Specimen Information

Myocastor coypus
Myocastor coypus
(nutria)
Mammals
Exotic

Specimen ID242166
GroupMammals
GenusMyocastor
Speciescoypus
Common Namenutria
StateMS
CountyJefferson
LocalityJefferson County
Mapping AccuracyCentroid
Centroid TypeCounty
HUC8 NameColes Creek
HUC8 Number08060204
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


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