Specimen Information

Myocastor coypus
Myocastor coypus
(nutria)
Mammals
Exotic

Specimen ID242002
GroupMammals
GenusMyocastor
Speciescoypus
Common Namenutria
StateMD
CountyDorchester
LocalityChurch Creek
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameChoptank
HUC8 Number02060005
HUC10 NameLittle Choptank River
HUC10 Number0206000504
HUC12 NameFishing Creek-Little Choptank River
HUC12 Number020600050401
Map
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Collection Year1943
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity fur farm
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:17144
Author:Willner, G.R., J.A. Chapman, and D. Pursley
Date:1979
Title:Reproduction, Physiological Responses, Food Habits, and Abundance of Nutria on Maryland Marshes.
Journal:Wildlife Monographs
Volume:65
Pages:3-43
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected2


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