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  • proper n. A taxonomic genus within the family Myocastoridae — the coypu, river rat or nutria.


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  • Two species introduced from American are quite common: nutria (Myocastor coypus) and raccoon (Procyon lotor).

    Caspian lowland desert

  • Introduced animal species including nutria (Myocastor coypus), stone moroko fish (Pseudorasbora parva), and wels catfish (Siluris glanis) are having negative impacts.

    Po Basin mixed forests

  • Food habits of Myocastor coypus (Molina) in Chile.

    Chapter 11

  • Evaluacion nutritive de cuatro dietas mono especificas en la alimentacion del coipo (Myocastor coypus Molina 1782).

    Chapter 11

  • The coypu '(Myocastor coypus) is an aquatic rodent native to South America.

    15 Agouti

  • -- Side view of the skull of a typical "rodent" mammal, the Coypu rat (_Myocastor coypus_) from South America. _inc.

    More Science From an Easy Chair

  • The nutria (Myocastor coypus) - a large, rat-like rodent native to South America - served as a source of food in Japan during the lean war years.

    Pink Tentacle

  • Myocastor coypus, is a large semi-aquatic rodent that originated from South America.



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