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
  • 588,500 specimen records
  • 278,662 (47%) georeferenced
  • 575,595 (98%) with images (579,935 total images)
  • 539,916 (92%) identified to species
  • 415 families
  • 5,150 genera
  • 28,525 species
  • 30,542 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
Extra Statistics