Specimen Information

Myocastor coypus
Myocastor coypus
(nutria)
Mammals
Exotic

Specimen ID253836
GroupMammals
GenusMyocastor
Speciescoypus
Common Namenutria
StateOR
CountyBenton
LocalityCorvallis
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameUpper Willamette
HUC8 Number17090003
HUC10 NameMuddy Creek-Willamette River
HUC10 Number1709000306
HUC12 NameFraizer Creek-Willamette River
HUC12 Number170900030609
Map
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Collection Year1965
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity fur farm
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:17139
Author:Kuhn, L.W., and E.P. Peloquin
Date:1974
Title:Oregon's Nutria Problem.
Journal:Proceedings of the 6th Vertebrate Pest Conference
Pages:101-105
CommentsBetween 1965-1967 more than 600 animals were trapped and examined to obtain general life history data
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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