Specimen Information

Myocastor coypus
Myocastor coypus
(nutria)
Mammals
Exotic

Specimen ID253999
GroupMammals
GenusMyocastor
Speciescoypus
Common Namenutria
StateAR
CountyLogan
LocalityLogan County
Mapping AccuracyCentroid
HUC8 NamePetit Jean
HUC8 Number11110204
Map
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Collection Year1978
Year AccuracyPublication Year
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity fur farm
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:18101
Author:Bailey, J.W., and G.A. Heidt
Date:1978
Title:Range and Status of the Nutria Myocastor coypus, in Arkansas.
Journal:Arkansas Academy of Science Proceedings
Volume:32
Pages:25-26
CommentsNutria distribution based on figure 3 of this paper.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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