Reference List

This list includes references used to derive specimen records as well as those with scientific name Myocastor coypus listed in key words.

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18072 News 2007. 20-pound rodent found in NJ marshes. dailyrecordcom. December 12, 2007. accessed 12/12/2007.
14826 News Pulkkinen, L. 2005. Creatures threaten marshland, dikes. Skagit Valley Herald. September 22, 2005:1-2.
887 Other Cut-and-paste reference not available due to unhandled reference type. Please contact support to request the addition of the 'Other' type.
14730 News Anonymous. 1998. $2.9 million from feds going toward getting rid of nutria. The Star Democrat online, Easton, MD. 1998 (October 13).
17038 Journal Article Ashbrook, F.G. 1948. Nutrias grow in the United States. The Journal of Wildlife Management 12(1):87-95.
16160 Web Page Associated Press. 2007. Nutria invading Eugene area wetlands. (accessed 3/27/2007).
14717 Journal Article Atwood, E.L. 1950. Life history studies of nutria, or coypu, in coastal Louisiana. Journal of Wildlife Management 14(3):249-265.
17838 Journal Article Baccus, J.T., H.M. Becker, T.R. Simpson, and R.W. Manning. 2000. Mammals of the Freeman Ranch, Hays County, Texas. Freeman Ranch Publication Series 1-2000:1-31.
17837 Journal Article Bahm, M.A., J.M. Mueller, and A.R. Sides. 2008. Inventory of Terrestrial Mammals at Amistad National Recreation Area, Texas. The Southwestern Naturalist 53(1):85-90.
18101 Journal Article Bailey, J.W., and G.A. Heidt. 1978. Range and Status of the Nutria Myocastor coypus, in Arkansas. Arkansas Academy of Science Proceedings 32:25-26.
17151 Report Baroch, J., and M. Hafner. 2002. Nutria (Myocastor coypus) in Louisiana. Louisisana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries.
17191 Report Bednarik, K.E. 1961. Nutria in Ohio. Ohio Department of Natural Resources Division of Wildlife.
17190 Journal Article Blair, R.M., and M.J. Langlinaia. 1960. Nutria and Swamp Rabbits Damage Bald Cypress Plantings. Journal of Forestry 58:388-389.
18074 News Bogues, A. 2008. It's large, it's hungry and it's invading Hampton Roads. dailypresscom. May 19, 2008 (May 15, 2008).,0,7341140.story accessed 5/19/2008.
14709 Report Bounds, D. 1998. Marsh restoration: nutrial control in Maryland. Pilot program proposal.
13198 Journal Article Bounds, D.L. 2000. Nutria: an invasive species of national concern. Wetland Journal 12(3):9-16.
17231 Conference Proceedings Bounds, D.L., and G.A. Carowan, Jr. 2000. Nutria: A Nonnative Nemisis. Pages 405-413 in McCabe, R.E. and S.E. Loos, eds. Proceedings of the 65th North American Wildlife and Natural Resources Conference. Wildlife Management Institute.
17149 Journal Article Bounds, D.L., T.A. Mollett, and M.H. Sherfy. 2001. The Nutria Nuisance in Maryland and the Search for Solutions. Aquatic Nuisance Species Digest 4(3):25, 28-31.
17142 Journal Article Brown, L.N. 1975. Ecological Relationships and Breeding Biology of the Nutria (Myocastor coypus) in the Tampa, Florida, area. Journal of Mammalogy 56(4):928-930.
15606 Book Caire, W., J.D. Tyler, B.P. Glass, and M. A, Mares. 1989. Mammals of Oklahoma. University of Oklahoma Press.
31071 News California Department of Agriculture. 2017. Monthly Crop Report - December 2017. California Department of Agriculture. Fresno, CA. Accessed on 02/09/2018.
35669 News California Department of Fish and Wildlife. 2021. California’s Invaders: Nutria Myocastor coypus. California Department of Fish and Wildlife. Sacramento, CA. Accessed on 04/18/2021.
17230 Journal Article Carter, J., A.L. Foote, and L.A. Johnson-Randall. 1999. Modeling the Effects of Nutria (Myocastor coypus) on Wetland Loss. Wetlands 19(1):209-219.
