New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science Herbarium (NMMNH-Herb)

The mission of the New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science Bioscience Collection is to provide access to the museum’s collections of plants, mammals, birds, reptiles and amphibians, insects and molluscs that represent the natural history of New Mexico and southwestern North America (United States and Mexico).These collections are used for education, research and exhibits. The botany specimens are preserved herbarium sheets with some seed slides.

Bioscience Collections Manager: Lindsey Frederick, Lindsey.Frederick@dca.nm.gov, 505-841-2867 (ORCID #: 0000-0002-6061-6670)
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Data snapshot of local collection database
Last Update: 17 May 2024
Digital Metadata: EML File
Address:
New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science
1801 Mountain Road NW
Albuquerque, New Mexico   87104-1375
United States
505-841-2807
Collection Statistics
  • 3,656 specimen records
  • 602 (16%) georeferenced
  • 2 (0.05%) with images (2 total images)
  • 3,387 (93%) identified to species
  • 195 families
  • 678 genera
  • 1,352 species
  • 1,552 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
Extra Statistics