Specimen Information

Myocastor coypus
Myocastor coypus
(nutria)
Mammals
Exotic

Specimen ID242215
GroupMammals
GenusMyocastor
Speciescoypus
Common Namenutria
StateMS
CountyHarrison
LocalityHarrison County
Mapping AccuracyCentroid
HUC8 NameMississippi Coastal
HUC8 Number03170009
Map
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Collection Year1956
Year AccuracyPublication Year
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity fur farm
Statusestablished
Reference 1
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
Commentssite location based upon non-native distribution described in the reference
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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