LSAM Searchable Specimen Database

The LSAM is transitioning to an online searchable database through Specify 7Cloud.

Specify 7 is a web implementation of Specify’s biological collections data management platform. The LSAM is in the process of moving our databased specimens from Specify6 to the Specify7 cloud based platform.

Approximately 200,000 of the 1 million specimens housed in the LSAM collection will be searchable online once the transition is complete. We are always adding new records to the database and updating recent determinations but be aware all relevant data may not be represented. Therefore, we encourage you to contact the curator directly for specimen information. Curator: Victoria Bayless

If you are interested in learning about Specify, please see their website at Specify 7 | Specify Collections Consortium (

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