Specimen Information

Myocastor coypus
Myocastor coypus
(nutria)
Mammals
Exotic

Specimen ID254234
GroupMammals
GenusMyocastor
Speciescoypus
Common Namenutria
StateMD
CountyTalbot
LocalityChoptank River, Goose Point
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameChoptank
HUC8 Number02060005
HUC10 NameLower Choptank River
HUC10 Number0206000505
HUC12 NameBolingbroke Creek-Choptank River
HUC12 Number020600050502
Map
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Collection Day5
Collection Month5
Collection Year2007
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity fur farm
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:18110
Author:Kendrot, S.
Date:2008
Title:Nutria Project. Map of Key locations for Maryland Nutria Project.
Publisher:USDA.
CommentsProperty manager reported trapper catching 20 nutria in 2007 trapping season.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected20


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