Smithsonian Institution - National Museum of Natural History (SI-NMNH)

Public records of accessioned specimens and observations curated by the National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution. This collection is comprised of an extract from the National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution IPT. These records are also included in the National Museum of Natural History iDigBio feed. Please download data directly from the National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution IPT.
Contact: Thomas Orrell (orrellt@si.edu)
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Data snapshot of local collection database
Last Update: 21 December 2016
Usage Rights: CC0 1.0 (Public-domain)
Collection Statistics:
  • 712,629 specimen records
  • 229,316 (32%) georeferenced
  • 314,738 (44%) identified to species
  • 1,975 families
  • 14,624 genera
  • 70,455 species
  • 71,582 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
Extra Statistics
The National Science Foundation
This project made possible by National Science Foundation Award EF 1207371
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