Specimen Information

Hydrochoerus hydrochaeris
Hydrochoerus hydrochaeris
(capybara)
Mammals
Exotic

Specimen ID547359
GroupMammals
GenusHydrochoerus
Specieshydrochaeris
Common Namecapybara
StateMS
CountyAdams
LocalitySt. Catherine Creek National Wildlife Refuge
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameLower Mississippi-Natchez
HUC8 Number08060100
Map
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Collection Day17
Collection Month5
Collection Year2013
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity pet
Statusunknown
CommentsSee voucher photo.
Record TypePersonal communication
Disposalfrozen
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Number Released0
Photo



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