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coypu

a large chestnut brown, 14 inch long and 15 lb in weight, aquatic rodent which is farmed extensively for its fur. It is herbivorous, diurnal and very fertile. As a wild animal in countries where it has escaped, it has become a pest. Called also nutria, Myocastor coypus, swamp beaver.
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The Myocastor genus belongs to the mammalian Order Rodentia based on morphological features common to the group, particularly dental features (Nowak 1991).
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
Diet of the coypu (nutria, Myocastor coypus) in agro-systems of Argentinean Pampas.
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).
Especie Nombre Region Contexto Sitio/ comun Localidad Fauna lacustre Myocastor coipo costa Bato Arevalo-2 coipus Caudiverbera rana costa Aconcagua TV1 caudiverbera Myocastor coipo valle PAT Cuchipuy coipus Fauna marina Otaria sp.
Tambien han formado parte de la dieta con un aporte significativo los roedores de gran tamano presentes en todos los sitios, tales como Myocastor coipus (coipo), Lagostomus maximunn (vizcacha) y Hydrochaeris hydrochaeris (carpincho).