Announcements

This page provides a list of updates to site content, as well as general Maryland natural history news

- New aphid species added to MBP - Spiny Witch Hazel Gall Aphid (J. Brighton)   (3/29/2017)

- New fungus genus (Aleurodiscus) added to MBP - Hophornbeam Disc (J. Solem).   (3/29/2017)

- New mite species added to MBP - Dog Follicle Mite (Demodectic Mange) (P. Treece).   (3/24/2017)

- New sand wasp species added to MBP - Ectemnius decemmaculatus (S. Scholnick, det. J.S. Ascher).   (3/20/2017)

- New species of clothes moth added to MBP - Homosetia costisignella (S. Schade, ver. R. Downer).   (3/20/2017)

- New frit fly genus added to MBP - Meromyza (M. Etheridge & T. Wilson, det. J.F. Carr & K. Bayless)   (3/20/2017)

- New syrphid fly species added to MBP - Eristalis saxorum (J. Brighton, det. J. Ascher).   (3/18/2017)

- New long-jawed orb weaver spider added to MBP - Pachygnatha tristriata (M. Etheridge).   (3/14/2017)

- New beetle family (Ptinidae, Death-watch and Spider Beetles) added to MBP - Oligomerus (M. Etheridge, det. V. Belov).   (3/14/2017)

- New leaf beetle genus added to MBP - Acanthoscelides (M. Etheridge, det. V. Belov).   (3/14/2017)

- New common barklouse genus added to MBP - Trichadenotecnum slossonae (S. Schade, det. V. Belov).   (3/12/2017)

- New rove beetle genus added to MBP - Tachyporus (S. Scholnick, ver. V. Belov).   (3/12/2017)

- New phylum added to MBP - Nemertine Worms (Lineus rubra) (R. Aguilar, det. E. Keppel).   (3/10/2017)

- Fungi taxonomic review and many updates incorporated courtesy of Bob Solem.   (3/9/2017)

- Two newly described lichen species honor Ron Gutberlet and Sam Dyke (Lendemer & Ray, 2017).   (3/4/2017)

- Entered the 300,000th record into the MBP database! - Pied-billed Grebe (M. Addicks)   (2/28/2017)

- New ichneumonid wasp genus added to MBP - Platylabus clarus (M. Etheridge, det. R. Hill).   (2/28/2017)

- A new (as yet undescribed) species of leaf blotch miner moth added to MBP - Acrocercops n. sp. (M. Etheridge, det. R. Downer).   (2/26/2017)

- New moth species add to MBP - Carrionflower Moth (S. Schade)   (2/19/2017)

- New family of hydrozoan added to MBP (Rathkeidae) - Rathkea octopunctata (K. McDonald, det. M. Ford).   (2/17/2017)

- Added National Aquarium BioHut inventory records for 2014-2016, including 13 species new for MBP in Baltimore City!   (2/16/2017)

- New species of roundworm added to MBP - Dog Roundworm (P. Treece)   (2/16/2017)

- New species of roundworm added to MBP - Dog Whipworm (P. Treece)   (2/16/2017)

- New mite species added to MBP - Sarcoptes scabiei (P. Treece)   (2/16/2017)

- Added 9,600+ Maryland butterfly records from butterfly expert Tom Stock! (Thanks, Tom!)   (2/15/2017)

- New moth species added to MBP - Chrysendeton imitabilis (S. Schade)   (2/15/2017)

- Blasted past 17,000 Maryland species cataloged!   (2/12/2017)

- 1,500+ verified records processed from 2016 moth/arthropod surveys courtesy of Tim Reichard et al.   (2/10/2017)

- New ship-timber beetle species added to MBP - Sapwood Timberworm (T. Reichard, det. B. B├╝che).   (2/10/2017)

- New leafhopper species added to MBP - Arboridia pfrimmeri (T. Reichard, det. J. Ascher).   (2/10/2017)

- New moth species added to MBP - Monochroa angustipennella (T. Reichard, det. R. Downer).   (2/10/2017)

- New leafhopper species added to MBP - Hymetta balteata (T. Reichard, det. K. Kittelberger).   (2/10/2017)

- New small minnow mayfly added to MBP - Callibaetis skokianus (T. Wilson, det. R. Rohrbeck).   (2/9/2017)

- New weevil added to MBP - Lixus mucidus (T. Wilson, det. V. Belov).   (2/9/2017)

- New antlike flower beetle added to MBP - Malporus properus (B. Steury).   (2/9/2017)

- New Tachinid fly added to MBP - Eutrixa exilis (T. Reichard, det. J. F. Carr).   (2/4/2017)

- New leafhopper species added to MBP - Agalliopsis cervina (T. Reichard, det. J. Rosenfeld).   (2/4/2017)

- New marsh beetle genus added to MBP - Contacyphon (T. Reichard).   (2/4/2017)

- New midge species added to MBP - Coelotanypus scapularis (T. Reichard, det. J. F. Carr).   (2/3/2017)

- New click beetle genus added to MBP - Dicrepidius palmatus (T. Reichard, det. B. Mathison).   (2/3/2017)

- New beetle genus added to MBP - Ischnocerus infuscatus (T. Reichard, det. V. Belov).   (2/3/2017)

- MBP is now leveraging AWS/S3 cloud storage for economical scaling of ever-increasing storage needs!   (2/2/2017)

- Congratulations to Bill Harms for becoming only the fourth photographer with over 2,000 images featured at MBP!   (2/1/2017)

- New owlet moth genus added to MBP - Lateroligia, Double Lobed Moth (S. Schade and F. Pope).   (2/1/2017)

- New spider wasp genus added to MBP - Dipogon (M. Etheridge and E. Dankowicz, det. N. Fensler).   (2/1/2017)

- Reached 8,800 Maryland species with photos!    (1/29/2017)

