Specimen Information

Myocastor coypus
Myocastor coypus
(nutria)
Mammals
Exotic

Specimen ID242006
GroupMammals
GenusMyocastor
Speciescoypus
Common Namenutria
StateMD
CountySomerset
LocalitySomerset County
Mapping AccuracyCentroid
Centroid TypeCounty
HUC8 NameTangier
HUC8 Number02080110
Map
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Collection Year1979
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


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