This collection is comprised of an extract of specimen records from AntWeb is the world's largest online database of images, specimen records, and natural history information on ants. It is community driven and open to contribution from anyone with specimen records, natural history comments, or images. These records are also included in the AntWeb's iDigBio feed. Further aggregation is not recommended.
Contact: Dr. Brian Fisher (
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Data snapshot of local collection database
Last Update: 5 January 2018
Digital Metadata: EML File
Rights Holder: The California Academy of Sciences -
California Academy of Sciences
55 Music Concourse Dr
San Francisco, California   94118
United States of America
(415) 379-8000
Collection Statistics
  • 648,747 specimen records
  • 596,845 (92%) georeferenced
  • 304,910 (47%) identified to species
  • 33 families
  • 307 genera
  • 7,033 species
  • 8,409 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
Extra Statistics
The National Science Foundation
This project made possible by National Science Foundation Award EF 1207371