Specimen Information

Myocastor coypus
Myocastor coypus
(nutria)
Mammals
Exotic

Specimen ID242399
GroupMammals
GenusMyocastor
Speciescoypus
Common Namenutria
StateMD
CountyDorchester
LocalityTudor Farms (near the town of Cambridge)
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameTangier
HUC8 Number02080110
HUC10 NameTransquaking River
HUC10 Number0208011001
HUC12 NameChicamacomico River
HUC12 Number020801100102
Map
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Collection Year1995
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity fur farm | dispersed
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:17208
Author:Ras, L.B.
Date:1999
Title:Population estimates and movements of nutria (Myocastor coypus) at Tudor Farms, Dorchester County, Maryland.
Publisher:University of Maryland Eastern Shore
Pages:85 p
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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