Specimen Information

Myocastor coypus
Myocastor coypus
(nutria)
Mammals
Exotic

Specimen ID242183
GroupMammals
GenusMyocastor
Speciescoypus
Common Namenutria
StateNC
CountyDare
LocalityCape Hatteras
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NamePamlico Sound
HUC8 Number03020105
HUC10 NamePamlico Sound-Hatteras Inlet
HUC10 Number0302010503
HUC12 NameOceanside Seashore-Cape Hatteras
HUC12 Number030201050307
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
CommentsFrom Cape Hatteras to 12 miles north.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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