Specimen Information

Myocastor coypus
Myocastor coypus
(nutria)
Mammals
Exotic

Specimen ID242232
GroupMammals
GenusMyocastor
Speciescoypus
Common Namenutria
StateOH
CountyDefiance
LocalityDefiance County
Mapping AccuracyCentroid
HUC8 NameLower Maumee
HUC8 Number04100009
Map
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Collection Year1961
Year AccuracyPublication Year
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity fur farm
Statusfailed
Reference 1
Ref. Number:17191
Author:Bednarik, K.E.
Date:1961
Title:Nutria in Ohio.
Publisher:Ohio Department of Natural Resources Division of Wildlife.
Issue:W-94
Pages:5-6
CommentsNutria previously recorded from this county. As of 1961 no wild populations of nutria exist in Ohio.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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