Arizona State University Herpetology Collection (ASU-ASUHEC)

The Herpetology Collection at the ASU Natural History Collections contains approximately 38,000 specimens representing more than 900 species, with a geographic concentration in the western United States and northwestern Mexico.
Contacts: Nico Franz (
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Live Data managed directly within data portal
Global Unique Identifier: 2bb2a2e8-c907-40c9-a2d2-65bb4959e939
Digital Metadata: EML File
Collection Statistics
  • 33,956 specimen records
  • 32,311 (95%) georeferenced
  • 3 (0.01%) with images
  • 32,679 (96%) identified to species
  • 101 families
  • 404 genera
  • 914 species
  • 1,131 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
Extra Statistics
Taxon Distribution
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