Academy of Natural Sciences Entomology Collection - Live Data (ANSP-ENT)

Live specimen data from The Academy of Natural Sciences Entomology Collection. Data in this collection includes LepNet and OrthopNet related records. Live data contributions towards SCAN for other TCN/PEN related projects where ANSP Entomology is a participant will be entered here.

Contact for LepNet: Jason Weintraub,
Contact for OrthopNet: Greg Cowper,
Contact: Jason Weintraub, Collection Manager (
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Live Data managed directly within data portal
Global Unique Identifier: af7140c3-4aa2-41ac-b3e9-4c7415b3ce90
Digital Metadata: EML File
Rights Holder: Academy of Natural Sciences
Access Rights: CC BY-NC (Attribution-Non-Commercial)
Collection Statistics
  • 55,284 specimen records
  • 10,684 (19%) georeferenced
  • 52,690 (95%) identified to species
  • 19 families
  • 691 genera
  • 2,114 species
  • 2,418 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
Extra Statistics
The National Science Foundation
This project made possible by National Science Foundation Award EF 1207371