Myocastor coypus


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Synonyms for Myocastor coypus

aquatic South American rodent resembling a small beaver

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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.
Based on the considerations mentioned above, the primary objective of this work was to estimate and compare some important reproductive parameters of Myocastor coypus from a follow-up study and to evaluate the actual occurrence of peaks of births.
Experimentacion en el procesamiento de Myocastor coypus.
Cuvier, 1798) Mustelidae Lontra longicaudis (Olfers, 1818) A2, A3 DF, DI, MA Galictis cuja (Molina, 1782) A3 DI, MA Mephitidae Conepatus chinga (Molina, 1782) A1, A2, A3 DI, MA Felidae Leopardus geoffroyi A3 MA (d'Orbigny & Gervais, 1844) Rodentia Caviidae Hydrochaerus hydrochaeris A3 DI, MA (Linnaeus, 1766) Myocastoridae Myocastor coypus (Molina, 1782) A1, A3 DF, DI, MA Taxa Type of records Didelphimorphia Didelphidae Didelphis albiventris Lund, 1840 FO Lutreolina crassicaudata FO (Desmarest, 1804) Cingulata Dasypodidae Dasypus hybridus (Desmarest, 1804) FO, BU Dasypus novemcinctus Linnaeus, 1758 FO, BU, SI Euphractus sexcinctus FO, BU (Linnaeus, 1758) Lagomorpha Leporidae Lepus europaeus (Pallas 1778) FO, FE, SI Carnivora Canidae Lycalopexgymnocercus FO (G.
FP Sub-family hydrochaerinae Hydrochoerus hydrochaeris (Linnaeus, 1766) FP Ctenomyidae Ctenomys torquatus Lichtenstein, 1830 SH Myocastoridae Myocastor coypus (Molina, 1782) CT, V
On the other hand, the data reported here were high, when compared to those observed in Myocastor coypus (Barta & Jakubicka 1991) and Thryonomys swinderianus (Adjanohoun 1992).
As especies mais comuns encontradas a partir dos vestigios arqueofaunisticos foram Ozotocerus bezoarticus (veado-campeiro), Allouata guariba (bugio-ruivo), Dasyprocta azarae (cutia), Tapirus terrestris (anta), Dasypus novemcintus (tatu-galinha), Myocastor coypus (ratao-dobanhado), Tayassu pecari (porco-do-mato) e Cuniculus paca (paca).
Un fechado radiocarbonico (AMS) obtenido sobre colageno de Myocastor coypus, arrojo una antiguedad de 1020 [+ o -] 70 anos [sup.
During March 2009, an algal bloom occurred in a reservoir from central Argentina, coinciding with the death of some animal species like two horses Equus caballus, a bovid Bos taurus, a "coipo" Myocastor coypus, and more than 60 wild birds, mainly "gallareta" Fulica sp.
SUMMARY: The main objective of this work was to carry out the external morphology characterization of 60-days gestation Myocastor coypus (coypu) fetuses since this stage could be considered a crucial point in the prenatal development in this species.
Items troficos Frecuencia Porcentaje MAMMALIA Abrothrix olivaceus 3 4 Irenomys tarsalis 9 12 Loxodontomys micropus 3 4 Oligoryzomys longicaudatus 12 16 Myocastor coypus 6 8 Dromiciops gliroides 3 4 Lepus capensis 9 12 Oryctolagus cuniculus 6 8 Roedores no identificados 3 4 AVES Paseriformes indeterminados 9 12 REPTILES Liolaemus sp.
Nevertheless, some larger mammals have also been mentioned as potential prey in the diet of this species: armadillos (Cingulata, Dasypodidae), coypu Myocastor coypus (Rodentia, Myocastoridae), capybara Hydrochoerus hydrochaeris (Rodentia, Hydrochoeridae), white eared opossum Didelphis albiventris (Didelphimorphia, Didelphidae) and Andean hog-nosed skunk Conepatus chinga (Carnivora, Mephitidae) (Colares lares and Waldemarin, 2000; Quintela and Gatti, 2009; Quintela et al.