Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University (PH)

The herbarium of the Academy of Natural Sciences (PH) is the oldest institutional herbarium in the United States. It is a national resource for material from 1750-1850. The diatom herbarium (ANSP) is managed separately.
Contact: Tatyana Livshultz (
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Live Data managed directly within data portal
Global Unique Identifier: 019a3280-a69f-4312-bb30-8556e270f1a5
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Digital Metadata: EML File
Collection Statistics
  • 369,384 specimen records
  • 1,752 (0.47%) georeferenced
  • 367,952 (100%) with images
  • 357,547 (97%) identified to species
  • 189 families
  • 1,240 genera
  • 4,064 species
  • 4,380 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
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