Specimen Information

Myocastor coypus
Myocastor coypus
(nutria)
Mammals
Exotic

Specimen ID250077
GroupMammals
GenusMyocastor
Speciescoypus
Common Namenutria
StateFL
CountyHillsborough
LocalityTampa
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameHillsborough
HUC8 Number03100205
Map
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Collection Year1973
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity fur farm
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:17142
Author:Brown, L.N.
Date:1975
Title:Ecological Relationships and Breeding Biology of the Nutria (Myocastor coypus) in the Tampa, Florida, area.
Journal:Journal of Mammalogy
Volume:56
Issue:4
Pages:928-930
CommentsStudy site for an experiment examining the breeding biology of nutria
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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