Specimen Information

Myocastor coypus
Myocastor coypus
(nutria)
Mammals
Exotic

Specimen ID254225
GroupMammals
GenusMyocastor
Speciescoypus
Common Namenutria
StateDE
CountySussex
LocalityPrime Hook National Wildlife Refuge
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameBroadkill-Smyrna
HUC8 Number02040207
Map
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Collection Year2005
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity fur farm | dispersed
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:18110
Author:Kendrot, S.
Date:2008
Title:Nutria Project. Map of Key locations for Maryland Nutria Project.
Publisher:USDA.
CommentsOne nutria captured by refuge trapper. USDA unable to confirm presence in one day site visit.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1


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