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, tl534@drexel.edu
Collection Manager: Chelsea Smith, 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
  • 574,235 specimen records
  • 274,373 (48%) georeferenced
  • 523,782 (91%) with images (523,981 total images)
  • 492,051 (86%) identified to species
  • 445 families
  • 3,967 genera
  • 18,809 species
  • 7,671 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
Extra Statistics
Geographic Distribution
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