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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
Digital Metadata: EML File
Collection Statistics
  • 105,656 specimen records
  • 243 (0.23%) georeferenced
  • 103,524 (98%) with images
  • 99,918 (95%) identified to species
  • 44 families
  • 248 genera
  • 1,010 species
  • 1,086 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
Extra Statistics