Specimen Information

Myocastor coypus
Myocastor coypus
(nutria)
Mammals
Exotic

Specimen ID250240
GroupMammals
GenusMyocastor
Speciescoypus
Common Namenutria
StateTN
CountyShelby
LocalityEagle Lake
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Mississippi-Memphis
HUC8 Number08010100
HUC10 NameMemphis-Mississippi River
HUC10 Number0801010007
HUC12 NameBrinkley Bayou-Mississippi River
HUC12 Number080101000702
Map
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Collection Day22
Collection Month1
Collection Year1996
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity fur farm
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:14710
Author:Kennedy, M.L., and P.K. Kennedy
Date:1998
Title:First record of nutria, Myocastor coypus, (Mamalia: Rodentia), in Tennessee.
Journal:Brimleyana
Volume:25
Issue:July
Pages:156-157
Record TypeSpecimen
Earliest Recordstate
DisposalUniversity of Tennessee
Museum Cat Number16628
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Size6kg, TL= 903mm


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