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 syrphid fly added to MBP - Eumerus funeralis (S. Scholnick, det. B. Dean).   (12/15/2018)

- New assassin bug added to MBP - Oncerotrachelus acuminatus (J. Gallagher, det. K. Wolgemuth).   (12/15/2018)

- New longlegged fly species added to MBP - Chrysotus bellus (B. Keim, det. J. Carr).   (12/15/2018)

- New longlegged fly genus added to MBP - Achradocera barbata (S. Scholnick, ver. J.F. Carr).   (12/14/2018)

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Species in checklists - 18,067

Species with photographs - 10,332

Total photos - 128,824

Total records - 427,798


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