Specimen Information

Myocastor coypus
Myocastor coypus
(nutria)
Mammals
Exotic

Specimen ID242254
GroupMammals
GenusMyocastor
Speciescoypus
Common Namenutria
StateMS
CountyHolmes
LocalityHillside National Wildlife Refuge
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameUpper Yazoo
HUC8 Number08030206
HUC10 NameFannegusha Creek-Parker Bayou
HUC10 Number0803020606
HUC12 NameBlissdale Swamp-Parker Bayou
HUC12 Number080302060605
Map
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Collection Year1979
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity fur farm | dispersed
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:17199
Author:Lohmeier, L.
Date:1981
Title:Home Range, Movements and Population Density of Nutria on a Mississippi Pond.
Journal:Journal of Mississippi Academy of Sciences
Volume:26
Pages:50-54
CommentsMark-recapture study of the home range, movement and population density of nutria of this site in Mississippi. 45 individuals marked. Population estimate is 120 or 24/hectare.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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