Specimen Information

Myocastor coypus
Myocastor coypus
(nutria)
Mammals
Exotic

Specimen ID250076
GroupMammals
GenusMyocastor
Speciescoypus
Common Namenutria
StateLA
CountyCameron
LocalitySabine National Wildlife Refuge
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Calcasieu
HUC8 Number08080206
HUC10 NameBlack Lake Bayou-Starks North Canal
HUC10 Number0808020604
HUC12 NameStarks North Canal-Central Canal
HUC12 Number080802060403
Map
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Collection Year1964
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity fur farm | dispersed
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:17202
Author:Valentine, J. M, Jr., J.R. Walther, K.M. McCartney, and L.M. Ivy
Date:1972
Title:Alligator Diets on the Sabine National Wildlife Refuge, Louisiana.
Journal:The Journal of Wildlife Management
Volume:36
Issue:3
Pages:809-815
CommentsNutria found in the stomach contents of alligators
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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