fauna database

Arizona State University Mammal Collection (ASU-ASUMAC)

The Mammal Collection consists of around 9,000 museum mounts of mammal skins and skulls as well as some taxidermy-mounted heads of some larger mammals. The research collection represents the second-largest mammal collection in Arizona. A teaching collection is housed separately. The specimen catalog of mammals is maintained on paper, but are being newly digitized as of August, 2014, and onwards.
Contact: Charlotte Johnston (charlotte.johnston@asu.edu)
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) 727-5860
Collection Statistics
  • 8,422 specimen records
  • 8,260 (98%) georeferenced
  • 7,744 (92%) identified to species
  • 35 families
  • 79 genera
  • 161 species
  • 164 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
Extra Statistics