Find the Locality to Edit

From Specimen Search

From Locality Search

Understand what’s being edited

At the top of the edit locality page, you should see a red box with a summary of what’s using the locality (specimens and media). Any edits will affect ALL of those things. If that is not intended, STOP and find a different pathway. /how_to/How-to-Reassign-Specimens-to-Another-Locality.html may be useful.

Change the Higher Geography

Higher Geography is used to describe the larger geography (county level and above) under which a Specific Locality falls. To change the Higher Geography for a Specific Locality (and all records tied to that Locality_ID), in the Edit Locality window:

Edit the Specific Locality