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.

Curator: Tatyana Livshultz,
Collection Manager: Chelsea Smith,
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Live Data managed directly within data portal
Global Unique Identifier: 019a3280-a69f-4312-bb30-8556e270f1a5
Digital Metadata: EML File
Collection Statistics
  • 584,597 specimen records
  • 277,301 (47%) georeferenced
  • 574,138 (98%) with images (578,366 total images)
  • 538,668 (92%) identified to species
  • 413 families
  • 5,077 genera
  • 27,719 species
  • 30,140 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
Extra Statistics
Geographic Distribution - Namibia
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