Specimen Information

Myocastor coypus
Myocastor coypus
(nutria)
Mammals
Exotic

Specimen ID242279
GroupMammals
GenusMyocastor
Speciescoypus
Common Namenutria
StateLA
CountySt. James
LocalityGramercy
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLake Maurepas
HUC8 Number08070204
HUC10 NameBlind River
HUC10 Number0807020402
HUC12 NameBayou Des Acadiens-Pipeline Canal
HUC12 Number080702040202
Map
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Collection Year1987
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity fur farm | dispersed
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:17201
Author:Wilsey, B.J., R.H. Chabreck, and R.G. Linscombe
Date:1991
Title:Variation in Nutria Diets in Selected Freshwater Forested Wetlands of Louisiana.
Journal:Wetlands
Volume:11
Pages:263-278
CommentsDiet study of Nutria in Louisiana
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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