Arizona State University Fossil Plant Collection (ASU-PBC)

The Plant Fossil Collections are curated by Kathleen B. Pigg. Our holdings include around 15,000 megafossil specimens as well as coal balls and silicifications, a fossil and extant palynomorph collection, and extant wood and anatomical sections. Strengths of the collection include Late Paleocene, Eocene and Miocene floras of western North America, Gondawana floras of Australia, and Paleozoic and Cretaceous plant fossils of Arizona.

Curator: Kathleen B. Pigg, kpigg@asu.edu (ORCID #: 0000-0002-8182-8461)
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Data snapshot of local collection database
Last Update: 13 July 2022
IPT / DwC-A Source:
Digital Metadata: EML File
Address:
Arizona State University
Biodiversity Knowledge Integration Center
734 West Alameda Drive
Tempe, AZ   85282
USA
Collection Statistics
  • 259 specimen records
  • 0 georeferenced
  • 249 (96%) with images (330 total images)
  • 56 (22%) identified to species
  • 22 genera
  • 23 species
  • 23 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
Extra Statistics