Specimen Information

Myocastor coypus
Myocastor coypus
(nutria)
Mammals
Exotic

Specimen ID47284
GroupMammals
GenusMyocastor
Speciescoypus
Common Namenutria
StateFL
CountyJefferson
LocalityJefferson County
Mapping AccuracyCentroid
HUC8 NameAucilla
HUC8 Number03110103
Map
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Collection Year1963
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity fur farm
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:1396
Author:Stevenson, H.M.
Date:1976
Title:Vertebrates of Florida: Identification and Distribution.
Publisher:University Presses of Florida, Gainesville, FL.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/24/2021].

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