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Synonyms for coypu

aquatic South American rodent resembling a small beaver

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Myocastor coypus as a reservoir host of Fasciola hepatica in France.
Myocastor coypus as a wild reservoir host of Fasciola hepatica (Linnaeus, 1758).
Other visitors documented included unidentified (n = 10), striped skunk (n = 8), Virginia opossum (n = 7), coypu (n = 2), nine-banded armadillo (n = 1), and an unidentified bird (n = 1).
coypus through which potential species-specific control can be established.
Of the species likely to occur in the region (see Kennedy, 1991), only the swamp rabbit (Sylvilagus aquaticus), woodchuck (Marmota monax), coypu (nutria; Myocastor coypus) and long-tailed weasel (Mustela frenata) were not verified on the Park during the present study.
Raccoons (Procyon lotor, n=47), opossums (Didelphis marsupialis, n=41), and nutria (Myocastor coypus, n=30) were the most abundant mammals.
and the introduced nutria (Myocastor coypus Molina) also seem likely alternate hosts for the beetle; however, no known records of P.
1) examined different species of wild vertebrates (wild mouse, bank vole, stone marten, coypus, porcupine, bat, fox, and hedgehog) through serologic testing and viral isolation.
The nutria, Myocastor coypus, is a native rodent of South America and occupies a variety of aquatic habitats in its native range.
Because HEV strains in rats have been recently described (8), we questioned the capacity of coypu to act as an HEV reservoir.