Specimen Information

Myocastor coypus
Myocastor coypus
(nutria)
Mammals
Exotic

Specimen ID260722
GroupMammals
GenusMyocastor
Speciescoypus
Common Namenutria
StateNY
CountyOrange
Localityunspecified location
Mapping AccuracyCentroid
Centroid Type 
HUC8 NameUpper Hudson
HUC8 Number02020000
Map
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Collection Year1989
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity fur farm
Statusfailed
Record TypeSpecimen
Museum Cat NumberNYSM # zm-3676
VerifierDr. Roland Kays, NY State Museum
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1


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