Specimen Information

Myocastor coypus
Myocastor coypus
(nutria)
Mammals
Exotic

Specimen ID250236
GroupMammals
GenusMyocastor
Speciescoypus
Common Namenutria
StateLA
CountyPlaquemines
LocalityPlaquemines Parish
Mapping AccuracyCentroid
Centroid TypeCounty
HUC8 NameEast Central Louisiana Coastal
HUC8 Number08090301
Map
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Collection Year1993
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity fur farm
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:17195
Author:Linscombe, G., and N. Kinler.
Date:1997
Title:A Survey of Vegetative Damage Caused by Nutria Herbivory in the Barataria and Terrebonne Basins.
Publisher:Barataria National Estuary Program.
Issue:31
Pages:34pp
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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