- New silverfish genus added to MBP - Four-lined Silverfish (B. Thurlow, det. K. Wolgemuth).   (1/29/2017)

- New flower wasp genus added to MBP - Tiphia (M. Etheridge, det. J.S. Ascher).   (1/29/2017)

- New family (!) of chalcid wasps added to MBP - Chalcidae (B. Thurlow, det. R. Hill).   (1/29/2017)

- New fruit fly genus added to MBP - Xanthaciura (B. Thurlow, det. R. Hill).   (1/28/2017)

- New erebid moth added to MBP - Robinson's Underwing (L. Line).   (1/28/2017)

- A new ichneumon wasp added to MBP - Cratichneumon paratus (B. Thurlow, det. R. Hill).   (1/26/2017)

- MBP now has records of Sassafras for all Maryland counties and Baltimore City (C. Reed, Balt. City).   (1/26/2017)

- New ground spider genus added to MBP - Zelotes (M. Etheridge).   (1/22/2017)

- New state beetle record added to MBP from Calvert County! - Anisodactylus haplomus (collected by Brent Steury).   (1/21/2017)

- Added 2016 small mammal survey data from Antietam NB, including first MBP records for Least Shrew for Washington Co. Thanks, Scott Bates!   (1/21/2017)

- MBP now has records of Lyre-leaved Sage for all Maryland counties and Baltimore City (J. Brighton, Cecil).   (1/19/2017)

- New longlegged fly added to MBP - Condylostylus comatus (B. Thurlow, det. J.F. Carr).   (1/19/2017)

- New shield bearer moth added to MBP - Antispila freemani (S. Schade).   (1/19/2017)

- New false longhorn beetle added to MBP - False Leptura Beetle (S. Shade, det. Junsuk Kim).   (1/17/2017)

- New leafhopper genus added to MBP - Yellowfaced Leafhopper (B. Thurlow, det. K. Wolgemuth).   (1/17/2017)

- MBP now has records of Tall Goldenrod for all Maryland counties and Baltimore City (C. Reed, Balt. City).    (1/16/2017)

- New weevil genus added to MBP - Dietzella (S. Housten, det. C. Eiseman and V. Belov).   (1/16/2017)

- New moth added to MBP - Dusky-backed Filatima (M. Etheridge).   (1/16/2017)

- MBP now has records of Common Yarrow for all Maryland counties and Baltimore City (C. Reed, Balt. City).   (1/13/2017)

- MBP published our 100th tweet on Twitter. If on Twitter, be sure to follow us!   (1/13/2017)

- MBP now has records of Black Elderberry for all Maryland counties and Baltimore City (C. Reed, Balt. City).    (1/12/2017)

- New root-maggot fly added to MBP - Hylemya urbica (S. Scholnick, det. J. Carr).   (1/10/2017)

- New millipede genus added to MBP - Cylindroiulus (S. Scholnick, T. Wilson, and E. Dankowicz).   (1/10/2017)

- MBP now has records of Common Jack in the Pulpit for all Maryland counties and Baltimore City.   (1/7/2017)

- New twirler moth added to MBP - Anacampsis fragariella (D. Webb, det. R. Downer).   (1/2/2017)

- New soldier wasp added to MBP - Anoplius semirufus (S. Scholnick, det. B. Biagi)   (1/1/2017)

- New soldier fly genus added - Myxosargus (B. Ott, det. K. Wolgemuth).   (1/1/2017)

- New scarab beetle added to MBP - Phyllophaga spreta (M. Burchett). This is the first MD individual Mike is aware of since the type specimen was collected in MD sometime prior to 1887.   (1/1/2017)

- New gall midge added to MBP - Neolasioptera boehmeriae (T. Wilson, det. C. Eiseman).   (12/31/2016)

- MBP western MD county range complete for Eastern Bottlebrush Grass (J. Wilkinson, Frederick Co.).   (12/30/2016)

- Updated Gomphidae taxonomy per Ware et al. (2016) (B. Coulter).   (12/30/2016)

- New fungus weevil added to MBP - Euparius paganus (T. Wilson, det. V. Belov).   (12/30/2016)

- MBP now has records for Isabella Tiger Moth for all 23 Maryland counties and Baltimore City (T. Wilson, Balt. City).   (12/30/2016)

- New shoot fly genus added to MBP - Atherigona (J. Christopherson, det. M. Hauser).   (12/30/2016)

- New whirligig mite genus added to MBP - Anystis (J. Christopherson, det. R. Fisher).   (12/30/2016)

- A new leaf beetle genus added to MBP - Mantura floridana (T. Wilson, det. C. Eiseman).   (12/29/2016)

- Completed taxonomic update/sync of Hydradephaga (C.L. Staines) (T. Reichard, B. Coulter).   (12/29/2016)

- New fly species added to MBP - Lispe sociabilis (S. Scholnick, det. N. Vikhrev).   (12/29/2016)

- New rove beetle genus added to MBP - Carpelimus (S. Scholnick).   (12/29/2016)

- Moth species #2,500 for MBP! - Pannaria Wave Moth (S. Housten).   (9/30/2014)

- New beetle family added to MBP - Parasitic Flat Bark Beetles (Passandridae) (J. Willey).   (12/29/2016)

- New weevil added to MBP - Conotrachelus naso (S. Schade, det. V. Belov).   (12/28/2016)

- New syrphid fly added to MBP - Epistrophe grossulariae (P. Horn, det. B. Dean).   (12/28/2016)

- New tachinid fly genus added to MBP - Leschenaultia (B. Thurlow, M. Etheridge, T. Wilson).   (12/23/2016)

- New weevil species added to MBP - Sphenophorus costipennis (B. Hubick, det. V. Belov).   (4/12/2013)

- New cuckoo wasp genus added to MBP - Pseudisobrachium (S. Scholnick).   (12/20/2016)

