Specimen Information

Myocastor coypus
Myocastor coypus
(nutria)
Mammals
Exotic

Specimen ID626446
GroupMammals
GenusMyocastor
Speciescoypus
Common Namenutria
StateWV
CountyWyoming
LocalitySaulsville
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameUpper Guyandotte
HUC8 Number05070101
HUC10 NamePinnacle Creek-Guyandotte River
HUC10 Number0507010103
HUC12 NameCabin Creek-Guyandotte River
HUC12 Number050701010303
Map
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Collection Month7
Collection Year2012
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity fur farm
Statusestablished
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected5


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [7/9/2020].

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