Specimen Information

Myocastor coypus
Myocastor coypus
(nutria)
Mammals
Exotic

Specimen ID242191
GroupMammals
GenusMyocastor
Speciescoypus
Common Namenutria
StateLA
CountyBeauregard
LocalityBeauregard Parish
Mapping AccuracyCentroid
HUC8 NameWest Fork Calcasieu
HUC8 Number08080205
Map
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Collection Year1960
Year AccuracyEstimated
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity fur farm | dispersed
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:17146
Author:Conner, W.H., and J.R. Toliver.
Date:1987
Title:The Problem of Planting Louisiana Swamplands with Nutria (Myocastor coypus) are Present.
Publisher:University of Nebraska
Pages:42-49
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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