- New blow fly genus added to MBP - Phormia (S. Scholnick).   (12/20/2016)

- First record of Black-headed Grosbeak for St. Mary's Co. (P. Rose).   (12/13/2016)

- A new gall/wood midge added to MBP - Dasineura parthenocissi (T. Wilson).   (12/18/2016)

- A new gall/wood midge added to MBP - Asteromyia modesta (T. Wilson).   (12/18/2016)

- New plant bug added to MBP - Rhinocapsus rubricans (M. Wilson, S. Scholnick, and E. Dankowicz).   (12/17/2016)

- New weevil genus added to MBP - Phyllotrox ferrugineus (B. Thurlow).   (12/17/2016)

- New plant bug added to MBP - Stenodema vicinum (S. Schade).   (12/17/2016)

- New weevil added to MBP - Lignyodes helvolus (M. Etheridge and E. Gofreed).   (12/17/2016)

- New plant bug genus added to MBP - Orthops scutellatus (E. Stanley).   (12/17/2016)

- New plant bug genus added to MBP - Parapsallus vitellinus (M. Etheridge).   (12/17/2016)

- New twirler moth added to MBP - Buffy Dichomeris Moth (L. Line).   (12/15/2016)

- New leafminer moth added to MBP - Coptotriche castaneaeella (T. Wilson).   (12/15/2016)

- New mayfly species added to MBP - Hexagenia atrocaudata (B. Hubick, det. R. Rohrbeck).    (12/13/2016)

- Added a new fly to MBP - Long-tailed Dance Fly (T. Wilson).   (12/8/2016)

- New xylophagid fly genus added to MBP - Rachicerus (T. Wilson).   (12/8/2016)

- New stiletto fly genus added - Ozodiceromyia (T. Wilson).   (12/7/2016)

- New syrphid fly added to MBP - Ocyptamus fascipennis (T. Wilson and P. Horn).   (12/7/2016)

- New syrphid fly added to MBP - Microdon aurulentus (T. Wilson).   (12/7/2016)

- New leaf miner fly added to MBP - Liriomyza taraxaci (T. Wilson).   (12/7/2016)

- New tachinid fly genus added to MBP - Hemyda aurata (T. Wilson).   (12/7/2016)

- Photos added for Maryland's Corn Crake specimen (11/28/1900) (courtesy of R. Wiltraut).   (12/5/2016)

- Deer bot fly added to MBP - Cephenemyia phobifer (T. Wilson).   (12/5/2016)

- New leaf miner fly added to MBP - Calycomyza malvae (T. Wilson).   (12/5/2016)

- New tachinid fly added to MBP - Belvosia unifasciata (T. Wilson).   (12/5/2016)

- New tachinid fly added to MBP - Archytas marmoratus (T. WIlson).   (12/5/2016)

- New twirler moth added to MBP - Pseudochelaria walsinghami (D. Webb).   (12/5/2016)

- Finally added Masked Booby to the MBP bird checklist (M. Lutmerding). Congrats, Mikey!   (8/21/2016)

- New Stigmella leaf mining moths added to MBP - apicialbella, caryaefoliella, fuscotibiella, intermedia, juglandifoliella, populetorum, rhoifoliella, saginella, and tiliella (T. Wilson).   (12/4/2016)

- New ermine moth genus added to MBP - Proleucoptera (T. Wilson).   (12/2/2016)

- New sawfly genus added to MBP - Profenusa, the Hawthorn Leaf Miner (T. Wilson).   (12/2/2016)

- New leaf miner moth added to MBP - Porphyrosela minuta (T. Wilson).   (12/2/2016)

- Five new Phytomyza leaf miner flies added to MBP - crassiseta, davisii, ilicicola, opacae, and osmorhizae (T. Wilson).   (12/2/2016)

- New leaf blotch miner moth added to MBP - Phyllonorycter argentinotella (T. Wilson).   (12/1/2016)

- New leaf blotch miner moth added to MBP - Phyllocnistis ampelopsiella (T. Wilson).   (12/1/2016)

- New leaf miner fly added to MBP - Nemorimyza posticata (T. Wilson).   (12/1/2016)

- New leaf miner moth added to MBP - Mompha terminella (T. Wilson).   (12/1/2116)

- New leaf miner moth added to MBP - Marmara smilacisella (T. Wilson).   (12/1/2016)

- New fly genus added to MBP - Gnadochaeta (S. Scholnick).   (11/29/2016)

- New fungus added to MBP - Spreading Brown Cup (R. and J. Solem, L. Hunt).   (11/27/2016)

- New tortricid moth added to MBP - Cochylis bucera (J. Glaser).   (11/27/2016)

- First record of Black-throated Gray Warbler for Harford Co. (Fannings).   (11/26/2016)

- Added a new tortricid moth to MBP - Cenopis karacana (J. Glaser).   (11/24/2016)

- New fungus added to MBP - Fan-shaped Jelly Fungus (J. and R. Solem, R. Orr).   (11/21/2016)

- Added 274 Eastern Neck NWR Carabidae records from C.L. Staines (proc. by T. Reichard).   (11/20/2016)

- Added Virginia Pine specialist gall midge - Thecodiplosis brachynteroides (M. Etheridge).   (11/19/2016)

- First record of Black-legged Kittiwake for Allegany Co. found by J.B. Churchill.   (11/19/2016)

- New marsh fly added to MBP - Limnia shannoni (S. Scholnick).   (11/19/2016)

- New rove beetle added to MBP - Oxyporus stygicus (E. Stanley/Jemicy School).   (11/19/2016)

- First record of Gray Kingbird for Kent Co. found by Mike Hudson.   (11/16/2016)

- New moth added to MBP - Gypsonoma substitutionis (J. Glaser).   (11/15/2016)

- New fungus added to MBP - Pluteus petasatus (J. and R. Solem).   (11/15/2016)

