Field Museum of Natural History - Bryophytes (FMNH-Bryophytes)

The bryophyte collection at The Field Museum is a major resource for bryophyte systematics, particularly for Central and South American, temperate Australasian, North American and European taxa. The collection consists of more than 200,000 specimens, including 127,614 moss and 51,508 hepatic specimens with a total of 2,284 types.

Technology Liaison to Science: Sharon Grant,
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Data snapshot of local collection database
Last Update: 13 November 2023
IPT / DwC-A Source:
Digital Metadata: EML File
Rights Holder: Field Museum of Natural History
Cite this collection:
Field Museum of Natural History - Bryophytes. Occurrence dataset (ID: 704a17d3-d7df-4dc3-9460-6375e03ac268) accessed via the New Brunswick Museum Collections Portal, /portal, 2024-07-20).
Collection Statistics
  • 447 specimen records
  • 367 (82%) georeferenced
  • 445 (100%) with images (462 total images)
  • 433 (97%) identified to species
  • 39 families
  • 93 genera
  • 195 species
  • 214 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
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