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Cranium, mandible and skin of a Coypu (Myocastor coypus). This specimen was caught by hand on the road to Surlingham Ferry, near the river Yare, Surlingham Broad, Norfolk. Head and Body length 205mm; Tail Length 150mm; Hind Foot 60mm; Ear length 21mm.

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Cranium, mandible and skin of a Coypu (Myocastor coypus).

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Coypu (Myocastor coypus)
Natural History

juvenile male
3 items (description level: top)

Broad category
Natural History: Zoology, Mammals
Additional names, titles, or classifications
catalogue name:  Myocastor coypus
scientific name (Horniman taxonomy):  Myocastor coypus
catalogue title:  Coypu
common name:  Coypu

Cooper, John
Additional collector information
collector:   Cooper, John 
Place collected
Norfolk, England, UK, Western Europe, Europe
Date collected
{earliest=1962, latest=1962, primary=true, value=20 August 1962}
Additional date information
date collected:  20 August 1962 
20 August 1962 
Specimen form
taxidermy skin; skeletal material
Additional specimen form information
material: skeletal material (overall)
material: taxidermy skin (overall)

Cooper Collection
previous owner:  Cooper, John  1962-08-20 - Undefined
vendor:  Baldwin, Stuart A.  Undefined - 1974-03-06

Related subjects
material:    taxidermy skin 
material:    skeletal material 

Record created 2012-01-24 by PVISCARDI
Record last updated 2016-11-23 by XGVIEWS