How To Delete a Specimen Record

In order to delete a specimen record(s) in Arctos, you must first create an Encumbrance

Note that you can only delete a maximum of 1000 specimen records at a time through this method.

Create an Encumbrance to Delete Specimen Records

Go to Manage Data -> Metadata -> Encumbrances from the main Tools menu (If you do not see this menu, you will need to request access). From the Encumbrances screen, click on the “Create an Encumbrance” hyperlink at the top of the page. Fill in the required fields with generic information so that you can reuse this encumbrance any time you would like to delete a specimen record now or in the future:

Delete Specimen Records