Specimen Information

Myocastor coypus
Myocastor coypus
(nutria)
Mammals
Exotic

Specimen ID47280
GroupMammals
GenusMyocastor
Speciescoypus
Common Namenutria
StateMT
CountyRavalli
Localitynorth-central part of county, vicinity of Corvallis
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameBitterroot
HUC8 Number17010205
Map
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Collection Day20
Collection Month5
Collection Year1944
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity fur farm
Statusfailed
Reference 1
Ref. Number:17112
Author:Jellison, W.L.
Date:1945
Title:Spotted Skunk and Feral Nutria in Montana.
Journal:Journal of Mammalogy
Volume:26
Issue:4
Pages:432
CommentsNutria escaped after break in irrigation ditch flooded the fur farm.
Record TypeLiterature
VerifierWilliam L. Jellison
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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