Specimen Information

Hydrochoerus hydrochaeris
Hydrochoerus hydrochaeris
(capybara)
Mammals
Exotic

Specimen ID271886
GroupMammals
GenusHydrochoerus
Specieshydrochaeris
Common Namecapybara
StateFL
CountyGilchrist
LocalitySuwannee River near Bell
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Suwannee
HUC8 Number03110205
HUC10 NameLower Mallory Swamp-Suwannee River
HUC10 Number0311020506
HUC12 NameLower Mallory Swamp
HUC12 Number031102050601
Map
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Collection Day15
Collection Month12
Collection Year1995
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity
Statusunknown
Reference 1
Ref. Number:18880
Author:Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (Larry Connor).
Date:2009
Title:FWC Exotic database as of 10/31/09.
Publisher:Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission.
Record TypeLiterature
DisposalFlorida Muesum of Natural History-Gainesville, FL
Museum Cat NumberUF 24417
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1


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