Kenneth S. Norris Center for Natural History at University of California Santa Cruz (UCSC)

The Kenneth S. Norris Center for Natural History is dedicated to cultivating natural history skills for students of all ages, fostering each student's passion for the natural world, and supporting natural history research that serves as the basis for understanding the complex and rapidly changing ecosystems around us.
Contacts: Ken Kellman,
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Live Data managed directly within data portal
Global Unique Identifier: 11fcb00a-9d25-44bb-9912-fab32939cbe2
Digital Metadata: EML File
University of California Santa Cruz Lichens
Department of Environmental Studies
Museum of Natural History, 1156 High St.
Santa Cruz, CA   95064
Collection Statistics
  • 1,085 specimen records
  • 862 (79%) georeferenced
  • 202 (19%) with images (609 total images)
  • 1,039 (96%) identified to species
  • 76 families
  • 141 genera
  • 391 species
  • 397 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
Extra Statistics
Geographic Distribution - Youngers Lagoon Reserve
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