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 17,700 species, including over 9,900 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)

- And another new scelionid wasp added to MBP - Trissolcus brochymenae (E.J. Talamus et al., 2015).   (8/16/2018)

- Another new scelionid wasp added to MBP - Trissolcus euschisti (E.J. Talamus et al., 2015).   (8/16/2018)

- New scelionid wasp added to MBP - Telenomus podisi (E.J. Talamus et al., 2015).   (8/16/2018)

- And another gall wasp added to MBP - Larger Empty Oak Apple Wasp (B. Harms, det. C. Eiseman).   (8/15/2018)

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Species in checklists - 17,897

Species with photographs - 10,077

Total photos - 118,705

Total records - 416,613


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