17832 Journal Article Carter, J., and B.P. Leonard. 2002. A Review of the Literature on the Worldwide Distribution, Spread of, and Efforts to Eradicate the Coypu (Myocaster coypus). Wildlife Society Bulletin 30(1):162-175.
24369 Database Center for Invasive Species and Ecosystem Health. 2019. EDDMapS: Early detection and distribution mapping system. The University of Georgia, Tifton, GA. Accessed on 01/27/2019.
17137 Journal Article chabreck, R.H. 1962. Daily Activity of Nutria in Lousiana. Journal of Mammalogy 43(3):337-344.
14729 Web Page Chabreck, R.H., and J.A. Nyman. 1995. Environmental assessment of alternatives for controlling nutria damage in the drainage canal system of Jefferson Parish.
14706 Other Cut-and-paste reference not available due to unhandled reference type. Please contact support to request the addition of the 'Other' type.
17264 Report Colona, R., R. Farrar, S. Kendrot, J. McKnight, T. Mollett, D. Murphy, L. Olsen, and K. Sullivan. 2003. Nutria (Myocastor coypus) in the Chesapeake Bay: A Draft Bay-Wide Management Plan. The Chesapeake Bay Nutria Working Group.
14720 Journal Article Conner, W.H. 1989. The nutria problem - part III: reply to rebuttal. Aquaphyte 9(1):14.
17146 Conference Proceedings Conner, W.H., and J.R. Toliver. 1987. The Problem of Planting Louisiana Swamplands with Nutria (Myocastor coypus) are Present. Pages 42-49 in Third Eastern Wildlife Damage Control Conference, 1987. University of Nebraska. Lincoln, NE.
17749 Thesis or Dissertation Coreil, P.D. 1984. Habitat Preferences, Movements, and Activities of Adult Nutria in a Southwestern Louisiana Intermediate Marsh Area. Unpublished M.S. thesis. Louisana State University, Baton Rouge, LA.
18736 Book Chapter Courtenay, W.R., Jr. 1979. Chapter 14: The introduction of exotic organisms. Pages 237-253 in Brokaw, H.P, ed. Wildlife and America: contributions to an understanding of American wildlife and its conservation. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. Washington, DC.
17265 Report Davidson, M. 2005. Nutria (Myocastor coypus) in Skagit County, WA: Background, Trapping Results and Recommendations. Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife.
34063 Web Page D'Elia, G. 1999. Myocastor coypus. Accessed on 02/05/2020.
17143 Journal Article Dixon, K.R., G.R. Willner, J.A. Chapman, W.C. Lane, and D. Pursley. 1979. Effects of Trapping and Weather on Body Weights of Feral Nutria in Maryland. The Journal of Applied Ecology 16(1):69-76.
15637 News Dodge, J. 2006. Add nutria to list of Capitol Lake invaders. The Olympian. April 26:3.
17252 Journal Article Dunlap, B. G, and M.L. Thies. 2002. Giardia in Beaver (Castor canadensis) and Nutria (Myocastor coypus) from East Texas. Journal of Parasitology 88(6):1254-1258.
17257 Journal Article Elsey, R.M. 2006. Food habits of Macrochelys temminckii (Alligator Snapping Turtle) from Arkansas and Louisiana. Southeastern Naturalist 5(3):443-452.
17154 Report Evans, J. 1970. About Nutria and Their Control. Bureau of Sport Fisheries and Wildlife, Denver Wildlife Research Center.
17156 Journal Article Evans, J., J.O. Ellis, R.D. Nass, and A.L. Ward. 1971. Techniques for Capturing, Handling, and Marking Nutria. Proceedings of the Anuual Conference, Southeastern Association of Game and Fish Commissioners 25:295-315.
18880 Database Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (Larry Connor). 2009. FWC Exotic database as of 10/31/09. Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission.
18582 Database Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, (Larry Connor). 2009. FWC Exotic database as of 3-31-2009. Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission.
33934 Journal Article Ford, M.A., and J.B. Grace. 1998. Effects of vertebrate herbivores on soil processes, plant biomass, litter accumulation and soil elevation changes in a coastal marsh. Journal of ecology 86(6):974-982.
1395 Journal Article Griffo, J.V., Jr. 1957. The status of the nutria in Florida. Quarterly Journal or the Florida Academy of Sciences 20(3):209-215.