- New fungus added to MBP - Orange-yellow Marasmius (R. and J. Solem).   (11/15/2016)

- New moth added to MBP - Bucculatrix angustata (D. Webb).   (11/13/2016)

- New mayfly genus added to MBP - Acentrella (S. Scholnick).   (11/13/2016)

- New barklouse added to MBP - Blaste quieta (S. Scholnick).   (11/13/2016)

- New fungus genus added to MBP - Rhizomarasmius (R. and J. Solem).   (11/13/2016)

- New fungus added to MBP - Alcohol Inky Cap (J. and R. Solem).   (11/12/2016)

- New class of fungus added to MBP - Atractiellomycetes (J. and R. Solem, R. Orr).   (11/12/2016)

- New fungus added to MBP - Mycena niveipes (J. and R. Solem).   (11/11/2016)

- New class added to MBP - Sea Stars! (aka Starfish) (B. Hubick)   (11/10/2016)

- First record of Say's Phoebe for Anne Arundel Co. found by Dan Haas.   (11/9/2016)

- New fly family added to MBP - Sun Flies (Heleomyzidae) (P. Horn).   (11/6/2016)

- First record of Lark Sparrow for QA Co. banded at Chino Farms.   (11/3/2016)

- New fungus species added to MBP - Calostoma lutescens (D. Webb)   (11/2/2016)

- New bacteria phylum added - Proteobacteria (The Washington Post).   (10/23/2016)

- New fungus family added to MBP - Pleosporaceae (R. Orr).   (10/23/2016)

- New fungus added to MBP - Clitocybe robusta (R. Orr).   (10/23/2016)

- New fungus genus added to MBP - Dacryopinax (R. Orr).   (10/23/2016)

- New fungus added to MBP - Fused Marasmius (B. Ott, J. and R. Solem).   (10/23/2016)

- New bot fly species for MBP - Squirrel Bot Fly (K. Fleming).   (10/22/2016)

- New moth added to MBP - Bactra priapeia (J. Glaser).   (10/20/2016)

- New moth genus added to MBP - Cadra (J. Glaser, D. Ferguson).   (10/19/2016)

- New moth added to MBP - Southern Pine Coneworm (J. Glaser).   (10/15/2016)

- New moth added to MBP - Lesser Loblolly Pineconeworm Moth (J. Glaser).   (10/15/2016)

- New crane fly genus added to MBP - Symplecta (B. Thurlow).   (10/15/2016)

- Mark Etheridge has processed 10,000 MBP records. Thank you, Mark!   (10/13/2016)

- Reached 8,000 Maryland species with photos!    (10/13/2016)

- New syrphid fly genus added to MBP - Pelecinobaccha (S. Scholnick).   (10/12/2016)

- New exotic species page added to MBP - False Map Turtle (A. Wilson).   (10/12/2016)

- New bee species for Maryland - Triepeolus distinctus (S. Droege/USGS PWRC).   (10/12/2016)

- New rust fly genus added to MBP - Psila (J. Gallagher).   (10/12/2016)

- New dance fly genus added to MBP - Platypalpus (S. Scholnick).   (10/12/2016)

- New thread-waisted wasp added to MBP - Podium luctuosum (P. Horn).   (10/12/2016)

- New leaf beetle added to MBP - Calligrapha ignota (R. Orr).   (10/8/2016)

- New moth family added to MBP - Epermeniidae (M. Etheridge).   (10/9/2016)

- New leafhopper genus added to MBP - Menosoma (M. Etheridge).   (10/8/2016)

- New phylum added to MBP - Protozoa.   (10/8/2016)

- New crane fly added to MBP - Limonia cinctipes (M. Etheridge).   (10/8/2016)

- New springtail added to MBP - Entomobrya atrocincta (D. Hudgins, T. Wilson, E. Dankowicz).   (10/8/2016)

- New moth added to MBP - Caloptilia invariabilis (M. Etheridge).   (10/8/2016)

- New click beetle genus added to MBP - Hypoganus (M. Etheridge).   (10/8/2016)

- New slime mold family added to MBP - Dictydiaethalium plumbeum (B. Harms).   (10/9/2016)

- New spider added to MBP - Phylloneta pictipes (P. Horn).   (10/5/2016)

- New spider added to MBP - Geolycosa turricola (S. Housten).   (10/5/2016)

- New predaceous diving beetle added to MBP - Dingy Diver (S. Scholnick).   (10/4/2016)

- New cnidarian added to MBP - By-the-wind Sailor (M. Hudson).   (10/3/2016)

- New genus of marsh fly added to MBP - Limnia (B. Thurlow).   (10/3/2016)

- New biting midge species added to MBP - Stilobezzia viridis (S. Scholnick).   (10/3/2016)

- New mayfly genus added to MBP - Leucrocuta (S. Scholnick).   (10/3/2016)

- New leaf beetle species added to MBP - Capraita sexmaculata (S. Schade).   (10/3/2016)

- New leaf beetle genus added to MBP - Fidia (R. Aguilar).   (10/1/2016)

- New wasp genus for MBP - Aclista (S. Scholnick).   (10/1/2016)

- New freshwater sponge added to MBP - Eunapius fragilis (read how!) (R. Aguilar).   (9/29/2016)

- New Chalcid wasp genus added to MBP - Euplectrus (S. Scholnick).   (9/29/2016)

- New spider species added to MBP - Tmarus angulatus (J. Kostenko).   (9/29/2016)

- New midge genus added to MBP - Microtendipes (D. Hudgins).   (9/29/2016)

- New long-horned beetle added to MBP - Neoclytus jouteli jouteli (J. Young).   (9/29/2016)

- New leaf-footed bug added to MBP - Leptoglossus fulvicornis (B. Thurlow).   (9/28/2016)

- New bivalve family added to MBP - Solemyidae (R. Aguilar).   (9/23/2016)

