Specimen Information

Myocastor coypus
Myocastor coypus
(nutria)
Mammals
Exotic

Specimen ID253834
GroupMammals
GenusMyocastor
Speciescoypus
Common Namenutria
StateLA
CountyVermilion
LocalityCheniere Au Tigre
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameMermentau
HUC8 Number08080202
Map
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Collection Year1955
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity fur farm
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:17188
Author:Harris, V.T.
Date:1956
Title:The Nutria as a Wild Fur Mammal in Louisiana.
Journal:Transcripts of the Twenty-First North American Wildlife Conference
Volume:21
Pages:474-486
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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