17132 Journal Article Gunderson, H.L. 1955. Nutria, Myocaster coypus, in Minnesota. Journal of Mammalogy 36(3):465.
17135 Journal Article Hailman, J.P. 1961. Sterotyped Feeding Behavior of a North Carolina Nutria. Journal of Mammalogy 42(2):269.
17145 Journal Article Harman, D.M., and T. Thoerig. 1968. Occurence of the Porcupine Erethizon dorsatum and the Nutria Myocastor coypus bonariensis in Western Maryland. Chesepeake Science 9(2):138-139.
17188 Journal Article Harris, V.T. 1956. The Nutria as a Wild Fur Mammal in Louisiana. Transcripts of the Twenty-First North American Wildlife Conference 21:474-486.
17192 Report Harris, V.T., and F. Webert. 1962. Nutria Feeding Activity and Its Effect on Marsh Vegetation in Southwestern Louisiana. US Department of the Interior Fish and Wildlife Service Special Scientific Report.
33405 News Hasenstab, A. 2019. A rodent problem: Nutria attack on house cat has pet owners sending out warnings. Eugene, OR. Created on 07/09/2019. Accessed on 07/12/2019.
17833 Book Hazard, E.B. 1982. The Mammals of Minnesota. University of Minnesota Press, Minneapolis.
17831 Journal Article Hesse, I.D., W.H. Conner, and J.M. Visser. 1997. Another Threat to Louisiana's Vanishing Coastal Wetlands. Aquatic Nuisance Species Digest 2(1):4-5.
17113 Journal Article Hoffmeister, D.F., and C.D. Kennedy. 1947. The Nutria, a South American Rodent, in Kansas. Transactions of the Kansas Academy of Science 49(4):445-446.
17111 Journal Article Holdom, M.W. 1944. Additonal Note on Feral Coypus. The Murrelet 25(2):30.
17250 Journal Article Hollander, R.R., R.N. Robertson, and R.J. Kinucan. 1992. First record of the nutria, Myocastor coypus, in the Trans-Pecos region of Texas. Texas Academy of Science 44(1):119.
17129 Journal Article Howard, W.E. 1953. Nutria (Myocastor coypus) in California. Journal of Mammalogy 34(4):512-513.
14708 Report Hygnstrom, S.E., R.M. Timm, and G.E. Larson. 1994. Nutria. USDA-APHIS-Animal Damage Control, Port Allen, LA.
24851 Database iMapInvasives. 2016. Oregon iMapInvasives. Oregon Biodiversity Information Center, Portland, OR. Accessed on 04/09/2015.
17112 Journal Article Jellison, W.L. 1945. Spotted Skunk and Feral Nutria in Montana. Journal of Mammalogy 26(4):432.
14725 Journal Article Johnson, L.A. 1992. Use of a mark-recapture technique to estimate the relative abundance of nutria. Proceeding of the 13th annual conference, Society of Wetlands Scientists, New Orleans, LA:857-860.
17260 Journal Article Johnson-Randall, L.A., and A.L. Foote. 2005. Effects of managed impoundments and herbivory on wetland plant production and stand structure. Wetlands 25(1):38-50.
17262 Journal Article Jojola, S.M., G.M. Witmer, and D. Nolte. 2005. Nutria: An Invasive Rodent Pest or Valued Resource? Proceedings of the 11th Wildlife Damage Management Conference:120-126.
17263 Journal Article Jojola, S.M., G.M. Witmer, and D. Nolte. 2006. Managing Invasive Nutria: The Role of Olfactory Cues. Proceedings of the 22nd Vertebrate Pest Conference:192-194.
17253 Journal Article Jung, R.E., K.E. Bonine, M.L. Rosenshield, A. De La Reza, S. Raimondo, and S. Droege. 2002. Evaluation of canoe surveys for anurana along the Rio Grande in Big Bend National Park, Texas. Journal of Herpetology 36(3):390-397.
18110 Web Page Kendrot, S. 2008. Nutria Project. Map of Key locations for Maryland Nutria Project.,-76.598396&spn=0.129297,0.32135&t=h&z=12&iwloc=00044a847f09f4bff6a1b accessed sept 2, 2008.
14710 Journal Article Kennedy, M.L., and P.K. Kennedy. 1998. First record of nutria, Myocastor coypus, (Mamalia: Rodentia), in Tennessee. Brimleyana 25(July):156-157.
