Specimen Information

Myocastor coypus
Myocastor coypus
(nutria)
Mammals
Exotic

Specimen ID242137
GroupMammals
GenusMyocastor
Speciescoypus
Common Namenutria
StateLA
CountyVermilion
LocalityVermilion Parish
Mapping AccuracyCentroid
HUC8 NameVermilion
HUC8 Number08080103
Map
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Collection Year1947
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity fur farm | dispersed
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:17038
Author:Ashbrook, F.G.
Date:1948
Title:Nutrias grow in the United States.
Journal:The Journal of Wildlife Management
Volume:12
Issue:1
Pages:87-95
Reference 2
Ref. Number:17188
Author:Harris, V.T.
Date:1956
Title:The Nutria as a Wild Fur Mammal in Louisiana.
Journal:Transcripts of the Twenty-First North American Wildlife Conference
Volume:21
Pages:474-486
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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