Specimen Information

Myocastor coypus
Myocastor coypus
(nutria)
Mammals
Exotic

Specimen ID241929
GroupMammals
GenusMyocastor
Speciescoypus
Common Namenutria
StateNC
CountyDare
LocalityPea Island
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameAlbemarle
HUC8 Number03010205
HUC10 NameCroatan Sound
HUC10 Number0301020515
HUC12 NameHatteras Island-Pamlico Sound
HUC12 Number030102051505
Map
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Collection Month7
Collection Year1959
Year AccuracyPublication Year
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity fur farm
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:17135
Author:Hailman, J.P.
Date:1961
Title:Sterotyped Feeding Behavior of a North Carolina Nutria.
Journal:Journal of Mammalogy
Volume:42
Issue:2
Pages:269
CommentsAuthor observed the feeding behavior of nutria.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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