Specimen Information

Myocastor coypus
Myocastor coypus
(nutria)
Mammals
Exotic

Specimen ID242009
GroupMammals
GenusMyocastor
Speciescoypus
Common Namenutria
StateMD
CountyGarrett
LocalityKitzmiller
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameNorth Branch Potomac
HUC8 Number02070002
HUC10 NameStony River-North Branch Potomac River
HUC10 Number0207000202
HUC12 NameLostland Run-North Branch Potomac River
HUC12 Number020700020205
Map
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Collection Month12
Collection Year1966
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity fur farm
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:17145
Author:Harman, D.M., and T. Thoerig
Date:1968
Title:Occurence of the Porcupine Erethizon dorsatum and the Nutria Myocastor coypus bonariensis in Western Maryland.
Journal:Chesepeake Science
Volume:9
Issue:2
Pages:138-139
CommentsOne nutria seen around town and caught.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected2
Number Released20


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