17835 Report Kinler, N., G. Linscombe, and S. Hartley. 1998. A Survey of Nutria Herbivory Damage in Coastal Louisiana in 1998. Fur and Refuge Division, Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries, Coastwide Nutria Control Program.
17836 Report Kinler, N., G. Linscombe, and S. Hartley. 2000. A Survey of Nutria Herbivory Damage in Coastal Louisiana in 2000. Fur and Refuge Division, Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries, Coastwide Nutria Control Program.
31070 News Kratville, D. 2017. California Pest Rating for Nutria (Myocastor coypus). California Department of Fish and Wildlife. Sacramento, CA. Created on 07/05/2017. Accessed on 02/09/2018.
17139 Journal Article Kuhn, L.W., and E.P. Peloquin. 1974. Oregon's Nutria Problem. Proceedings of the 6th Vertebrate Pest Conference:101-105.
17109 Journal Article Larrison, E.J. 1943. Feral Coypus in the Pacific Northwest. The Murrelet 24(1):3-9.
17247 Journal Article Larrison, E.J., and E.N. Francq. 1961. The Mice, Rats, Miscellaneous Rodents and Rabbits of Idaho (Nutria). Journal of the Idaho Academy of Science 2:57-58.
18666 Report Layne, J.N. 1994. Non-indigenous Mammals in Florida. In: D. C. Schmitz and T. C. Brown (editors). An Assessment of Invasive Non-indigenous Species in Florida's Public Lands. Florida Department of Environmental Protection, Tallahasse, Fl.
14724 Book Chapter Layne, J.N. 1997. Nonindigenous mammals. Pages 157-186 in Simberloff, D., D.C. Schmitz, and T.C. Brown, eds. Strangers in paradise: impact and management of nonindigenous species in Florida. Island Press. Washington, DC.
14723 Report Layne, J.N., J.A. Stallcup, G.E. Woolfenden, M.N. McCauley, and D.J. Worley. 1977. Fish and wildlife inventory of the seven-county region included in the Central Florida phosphate industry areawide environmental impact study.
17148 Book Chapter LeBlanc, D.J. 1994. Nutria in S. E. Hygnstrom, R. M. Timm and G. E. Larson, ed. Prevention and control of Wildlife Damage. Pages B71-80 in Cooperative Extension Service, University of Nebraska, Lincoln.
17195 Report Linscombe, G., and N. Kinler. 1997. A Survey of Vegetative Damage Caused by Nutria Herbivory in the Barataria and Terrebonne Basins. Barataria National Estuary Program.
17193 Journal Article Linscombe, G., N. Kinler, and V. Wright. 1981. Nutria Population Density and Vegetation Changes in Brackish Marsh in Coastal Louisiana. Proceedings of the Worldwide Furbearer Conference 1:129-141.
17199 Journal Article Lohmeier, L. 1981. Home Range, Movements and Population Density of Nutria on a Mississippi Pond. Journal of Mississippi Academy of Sciences 26:50-54.
17834 Book Lowery, G.H., Jr. 1974. The Mammals of Louisana and its Adjacent Waters. Louisiana State University Press.
17186 Journal Article Lueth, F.X. 1949. The First Year of Nutria Investigation on the Mobile Delta. Proceedings of the Annual Conferences Southeastern Association of Game and Fish Commissioners 3:98-104.
17245 Report Mach, J.J. 2002. Nutria Control in Louisiana.
17768 Report Marx, J., E. Mouton, and G. Linscombe. 2004. Nutria Harvest Distribution 2003-2004 and A Survey of Nutria Herbivory Damage in Coastal Louisiana in 2004. Fur and Refuge Division, Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries, Coastwide Nutria Control Program.
17256 Journal Article Merino, S., J. Carter, and G. Thibodeaux. 2007. Testing Tail-mounted Transmitters with Myocastor coypus. Southeastern Naturalist 6(1):159-164.
18076 Thesis or Dissertation Meyer, A. 2006. The impacts of nutria on vegetation and erosion in Oregon. Unpublished M.A. thesis. University of Colorado, Boulder, CO.
17259 Journal Article Nolfo, L.E., and E.E. Hammond. 2006. A novel method for capturing and implanting radiotransmitters in nutria. Wildlife Society Bulletin 34(1):104-110.
