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. Please note: when searching our collection, all catalog numbers follow the format ASUHEC######

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: 2bb2a2e8-c907-40c9-a2d2-65bb4959e939
Digital Metadata: EML File
Arizona State University (Rowsey D.)
734 W Alameda Drive
Tempe, Arizona   85282
(480) 727-5870
Collection Statistics
  • 35,733 specimen records
  • 33,528 (94%) georeferenced
  • 5 (0.01%) with images (10 total images)
  • 34,238 (96%) identified to species
  • 102 families
  • 415 genera
  • 944 species
  • 1,184 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
Extra Statistics
Taxon Distribution
Taxon Distribution