Specimen Information

Myocastor coypus
Myocastor coypus
(nutria)
Mammals
Exotic

Specimen ID242000
GroupMammals
GenusMyocastor
Speciescoypus
Common Namenutria
StateMD
CountyDorchester
LocalityBlackwater National Wildlife Refuge
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameTangier
HUC8 Number02080110
HUC10 NameBlackwater River
HUC10 Number0208011002
HUC12 NameColes Creek-Blackwater River
HUC12 Number020801100203
Map
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Collection Year1974
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity fur farm
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:17143
Author:Dixon, K.R., G.R. Willner, J.A. Chapman, W.C. Lane, and D. Pursley
Date:1979
Title:Effects of Trapping and Weather on Body Weights of Feral Nutria in Maryland.
Journal:The Journal of Applied Ecology
Volume:16
Issue:1
Pages:69-76
CommentsNutria trapped between 1974-1977.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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