Specimen Information

Myocastor coypus
Myocastor coypus
(nutria)
Mammals
Exotic

Specimen ID253832
GroupMammals
GenusMyocastor
Speciescoypus
Common Namenutria
StateTX
CountyLeon
LocalityNormangee Lake
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameNavasota
HUC8 Number12070103
HUC10 NameCedar Creek-Navasota River
HUC10 Number1207010305
HUC12 NameRunning Creek-Navasota River
HUC12 Number120701030505
Map
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Collection Year1954
Year AccuracyPublication Year
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity fur farm
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:16213
Author:Swank, W.G., and G.A. Petrides
Date:1954
Title:Establishment and food habits of the nutria in Texas.
Journal:Ecology
Volume:35
Issue:2
Pages:172-176
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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