University of Nebraska at Omaha Herbarium (OMA)

In October 2021, the lichen herbarium at the University of Nebraska at Omaha (OMA) was transferred for management at the Field Museum in Chicago, Illnois.

Collection Manager (Mycology & Lichenology - Field Museum): Todd Widhelm,, 13126657057 (ORCID #: 0000-0001-6453-3429)
Curator: Robert S. Egan,
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Data snapshot of local collection database
Last Update: 26 February 2021
Digital Metadata: EML File
Field Museum
1400 S Lake Shore Drive
Gantz Family Collection Center
Chicago, Illinois   60605
United States
Collection Statistics
  • 19,336 specimen records
  • 5,538 (29%) georeferenced
  • 19,141 (99%) identified to species
  • 107 families
  • 413 genera
  • 2,350 species
  • 2,452 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
Extra Statistics
Geographic Distribution
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