Reference List

This list includes references used to derive specimen records.

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Ref IDTypeAuthorDateTitle
38197 Web Page618 Hunting2022A local  killed this 80-90 pound capybara this past weekend off the St.Mary’s river in Randolph county, Illinois while bowfishing.
24369 DatabaseCenter for Invasive Species and Ecosystem Health.2019EDDMapS: Early detection and distribution mapping system
18880 DatabaseFlorida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (Larry Connor).2009FWC Exotic database as of 10/31/09.
18582 DatabaseFlorida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, (Larry Connor).2009FWC Exotic database as of 3-31-2009.
14724 Book ChapterLayne, J.N.1997Nonindigenous mammals.
25944 DatabaseUeda, K., J. Belmonte, A. Shepard, P. Leary, and S. Loarie.2021iNaturalist.org
38196 NewsWilletts, M.2022Giant rodent native to South America ended up in Illinois river. A fisherman killed it.


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2022]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/3/2022].

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