Locality Documentation

Find the Locality to Edit

From 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 (cataloged items 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

Edit this Documentation

If you see something that needs to be edited in this document, you can create an issue using the link under the search widget at the top left side of this page, or you can edit directly here.