17266 Journal Article Nolfo-Clements, L.E. 2006. Vegetative survey of Wetland Habitats at Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve in Southeastern Louisiana. Southeastern Naturalist 5(3):499-514.
33361 News O'Connor, R. 2019. Dealing with Nutria. University of Florida IFAS Extension. Gainesville, FL. Created on 07/28/2019. Accessed on 07/01/2019.
14727 Web Page Pea Island National Wildlife Refuge. 1999. Pea Island National Wildlife Refuge.;
17187 Journal Article Petrides, G.A. 1950. The Nutria Comes to Texas. Texas Games and Fish 8(6):4-5.
17130 Journal Article Petrides, G.A., and D.L. Leedy. 1948. The Nutria in Ohio. Journal of Mammalogy 29(2):182-183.
14718 Journal Article Power, P. 1996. Direct and indirect effects of floating vegetation mats on Texas wildrice (Zizania texana). Southwestern Naturalist 41(4):462-464.
17133 Journal Article Presnall, C.C. 1958. The Present Status of Exotic Mammals in the United States. The Journal of Wildlife Management 22(1):45-50.
17208 Thesis or Dissertation Ras, L.B. 1999. Population estimates and movements of nutria (Myocastor coypus) at Tudor Farms, Dorchester County, Maryland. Unpublished M.S. thesis. University of Maryland Eastern Shore, Princess Anne, MD.
17131 Journal Article Richardson, F. 1954. Nevada Mammal Records. Journal of Mammalogy 35(4):579.
31094 News Romo, V. 2018. California officials set up invasive swamp rodent hotline. NPR. Created on 02/12/2018. Accessed on 02/13/2018.
17251 Journal Article Ryberg, W.A., L.A. Fitzgerald, R.L. Honeycutt, J.C. Cathey, and T.J. Hibbitts. 2004. Vertebrate Inventory of Richland Creek Wildlife Management Area in Eastern Texas. Southeastern Naturalist 49(4):528-534.
33932 Report Sasser, C.E., G.O. Holm, Jr., J.M. Visser, and E.M. Swenson. 2004. Thin-mat marsh enhancement demonstration project TE-36. School of the Coast and Environment, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA.
17270 Report Scarborough, J., and E. Mouton. 2007. A Survey of Nutria Herbivory Damage in Coastal Louisiana in 2007. Fur and Refuge Division, Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries, Coastwide Nutria Control Program.
17138 Journal Article Schitoskey, F. Jr., J. Evans, and G.K. LaVoie. 1972. Status and Control of Nutria in California. Proceedings of the 5th Vertebrate Pest Conference:15-17.
18137 Other Cut-and-paste reference not available due to unhandled reference type. Please contact support to request the addition of the 'Other' type.
17269 Report Sheffels, T., and M. Sytsma. 2007. Report on Nutria Management and Research in the Pacific Northwest. Portland State University Center for Lakes and Reservoirs Environmental Sciences and Resources.
17261 Journal Article Sherfy, M.H., T.A. Mollett, K.R. McGowan, and S.L. Daugherty. 2006. A Reexamination of Age-Related Variation in Body Weight and Morphometry of Maryland Nutria. The Journal of Wildlife Management 70(4):1132-1141.
17108 Journal Article Sooter, C.A. 1943. Nutria Good Diver. Journal of Mammalogy 24(4):503-504.
1396 Book Stevenson, H.M. 1976. Vertebrates of Florida: Identification and Distribution. University Presses of Florida, Gainesville, FL.
15640 News Stiffler, L. 2006. Bucktoothed rodent joins region's invasive species. Seattle Post-Intelligencer. April 14:5.
16213 Journal Article Swank, W.G., and G.A. Petrides. 1954. Establishment and food habits of the Nutria in Texas. Ecology 35(2):172-176.
17275 Report Sytsma, M.D., J.R. Cordell, J.W. Chapman, and R.C. Draheim. 2004. Lower Columbia River Aquatic Nonindigenous Species Survey 2001-2004. Final Technical Report. United States Coast Guard and the United States Fish and Wildlife Service.
16728 Report Sytsma, M.D., J.R. Cordell, J.W. Chapman, and R.C. Draheim. 2004. Lower Columbia River Aquatic Nonindigenous Species Survey 2001-2004. Final Technical Report: Appendices. United States Coast Guard and the United States Fish and Wildlife Service.
