Arizona State University Mammalogy Collection (ASU-ASUMAC)

The Mammalogy Collection at the ASU Natural History Collections contains approximately 9,000 specimens representing more than 160 species, with a geographic concentration in the southwestern United States with regionally important collections from the Kaibab Plateau, the Mogollon Rim, the Sonoran Desert, and the Santa Catalina Mountains. The research collection represents the second-largest mammal collection in Arizona. A teaching collection is housed separately. Please note: when searching our collection, all catalog numbers follow the format ASUMAC######

Collection Manager: Dakota Rowsey,, (480)727-5870 (ORCID #: 0000-0002-5925-0579)
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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 (Rowsey D.)
734 W Alameda Drive
Tempe, Arizona   85282
(480) 727-5870
Collection Statistics
  • 8,991 specimen records
  • 8,715 (97%) georeferenced
  • 87 (0.97%) with images (468 total images)
  • 8,368 (93%) identified to species
  • 35 families
  • 89 genera
  • 173 species
  • 178 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
Extra Statistics
Geographic Distribution
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