- New moth species added to MBP - Parectopa plantaginisella (A. Van Schoor).    (9/23/2016)

- New order of sea squirts added to MBP - Enterogona (R. Aguilar).   (9/23/2016)

- Please watch this short video (2:54) and support our partners at Norton-Brown Herbarium!   (9/22/2016)

- New Chalcid Wasp species added to MBP - Anastatus (B. Thurlow).   (9/20/2016)

- New wood cockroach species added to MBP - Fulvous Wood Cockroach (J. Kostenko).   (9/20/2016)

- New Torymid Wasp genus added to MBP - Monodontomerus (S. Scholnick).   (9/20/2016)

- New moth species added to MBP - Epiblema tripartitana (R. Aguilar).   (9/20/2016)

- New moth species added to MBP - Columbine Leafminer (R. Borchelt).   (9/20/2016)

- New springtail species added to MBP - Entomobrya assuta (N. Martin).   (9/20/2016)

- New Scentless Plant Bug added to MBP - Harmostes fraterculus (S. Scholnick).   (9/20/2016)

- New Lesser Dung Fly species added to MBP - Lotophila atra (S. Scholnick).   (9/18/2016)

- New Fungi species added to MBP - Phallus rubicundus (J. Hall).   (9/18/2016)

- New Beach Fly species added to MBP - Trypetisoma sticticum (B. Ott).   (9/17/2016)

- Maryland Biodiversity Project is now on Twitter!   (9/15/2016)

- New fruit fly species added to MBP - Walnut Husk Fly (M. Etheridge).   (9/13/2016)

- MBP now has records for Japanese Beetle for all counties (B. Hubick).   (8/29/2016)

- MBP now has records for Japanese Stiltgrass for all counties (B. Hubick).   (8/29/2016)

- New moth genus/species added to MBP - Dinumma deponens (T. Bell).   (9/6/2016)

- MBP board meeting scheduled for Thursday, 9/1.   (8/24/2016)

- Added new fly family, Hybotid Dance Flies (Hybotidae) (S. Scholnick).   (8/22/2016)

- New moth genus/species added to MBP - Pseudochelaria pennsylvanica (M. Etheridge).   (8/12/2016)

- New ant species added to MBP - Asian Needle Ant (D. Hudgins).    (8/9/2016)

- New moth species added to MBP - Agrippina Underwing Moth (J. Willey).   (8/8/2016)

- MBP featured in Tidewater Times article by Michael Valliant.   (8/2/2016)

- New moth species added to MBP - Cameraria corylisella (M. Etheridge).   (7/31/2016)

- First Talbot Co. records for Georgia River Cruiser and Prince Baskettail (Brighton, Hubick, Feild).   (7/23/2016)

- Added a new family of cuckoo wasp (Dryinidae) (J. Young, C. Taylor).   (7/18/2016)

- New family of true bugs for the project: Water Treaders (Mesoveliidae) (S. Schade).   (7/16/2016)

- Added 14 new Orthoptera species, 146 records (GrylTett DB) (Processed by M. Koenig).   (7/14/2016)

- New moth species added to MBP - Xanthophysa Moth (J. Glaser).   (7/14/2016)

- Added a new family of gastropods (Epitoniidae) (R. Aguilar).   (7/14/2016)

- Re-synched with Norton-Brown Herbarium - added 1,488 records   (7/13/2016)

- Reached 50,000 images archived at MBP!   (7/11/2016)

- Added 584 micromoth records courtesy of Glaser et al (processed by N. Magnusson).   (7/7/2016)

- MBP has added quad mapping for all species!   (6/30/2016)

- New moth species for MBP - Gold-spotted Ghost Moth (K. Johnson/MBP field trip).    (6/19/2016)

- Added Anacostia River mussel records per Ashton & Sullivan (2016). (Proc. by M. Koenig)   (6/12/2016)

- First record of Seaside Sparrow for Montgomery Co. Westernmost for MD. (J. Fisher)   (5/26/2016)

- New moth species for MBP - Packardia albipunctata (M. Etheridge).    (5/31/2016)

- Four new leaf-miner moth species (genus <em>Coptodisca</em>) for MBP (T. Wilson).    (5/11/2016)

- Wow! Nancy Magnusson finished processing over 16,000 Lepidoptera records from Tomas Mustelin!   (5/1/2016)

- Yellow Rail found in Baltimore City by Lights Out Baltimore!   (4/27/2016)

- New moth species for MBP - Poplar Bud Borer Moth (Meroptera cviatella) (J. Willey).    (4/27/2016)

- Added new beetle family - Rare Click Beetles (Cerophytidae) (J. Willey).   (4/27/2016)

- New moth species for MBP - Bucculatrix ivella (T. Wilson).    (4/7/2016)

- Data synch with Norton-Brown Herbarium added 2,300+ new specimen records.   (4/5/2016)

- Added 11 new species of Scale Insects and taxonomy review courtesy of John Davidson.   (4/2/2016)

- Added 50 John Glaser moth records from Baltimore Co. (M. Koenig)   (3/26/2016)

- New spider family - Cork-lid Trapdoor Spiders (Ctenizidae) (C. Hayes).   (3/11/2016)

- First record of Tufted Duck for Harford Co. (J. Emm).   (2/29/2016)

- Added new class to the project (Cephalopoda) - Atlantic Brief Squid (R. Aguilar).   (3/2/2016)

- New fish species for MBP checklist - Fringed Flounder (R. Aguilar).   (1/22/2016)

- Added new fly family (Fanniidae) (S. Scholnick).   (1/22/2016)

- Added 90 carrion beetle records from C. L. Staines (processed by T. Reichard).   (1/20/2016)

- Added 53 Rhyacionia moth records from C. L. Staines (processed by T. Reichard).   (1/19/2016)

