Specimen Information

Myocastor coypus
Myocastor coypus
(nutria)
Mammals
Exotic

Specimen ID242250
GroupMammals
GenusMyocastor
Speciescoypus
Common Namenutria
StateOR
CountyBenton
LocalityWilliam L. Finley National Wildlife Refuge
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameUpper Willamette
HUC8 Number17090003
HUC10 NameMarys River
HUC10 Number1709000302
HUC12 NameMiddle Muddy Creek
HUC12 Number170900030208
Map
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Collection Year1969
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity fur farm | dispersed
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:17198
Author:Wentz, W.A.
Date:1971
Title:The impact of nutria (Myocastor coypus) on marsh vegetation in the Willamette Valley, Oregon.
Publisher:Oregon State University
Pages:41 pp
CommentsMark-recapture study of nutria ecology. Between July 1969 and Dec 1970 167 individuals marked.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected169


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