Specimen Information

Myocastor coypus
Myocastor coypus
(nutria)
Mammals
Exotic

Specimen ID242598
GroupMammals
GenusMyocastor
Speciescoypus
Common Namenutria
StateTX
CountyFreestone
LocalityRichland Creek Wildlife Management Area
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Trinity-Tehuacana
HUC8 Number12030201
HUC10 NameLake Creek-Trinity River
HUC10 Number1203020103
HUC12 NameSaline Branch-Trinity River
HUC12 Number120302010301
Map
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Collection Year1998
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity fur farm | dispersed
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:17251
Author:Ryberg, W.A., L.A. Fitzgerald, R.L. Honeycutt, J.C. Cathey, and T.J. Hibbitts
Date:2004
Title:Vertebrate Inventory of Richland Creek Wildlife Management Area in Eastern Texas.
Journal:Southeastern Naturalist
Volume:49
Issue:4
Pages:528-534
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/17/2021].

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