Specimen Information

Myocastor coypus
Myocastor coypus
(nutria)
Mammals
Exotic

Specimen ID242247
GroupMammals
GenusMyocastor
Speciescoypus
Common Namenutria
StateLA
CountyPlaquemines
LocalityTulane University Riverside Campus (near Belle Chasse)
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameEast Central Louisiana Coastal
HUC8 Number08090301
HUC10 NameBayou Perot-Little Lake
HUC10 Number0809030104
HUC12 NamePlanters Canal
HUC12 Number080903010404
Map
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Collection Year1967
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity fur farm | dispersed
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:17196
Author:Warkentin, M.J.
Date:1968
Title:Observations on the Behavior and Ecology of the Nutria in Louisiana.
Journal:Tulane Studies in Zoology and Botany
Volume:15
Pages:10-15
CommentsMark-recapture study of behavior and ecology of nutria
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected28


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