Specimen Information

Myocastor coypus
Myocastor coypus
(nutria)
Mammals
Exotic

Specimen ID241919
GroupMammals
GenusMyocastor
Speciescoypus
Common Namenutria
StateMN
CountyRice
LocalityFaribault
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameCannon
HUC8 Number07040002
HUC10 NameStraight River
HUC10 Number0704000203
HUC12 NameStraight River
HUC12 Number070400020310
Map
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Collection Year1947
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity fur farm
Statusfailed
Reference 1
Ref. Number:17132
Author:Gunderson, H.L.
Date:1955
Title:Nutria, Myocaster coypus, in Minnesota.
Journal:Journal of Mammalogy
Volume:36
Issue:3
Pages:465
Reference 2
Ref. Number:17833
Author:Hazard, E.B.
Date:1982
Title:The Mammals of Minnesota.
Publisher:University of Minnesota Press, Minneapolis.
Pages:170-172
CommentsNutria killed on the highway
Record TypeSpecimen
DisposalMN Museum of Natural History
Museum Cat Number2456
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1


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