- First record of Ash-throated Flycatcher for Montgomery Co. (R. Parsons).   (1/14/2016)

- Maryland's fourth Vermilion Flycatcher found during Chesterville CBC (Grubers, A. Spears).   (12/27/2015)

- Added new beetle family - Fruitworm Beetles (Byturidae) (T. Wilson).   (12/24/2015)

- New family of wasps for MBP: Torymid Wasps (Torymidae) (J. Christopherson).    (12/22/2015)

- Added 778 snail records from Robert T. Dillon (processed by N. Magnusson).   (12/13/2015)

- Added another species of Freshwater Sponge (R. Hamilton).   (11/29/2015)

- Added our first two species of Freshwater Sponge (Watts et al).   (11/29/2015)

- Reached 7,000 Maryland species with photos!   (11/23/2015)

- New wasp family for MBP - Diapriidae (S. Scholnick).   (11/22/2015)

- Morbid Owlet and Stone-winged Owlet Moths "lumped" based on recent studies.   (11/22/2015)

- New state high count for Cave Swallow during Rarity Roundup!   (11/14/2015)

- New state high count for Franklin's Gull, part of major East Coast movement.   (11/14/2015)

- New moth species for MBP - Apple Pith Moth (S. Schade).    (11/16/2015)

- New moth species for MBP - Carmenta ithacae (R. Orr).    (11/16/2015)

- New moth species for MBP - Norway Maple Seedminer (D. Webb).    (11/11/2015)

- New moth species for MBP - Stigmella rhamnicola (D. Webb).    (11/11/2015)

- New family for MBP - Philotarsidae (Loving Barklice) (T. Reichard).   (11/1/2015)

- New family for MBP - Silvanidae (Silvanid Flat Bark Beetles) (T. Reichard).   (11/1/2015)

- Added 853 moth specimen records from Tomas Mustelin (processed by N. Magnusson).   (10/31/2015)

- Added 29 new moth species courtesy of Tomas Mustelin's collection from Potomac, MD.   (10/29/2015)

- New family for MBP - Stenopsocidae (Narrow Barklice) (S. Schade).   (10/25/2015)

- Maryland's second record of Rock Wren found by Scott Housten.   (10/22/2015)

- Added new true bug family (Saldidae) (S. Scholnick).   (10/18/2015)

- Apparent first U.S. record of Lunar Underwing (Omphaloscelis lunosa) (T. Mustelin).   (10/10/2015)

- Reached 40,000 total photos!   (10/3/2015)

- New moth species for MBP - Parectopa occulta (T. Wilson).    (10/3/2015)

- New moth species for MBP - Astrotischeria ambrosiaeella (T. Wilson).    (10/3/2015)

- New moth species for MBP - Stigmella prunifoliella (T. Wilson).    (10/3/2015)

- New moth species for MBP - Mompha argentimaculella (T. Wilson).    (10/2/2015)

- New moth species for MBP - Ectoedemia platanella (T. Wilson).    (10/2/2015)

- New moth species for MBP - Phyllonorycter celtifoliella (M. Etheridge).    (9/28/2015)

- Maryland's second record of Reddish Egret found by Dan Small.   (9/28/2015)

- New moth species for MBP - Stigmella ostryaefoliella (D. Webb).    (9/27/2015)

- New moth species for MBP - Goya stictella (T. Reichard, R. Aguilar via SERC BugBlitz).    (6/6/2015)

- New moth species for MBP - Inornate Pyrausta Moth (Beth Johnson).    (9/25/2015)

- Maryland's second record of Brown Booby in Baltimore City!   (9/19/2015)

- Added 3 species of Fungus Gnats (Borkent & Wheeler) (processed by M. Etheridge).   (9/15/2015)

- New moth species for MBP - Battaristis nigratomella (M. Etheridge).    (9/12/2015)

- Added 11 new Soldier Fly species from Gary Hevel (processed by Mark Etheridge).   (9/9/2015)

- Added 22 new Tachinid Fly species from Gary Hevel (processed by Mark Etheridge).   (9/7/2015)

- Reached 16,000 Maryland species cataloged!   (9/1/2015)

- Added 6 new bee species and 177 bee records from 2015 (S. Droege, D. Mengis).   (9/2/2015)

- Added 22 Click Beetle species (Elateridae) (G. Hevel). Processed by M. Etheridge.   (8/30/2015)

- Added new family of isopods (Porcellionidae) (J. Christopherson).   (8/3/2015)

- Added new beetle family - Lined Flat Bark Beetles (Laemophloeidae) (S. Schade).   (8/3/2015)

- New family for MBP - Lizard Barklice (Caeciliusidae) (T. Reichard).   (6/16/2015)

- First Seaside Dragonlet record for Prince George's Co. (M. Lutmerding).   (8/1/2015)

- First Four-spotted Pennant record for Prince George's Co. (M. Lutmerding).   (7/20/2015)

- New moth species for MBP - Arkansas Clearwing (J. Willey).    (7/29/2015)

- Added new beetle family - False Darkling Beetles (Melandryidae) (T. Reichard).   (6/16/2015)

- New family for MBP: Chaoboridae (Phantom Midges) (A. Bradford). Found during Rocky Gap BioBlitz!   (7/30/2015)

- Added new beetle family (Elmidae) (Riffle Beetles) (M. Etheridge).   (7/30/2015)

- New moth species for MBP - Acrolepiopsis leucoscia (T. Reichard).    (7/23/2015)

- New order for MBP: Jumping Bristletails (Archaeognatha) (R. Orr).   (7/20/2015)

- New family of wasps for MBP: Trigonalidae (S. Muller). Found during Rocky Gap BioBlitz!   (7/19/2015)

- New moth species for MBP - Burdock Seedhead Moth (M. Etheridge).    (7/19/2015)

- Added new beetle family (Aderidae) (S. Schade).   (7/19/2015)

