Arizona State University Mammalogy Collection (ASU-ASUMAC)

The Mammal Collection consists of around 9,000 museum mounts of mammal skins and skulls as well as some taxidermy-mounted heads of some larger mammals. The research collection represents the second-largest mammal collection in Arizona. A teaching collection is housed separately. The specimen catalog of mammals is maintained on paper, but are being newly digitized as of August, 2014, and onwards.
Contact: Charlotte Johnston (
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Live Data managed directly within data portal
Global Unique Identifier: c53c1352-2f5d-4729-87f8-297f87364017
Digital Metadata: EML File
Arizona State University
734 W Alameda Drive
Tempe, Arizona   85282
(480) 727-5860
Collection Statistics
  • 8,422 specimen records
  • 8,381 (100%) georeferenced
  • 7,829 (93%) identified to species
  • 35 families
  • 80 genera
  • 165 species
  • 168 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
Extra Statistics