(redirected from coypus)
Also found in: Dictionary, Encyclopedia.
Related to coypus: nutria
Graphic Thesaurus  🔍
Display ON
Animation ON
  • noun

Synonyms for coypu

aquatic South American rodent resembling a small beaver

References in periodicals archive ?
External morphological characterization of 60-days gestation Myocastor coypus (Coypu) fetuses.
coypus the highest levels of this hormone was observed between the 14th and 15th week of gestation (12.5 to 20.72 ng/mL) (Jakubicka et al., 1989; Barta & Jakubicka, 1991); and in H.
The adrenal glands found in SYT cavies follow the topographic localization described in wild rodents as Lagostomus maximus (Ribes et al., 1999), Myocastor coypus (Machado et al., 2002; Culau et al., 2008), Dasyprocta agouti (Neves et al., 2007), Cavia porcellus (Cooper and Schiller, 1975), domestic animals as dogs, cats and horses (Reece, 2005) besides the humans (Kempna and Fluck, 2008).
especificos (Rhea americana, Anatidae, Myocastor coypus y Chaetophractus villosus); los restantes datos provienen de los valores de [delta][sup.13]Ccol.
(33) El Myocastor coypus es un roedor acuatico que habita diferentes lagos y lagunas de Sudamerica.
The nutria (Myocastor coypus) is an aquatic rodent from South America.
El registro arqueofaunistico senala el consumo de diferentes especies locales: peces y mamiferos como Myocastor coypus (coipo), Blastoceros dichotomus (ciervo de los pantanos), Hidrochaeris hidrochaerys (carpincho) y Ozotoceros bezoarticus (venado de las pampas).
To clarify the role of the nutria Myocastor coypus in the epidemiology of domestic fasciolosis in Loire-Atlantique (department of western France), experimentation has been conducted previously (Menard et al.,2001).
2001: Role of the coypu (Myocastor coypus) in the epidemiology of leptospirosis in domestic animals and humans in France.--European Journal of Epidemiology 17: 111-121.
Twenty-eight mallards (Anas platyrhynchos), 2 hooded crows (Corvus corone cornix), and 3 coypus (Myocastor coypus) were found moribund on the Crostolo stream bank, collected, and sent to Istituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale della Lombardia e dell'Emilia Romagna, Reggio Emilia Section.
Problems were also encountered with vandals who killed polecats and coypus, while nine cockatiels and eight Barbary doves were "Presumed stolen", the latter from the children's zoo.