Specimen Information

Hydrochoerus hydrochaeris
Hydrochoerus hydrochaeris
(capybara)
Mammals
Exotic

Specimen ID271890
GroupMammals
GenusHydrochoerus
Specieshydrochaeris
Common Namecapybara
StateFL
CountyAlachua
LocalitySanta Fe River, approx 500 m downstream of US-441, near High Springs
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameSanta Fe
HUC8 Number03110206
HUC10 NameRiver Rise-Sante Fe River
HUC10 Number0311020605
HUC12 NameRiver Rise
HUC12 Number031102060504
Map
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Collection Day23
Collection Month7
Collection Year2009
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity
Statusestablished
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
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected2


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