Specimen Information

Myocastor coypus
Myocastor coypus
(nutria)
Mammals
Exotic

Specimen ID241931
GroupMammals
GenusMyocastor
Speciescoypus
Common Namenutria
StateIA
CountyFremont
LocalityMissouri River (R.M. 562) [across from Nebraska City]
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameKeg-Weeping Water
HUC8 Number10240001
HUC10 NameHorse Creek-Missouri River
HUC10 Number1024000103
HUC12 NameHorse Creek Ditch-Possum Creek
HUC12 Number102400010306
Map
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Collection Month11
Collection Year1957
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity fur farm
Statusfailed
Reference 1
Ref. Number:17136
Author:Velich, R.
Date:1961
Title:Notes on Mammals from Nebraska and Southwestern Iowa.
Journal:Journal of Mammalogy
Volume:42
Issue:1
Pages:92-94
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Size14.5 lb


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