Specimen Information

Myocastor coypus
Myocastor coypus
(nutria)
Mammals
Exotic

Specimen ID254284
GroupMammals
GenusMyocastor
Speciescoypus
Common Namenutria
StateMD
CountyDorchester
LocalityThorofare [Channel] marsh, [near Hooopersville]
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameChoptank
HUC8 Number02060005
Map
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Collection Year2008
Year AccuracyPublication Year
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.
CommentsNutria sighted during a helicopter survey flight
Record TypeLiterature
VerifierL. J Hindman, Maryland DNR
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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