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Myocastor is typically classified within the taxonomic Family Capromyidae and as a member of a group of rodents referred to as the Caviomorpha (New World rodents) in the Suborder Hystricognathi.
For a discrete period in twentieth century, the nutria Myocastor coypus was a major contributor to the Louisiana economy, providing many southern Louisiana Cajuns with seasonal income primarily from fur trapping.
Diet of the coypu (nutria, Myocastor coypus) in agro-systems of Argentinean Pampas.
The nutria, Myocastor coypus, is a native rodent of South America and occupies a variety of aquatic habitats in its native range.