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 (ans_ph_herbarium@drexel.edu)
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
  • 518,806 specimen records
  • 13,652 (3%) georeferenced
  • 517,801 (100%) with images (517,992 total images)
  • 483,073 (93%) identified to species
  • 232 families
  • 1,995 genera
  • 5,964 species
  • 6,410 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
Extra Statistics