Specimen Information

Myocastor coypus
Myocastor coypus
(nutria)
Mammals
Exotic

Specimen ID241917
GroupMammals
GenusMyocastor
Speciescoypus
Common Namenutria
StateNV
CountyChurchill
LocalityLahontan Valley
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameCarson Desert
HUC8 Number16050203
HUC10 NameSoda Lake-Carson River
HUC10 Number1605020309
HUC12 NameSoda Lake-Carson River
HUC12 Number160502030900
Map
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Collection Year1944
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity fur farm | released
Statusunknown
Reference 1
Ref. Number:17131
Author:Richardson, F.
Date:1954
Title:Nevada Mammal Records.
Journal:Journal of Mammalogy
Volume:35
Issue:4
Pages:579
CommentsEstablished for an unknown amount of time.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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