Coypu, Myocastor coypus

Overview table

Environment: Terrestrial and Freshwater
Species status: Non-Native
Native range: Brazil, Southern South America, Argentina Distrito Federal, Bolivia, Aisén, Antofagasta, Atacama, Biobío, Coquimbo, Desventurados Is., Juan Fernández Is., La Araucania, Los Lagos, Magellanes, Maule, O'Higgins, Santiago, Tarapacá, Valparaíso, Paraguay, Uruguay
Functional type: Herbivore
Status in England: Non-Native
Status in Scotland: Non-Native
Status in Wales: Non-Native
Location of first record: Horsham
Date of first record: 1932

Distribution map

GB Distribution from NBN Atlas

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