- Added 24 species of freshwater snail (processed by R. Aguilar and N. Magnusson)   (7/18/2015)

- New family of wasps for MBP: Roproniidae (S. Scholnick).   (7/18/2015)

- MBP now has records for American Beech for all 23 Maryland counties (Rocky Gap SP BioBlitz, Allegany Co.; Longbottom, Feild, Sanders).   (7/8/2015)

- Upgraded MBP hosting to a Virtual Private Server (VPS).   (7/7/2015)

- First record of Black-bellied Whistling-Duck for Harford Co.   (6/30/2015)

- Added new beetle family (Oedemeridae) (S. Scholnick).   (6/23/2015)

- First documented Scissor-tailed Flycatcher for Worcester Co. (M. Burchett, K. Williams).   (6/18/2015)

- Added new beetle family (Haliplidae) (C.L. Staines) (processed by M. Etheridge).   (5/25/2015)

- Added 12,000+ specimen records from the Norton-Brown Herbarium!   (5/22/2015)

- Added another 339 verified BAMONA records from Tim Reichard.   (5/19/2015)

- Added another 116 bee records from Sam Droege (processed by N. Magnusson).   (5/19/2015)

- Added 7 species of Lady Beetle (C.L. Staines) (processed by M. Etheridge).   (5/18/2015)

- Added new beetle family (Nosodendridae) (C.L. Staines) (processed by M. Etheridge).   (5/13/2015)

- Added 7 species of Blister Beetle (C.L. Staines) (processed by M. Etheridge).   (5/5/2015)

- New order of fungus for MBP: Corticiales (Jo and Bob Solem).   (5/5/2015)

- First state record of Snowy Plover! (Ringler, Graff, Hanfman, Culler)    (5/4/2015)

- Added 10 species in new beetle family (Heteroceridae) (C.L. Staines) (proc. by M. Etheridge).   (4/26/2015)

- New moth species for MBP - Floridian Grass-veneer Moth (S. Housten, Worcester Co.).   (4/19/2015)

- Added 3 species in new weevil genus (Platypus) (C.L. Staines) (proc. by M. Etheridge).   (4/17/2015)

- Added species authors to birds and synched with ABA checklist (thanks to Bob Solem!).   (4/15/2015)

- Added 7 species of Wedge-shaped Beetles (Rhipiphoridae) based on C.L. Staines paper (processed by Mark Etheridge).   (4/12/2015)

- Synched 872 bee records from Sam Droege/USGS PWRC (processed by N. Magnusson).   (4/10/2015)

- Species authors added for 2,300+ moth species courtesy of Elizabeth Miller and Bob Solem.    (4/6/2015)

- New moth species for MBP - Long-streaked Tussock Moth (S. Housten, Worcester Co.).   (4/4/2015)

- First record of Common Raven for St. Mary's Co. (T. Bell, J. Kostenko).   (3/22/2015)

- Species authors added for remaining 450+ Hemipterans (R. Solem).   (3/22/2015)

- New family of mites for MBP - Rhagidiidae (J. Christopherson).   (3/17/2015)

- New family of millipedes for MBP: Julidae (J. Christopherson).   (3/17/2015)

- Species authors added for 470 species of Planthoppers, Treehoppers, Scale Insects (R. Solem).   (3/15/2015)

- New family of flies for MBP: Stiletto Flies (Therevidae) (J. Christopherson).   (3/14/2015)

- New family of millipedes for MBP: Polydesmidae (J. Christopherson).   (3/11/2015)

- New family of isopods for MBP: Philosciidae (J. Christopherson).   (3/11/2015)

- Species authors added for 1,300+ hornets and wasps courtesy of Bob Solem.   (3/7/2015)

- New family of flies for MBP: Black Scavenger Flies (Sepsidae) (S. Scholnick).   (3/5/2015)

- New family of flies for MBP: Flat-footed Flies (Platypezidae) (J. Christopherson).   (3/5/2015)

- New family of wasps for MBP: Aphelinidae (J. Christopherson).   (3/4/2015)

- New family of beetle for MBP: Shining Flower Beetles (Phalacridae) (J. Christopherson).   (3/4/2015)

- Added 136 new species from Maryland Dept. of Agriculture specimens (G. Williams, E. Nakash).   (2/28/2015)

- Species authors added for cicadas courtesy of Bob Solem.   (2/27/2015)

- Species authors added for fleas courtesy of Bob Solem.   (2/27/2015)

- Species authors added for flies (Diptera) courtesy of Bob Solem.   (2/27/2015)

- New grasshopper for MD - Hooded Grouse Locust (J. Christopherson, det. D. Ferguson).   (2/25/2015)

- Species authors added for 1,600+ beetles courtesy of Bob Solem.   (2/21/2015)

- Added 2 Jewel Beetle species (Buprestidae) and 13 county records (G. Hevel).    (2/21/2015)

- Reached 15,000 Maryland species cataloged!   (2/17/2015)

- Added 15 Clown Beetle species (Histeridae) (G. Hevel).    (2/17/2015)

- New family of spider for MBP: Eutichuridae (J. Christopherson).   (2/17/2015)

- New order of fungus for MBP: Gomphales (Jo and Bob Solem).   (2/17/2015)

- New family of fungus for MBP: Phragmidiaceae (Orange Rust) (S. Muller).   (2/13/2015)

- Ant species now show species author information courtesy of Bob Solem.   (2/10/2015)

- New family of gnat for MBP: Wood Gnats (Anisopodidae) (E. Stanley).   (2/10/2015)

- New family of mite for MBP: Whirligig Mites (Anystidae) (J. Christopherson).   (2/10/2015)

- All fish species now show species author information courtesy of Bob Solem.   (2/9/2015)

- First record of Harlequin Duck for western Maryland (Allegany Co.) (J.B. Churchill).   (2/8/2015)

