Specimen Information

Myocastor coypus
Myocastor coypus
(nutria)
Mammals
Exotic

Specimen ID241920
GroupMammals
GenusMyocastor
Speciescoypus
Common Namenutria
StateMN
CountyLake of the Woods
LocalityLake of the Woods County
Mapping AccuracyCentroid
HUC8 NameLower Rainy
HUC8 Number09030008
Map
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Collection Year1949
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
Record TypeSpecimen
DisposalMN Museum of Natural History
Museum Cat Number2804, 2805, 2806
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected3


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