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 root-maggot Fly fly species added to MBP - Eutrichota fuscipes (S. Scholnick, ver. J. F. Carr).   (2/21/2020)

- New fungus genus added to MBP - Fringed Tubaria (J. and R. Solem).   (2/19/2020)

- New rove beetle species added to MBP - Platydracus cupripennis (B. Hubick, det. B. Büche).   (2/18/2020)

- New fungus family (Serpulaceae) added to MBP - Dry Rot (E. Concari, J. and R. Solem).   (2/18/2020)

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Species in checklists - 18,518

Species with photographs - 10,848

Total photos - 159,614

Total records - 466,901


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