Specimen Information

Myocastor coypus
Myocastor coypus
(nutria)
Mammals
Exotic

Specimen ID254252
GroupMammals
GenusMyocastor
Speciescoypus
Common Namenutria
StateMD
CountySomerset
LocalityDeal Island
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameTangier
HUC8 Number02080110
Map
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Collection Year2006
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.
CommentsNutria reported in fall of 2006. USDA confirmed and initiated eradication efforts in April 2007. High Density populations observed.
Record TypeLiterature
VerifierUSDA
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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