Specimen Information

Myocastor coypus
Myocastor coypus
(nutria)
Mammals
Exotic

Specimen ID254285
GroupMammals
GenusMyocastor
Speciescoypus
Common Namenutria
StateMD
CountyCalvert
LocalityParkers Creek Wildlife Management Area
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameSevern
HUC8 Number02060004
Map
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Collection Year1999
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity fur farm | dispersed
Statusfailed
Reference 1
Ref. Number:18110
Author:Kendrot, S.
Date:2008
Title:Nutria Project. Map of Key locations for Maryland Nutria Project.
Publisher:USDA.
CommentsFourty nutria killed in 1999-2000, ten others accounted dead. Re-checked annually since with no sign of recurrence.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected50


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