Specimen Information

Myocastor coypus
Myocastor coypus
(nutria)
Mammals
Exotic

Specimen ID242155
GroupMammals
GenusMyocastor
Speciescoypus
Common Namenutria
StateLA
CountySt. John the Baptist
LocalitySt. John the Baptist Parish
Mapping AccuracyCentroid
Centroid TypeCounty
HUC8 NameLake Maurepas
HUC8 Number08070204
Map
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Collection Year1958
Year AccuracyPublication Year
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity fur farm | dispersed
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:17133
Author:Presnall, C.C.
Date:1958
Title:The Present Status of Exotic Mammals in the United States.
Journal:The Journal of Wildlife Management
Volume:22
Issue:1
Pages:45-50
Commentssite location based upon non-native distribution described in the reference
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number of Breeding Males1


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