Specimen Information

Myocastor coypus
Myocastor coypus
(nutria)
Mammals
Exotic

Specimen ID241925
GroupMammals
GenusMyocastor
Speciescoypus
Common Namenutria
StateOR
CountyUnion
LocalityGrande Ronde River
Mapping AccuracyCentroid
HUC8 NameLower Snake-Asotin
HUC8 Number17060103
Map
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Collection Year1946
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity fur farm
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:17139
Author:Kuhn, L.W., and E.P. Peloquin
Date:1974
Title:Oregon's Nutria Problem.
Journal:Proceedings of the 6th Vertebrate Pest Conference
Pages:101-105
Reference 2
Ref. Number:17133
Author:Presnall, C.C.
Date:1958
Title:The Present Status of Exotic Mammals in the United States.
Journal:The Journal of Wildlife Management
Volume:22
Issue:1
Pages:45-50
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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