Specimen Information

Hydrochoerus hydrochaeris
Hydrochoerus hydrochaeris
(capybara)
Mammals
Exotic

Specimen ID261345
GroupMammals
GenusHydrochoerus
Specieshydrochaeris
Common Namecapybara
StateFL
CountyUnion
Localitycanal in swamp close to the Santa Fe River near Lulu
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameSanta Fe
HUC8 Number03110206
HUC10 NameOlustee Creek-Suwannee River
HUC10 Number0311020604
HUC12 NameSwift Creek Pond
HUC12 Number031102060402
Map
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Collection Year1995
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:14724
Author:Layne, J.N.
Date:1997
Title:Nonindigenous mammals.
Publisher:Island Press
Pages:157-186
Commentssee http://www.myfwc.com/WILDLIFEHABITATS/Nonnative_Capybara.htm
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recordcounty
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1


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