17248 Journal Article Talbert, R.E. 1962. Control of Nutria. California Department of Agriculture Bulletin 51:156-157.
33938 Journal Article Taylor, K.L., and J.B. Grace. 1995. The effects of vertebrate herbivory on plant community structure in the coastal marshes of the Pearl River, Louisiana, USA. Wetlands 15(5):68-73.
17249 Journal Article Taylor, K.L., J .B. Grace, and B.D. Marx. 1997. The effects of herbivory on neighbor interactions along a coastal marsh gradient. American Journal of Botany 84(5):709-715.
37433 Journal Article Tedeschi, L., D. Biancolini, C. Capinha, C. Rondinini, and F. Essl. 2021. Introduction, spread, and impacts of invasive alien mammal species in Europe. Mammal Review Early View:15 pp.
18103 Journal Article Telfair, R.C. II, and T.J. Bister. 2004. Long-term Breeding Success of the Cattle Egret in Texas. Wetlands 27(1):69-78.
14719 Web Page Texas Parks and Wildlife, Nongame and Urban Program. 1994. Nutria.
15605 Web Page The New Mexico Department of Fish and Game. 2004. Biota information system of New Mexico (BISON): Nutria, Myocaster coypus. Accessed 4/17/2006.
31072 News Tira, P. 2018. Nutria Discovered in San Joaquin Valley; CDFW Seeks to Prevent Further Spread and Infestation. California Department of Fish and Wildlife. Fresno, CA. Created on 02/08/2018. Accessed on 02/09/2018.
14257 Web Page U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. 2005. National Wildlife Refuge System Invasive Species. (Last accessed 2006).
25944 Database Ueda, K., J. Belmonte, A. Shepard, P. Leary, and S. Loarie. 2021. California Academy of Sciences, San Francisco, CA. Accessed on 11/23/2021.
17202 Journal Article Valentine, J. M, Jr., J.R. Walther, K.M. McCartney, and L.M. Ivy. 1972. Alligator Diets on the Sabine National Wildlife Refuge, Louisiana. The Journal of Wildlife Management 36(3):809-815.
17136 Journal Article Velich, R. 1961. Notes on Mammals from Nebraska and Southwestern Iowa. Journal of Mammalogy 42(1):92-94.
14716 Report Waldo, E. 1962. The Louisiana nutria story. Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Commission, New Orleans, LA.
17196 Journal Article Warkentin, M.J. 1968. Observations on the Behavior and Ecology of the Nutria in Louisiana. Tulane Studies in Zoology and Botany 15:10-15.
17198 Thesis or Dissertation Wentz, W.A. 1971. The impact of nutria (Myocastor coypus) on marsh vegetation in the Willamette Valley, Oregon. Unpublished M.S. thesis. Oregon State University, Corallis, OR.
17144 Journal Article Willner, G.R., J.A. Chapman, and D. Pursley. 1979. Reproduction, Physiological Responses, Food Habits, and Abundance of Nutria on Maryland Marshes. Wildlife Monographs 65:3-43.
17201 Journal Article Wilsey, B.J., R.H. Chabreck, and R.G. Linscombe. 1991. Variation in Nutria Diets in Selected Freshwater Forested Wetlands of Louisiana. Wetlands 11:263-278.
17150 Book Chapter Witmer, G.W., and J.C. Lewis. 2001. Introduced Wildlife in Oregon and Washington. Pages 423-443 in Johnson, D.H., and T.A. O'Neil, eds. Wildlife-Habitat Relationships in Oregon and Washington. USDA National Wildlife Research Center-Staff Publications, Oregon State University Press. Corvallis, OR.
33935 Report Witmer, G.W., T.R. Sheffels, and S.R. Kendrot. 2012. The introduction, impacts, and management of a large, invasive, aquatic rodent in the United States. USDA National Wildlife Research Center, Fort Collins, Colorado, US.
17197 Book Wolfe, J.L. 1971. Mississippi Land Mammals: Distribution, Identification, Ecological Notes. Mississippi Game and Fish Commission, Jackson, MS.
17147 Journal Article Woods, C.A., L. Contreras, G. Willner-Chapman, and H.P. Whidden. 1992. Myocastor coypus. Mammalian Species 398:1-8.


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