Specimen Information

Myocastor coypus
Myocastor coypus
(nutria)
Mammals
Exotic

Specimen ID254241
GroupMammals
GenusMyocastor
Speciescoypus
Common Namenutria
StateVA
CountyVirginia Beach
LocalityVirginia Beach
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameAlbemarle
HUC8 Number03010205
HUC10 NameNorth Landing River
HUC10 Number0301020512
HUC12 NameWest Neck Creek
HUC12 Number030102051202
Map
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Collection Year2007
Year AccuracyEstimated
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.
CommentsAs many as 19 observed in neighboring yards. Present 4-5 years. Increasing abundance since December 2007.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/15/2019].

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