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 and northwestern Mexico. 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)
Specimen Loan and Collection Use Request Form:
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) 727-5870
Collection Statistics
  • 8,997 specimen records
  • 8,703 (97%) georeferenced
  • 61 (0.68%) with images (192 total images)
  • 8,346 (93%) identified to species
  • 35 families
  • 89 genera
  • 173 species
  • 178 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
Extra Statistics