Maryland Biodiversity Project (MBP) is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization focused on cataloging all the living things of Maryland. Our goal is to promote education and conservation by helping to build a vibrant nature study community. The project was started in June 2012 by Bill Hubick and Jim Brighton. Our community has cataloged over 18,000 species, including over 10,000 species with photographs, and feature the work of more than 1,000 naturalists and photographers. MBP in the Press: Aqua Kids TV show (Amazon) | Baltimore Sun article | CNS interview (Read about how to help)

- New ensign wasp species added to MBP - Evaniella semaeoda (B. Thurlow, det. R. Hill).   (6/19/2019)

- New fungus species added to MBP - Mucilago crustacea (J. & R. Solem, S. Muller).   (6/18/2019)

- New symphyta species added to MBP - Pine False Webworm (E. Concari).   (6/16/2019)

- New spider beetle genus added to MBP - Ptinus sp. (B. Thurlow, ver. V. Belov).   (6/16/2019)

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Species in checklists - 18,289

Species with photographs - 10,539

Total photos - 141,275

Total records - 447,256


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