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.
Contacts: 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
  • 521,659 specimen records
  • 170,401 (33%) georeferenced
  • 521,655 (100%) with images (521,847 total images)
  • 488,098 (94%) identified to species
  • 234 families
  • 2,025 genera
  • 6,307 species
  • 6,772 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
Extra Statistics
Taxon Distribution
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