypus
Myocastor coypus
(nutria)
Mammals
Exotic

Specimen ID241889
GroupMammals
GenusMyocastor
Speciescoypus
Common Namenutria
StateTX
CountyJefferson
LocalityPort Arthur
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameSabine Lake
HUC8 Number12040201
HUC10 NameSalt Bayou
HUC10 Number1204020103
HUC12 NameSalt Bayou
HUC12 Number120402010300
Map
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Collection Year1946
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity fur farm
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:16213
Author:Swank, W.G., and G.A. Petrides
Date:1954
Title:Establishment and food habits of the Nutria in Texas.
Journal:Ecology
Volume:35
Issue:2
Pages:172-176
CommentsNutria trapped along the coast
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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