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Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University (PH)

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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 Statistics

  • 606,028 specimen records
  • 284,248 (47%) georeferenced
  • 596,055 (98%) with images (601,293 total images)
  • 560,175 (92%) identified to species
  • 445 families
  • 5,632 genera
  • 33,435 species
  • 36,302 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)

Extra Statistics

Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Live Data managed directly within data portal
Last Update: 2 April 2024
Global Unique Identifier: 019a3280-a69f-4312-bb30-8556e270f1a5
Digital Metadata:EML File
Taxon Distribution
Taxon Distribution