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 17,000 species, including over 9,400 species with photographs, and feature the work of more than 800 naturalists and photographers. MBP in the Press: Aqua Kids TV show (Amazon) | Baltimore Sun article | CNS interview (Read about how to help)

- New diamondback moth species added to MBP - Dame's Rocket Moth (M. Etheridge, ver. B. Biagi).   (5/21/2018)

- New leaf miner fly species added to MBP - Calycomyza promissa (J. Emm, det. C. Eiseman).   (5/21/2018)

- New rust genus (Phragmidium) added to MBP - Rose Rust (R. & J. Solem).   (5/19/2018)

- New common barklouse species complex added to MBP - Trichadenotecnum alexanderae (B. Thurlow, det. D. Young).   (5/19/2018)

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Species in checklists - 17,714

Species with photographs - 9,842

Total photos - 109,155

Total records - 403,982


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