- New family of marine gastropods for MBP: Melongenidae (M. Burchett).   (2/8/2015)

- New family of wasps for MBP: Ensign Wasps (Evaniidae) (B. Woo).   (2/8/2015)

- Added six new fly species from Andelot Farm Bioblitz (G. Hevel and N. Woodley).   (2/3/2015)

- New family of fly for MBP: Woodlouse Flies (Rhinophoridae) (G. Hevel, J. Christopherson).   (2/2/2015)

- New spider species for Maryland Biodiversity Project - Black Purseweb Spider (R. Burley)   (2/2/2015)

- Chestnut-collared Longspur in Washington Co.! (Feild, King, & Green).   (2/1/2015)

- First record of Western Tanager for Caroline Co. (M. A. Jeffrey).   (1/7/2015)

- Reached 20,000 total photos!   (1/27/2015)

- Mammal pages now show species author information courtesy of Bob Solem.   (1/27/2015)

- New family of wasp for MBP: Eupelmidae (J. Christopherson).   (1/26/2015)

- New family of spider for MBP: Phrurolithidae (J. Christopherson).   (1/26/2015)

- 6,000 Maryland species cataloged!   (1/26/2015)

- Reptiles and amphibians now show species author information courtesy of Bob Solem.   (1/23/2015)

- New non-native jumping spider for Maryland - Hakka himeshimensis (S. Scholnick).   (1/18/2015)

- First record of Brown Spiketail for Washington Co. (R. Borchelt).   (1/12/2015)

- New non-native isopod for Maryland - Synidotea laevidorsalis/laticauda (R. Aguilar/SERC).   (1/11/2015)

- New moth species for MBP - Holcocera immaculella (S. Housten).   (1/10/2015)

- New order of gastropods for MBP: Nudibranchia (Rob Aguilar/SERC).   (1/6/2015)

- All butterfly species now show species author information courtesy of Bob Solem.   (1/6/2015)

- New family of Hydrozoa for MBP: Bougainvilliidae (Rob Aguilar/SERC).   (1/6/2015)

- Odonata species now show species author information courtesy of Bob Solem.   (1/4/2015)

- Common Ground-Dove in Baltimore City! (restricted access) (Bill Tittle)   (1/2/2015)

- New family for MBP: Milichiidae (Freeloader Flies) (J. Christopherson).   (12/30/2014)

- New family of wasp for MBP: Eurytomidae (J. Christopherson).   (12/30/2014)

- Moth families Arctiidae and Lymantriidae lumped into Erebidae in MBP.   (12/29/2014)

- New family of bark lice for MBP - Ectopsocidae (L. Biechele).   (12/27/2014)

- Search can now jump to a genus checklist page. Try searching for "Carex" to test it out.   (12/27/2014)

- All fungi species now show author information courtesy of Bob Solem.   (12/27/2014)

- Maryland's third Vermillion Flycatcher in Worcester Co. (M. Hoffman).   (12/27/2014)

- Students from Jemicy School add a new species of Tachinid fly! (Juriniopsis adusta)   (12/26/2014)

- New grasshopper species for MBP - Obscure Pygmy Grasshopper (M. Etheridge).   (12/25/2014)

- Added a new class of living things! - Diplura (L. Biechele).   (12/21/2014)

- Added a wealth of new Proturan data courtesy of Lance Biechele.   (12/20/2014)

- New class of fungi for MBP - Neolectomycetes (L. Biechele).   (12/13/2014)

- New family of springtails for MBP - Onychiuridae (L. Biechele).   (12/13/2014)

- New family of pseudoscorpions for MBP - Neobisiidae (L. Biechele).   (12/13/2014)

- New family of amphipods for MBP - Aoridae (R. Aguilar/SERC).   (12/13/2014)

- New family of flatworms for MBP - Leptoplanidae (Slender Flatworm) (R. Aguilar/SERC).   (12/13/2014)

- New order! Added our first Tanaid courtesy of Rob Aguilar/SERC.   (12/12/2014)

- New moth species for MBP - Juniper Budworm Moth (S. Housten).   (12/6/2014)

- New family of springtail for MBP - Isotomidae (J. Christopherson).   (12/10/2014)

- Reached 200,000 records in the database!   (12/7/2014)

- Added 19 species of planthopper (Barlett et al, 2011) (processed by N. Magnusson).   (12/6/2014)

- Reviewed and cleaned up planthopper taxonomy (N. Magnusson).   (12/4/2014)

- Added 302 records from a 2014 bioblitz at Eden Mill Park, Harford Co. (J. Young).   (11/28/2014)

- Added 209 insect specimen records courtesy of entomologist James Young.   (11/27/2014)

- New family of amphipod for MBP: Corophiidae (R. Aguilar/SERC).   (11/23/2014)

- New family of beetle for MBP: Synchroidae (Synchroa Bark Beetles) (J. Christopherson).   (11/21/2014)

- First record of Franklin's Gull for Kent Co. (M. Johnson).   (11/20/2014)

- First state record of Couch's Kingbird! (K. Calvert, M. Welch)   (11/11/2014)

- New family of mites for MBP - Trombidiidae (J. Gallagher).   (11/11/2014)

- New family of beetle for MBP: Eucnemidae (False Click Beetles) (J. Christoperson).   (11/11/2014)

- New family of mites for MBP - Erythraeidae (J. Christopherson).   (11/9/2014)

- First record of Black-legged Kittiwake for Prince George's Co. (M. Lutmerding).   (11/7/2014)

- First MBP record for Henslow's Sparrow in Baltimore City (K. Costley).   (11/4/2014)

- New family of fungi for MBP - Helvellaceae (L. Biechele).   (11/2/2014)

- New moth species for MBP - Currant Fruitworm Moth (M. Etheridge).   (10/27/2014)

- New family of wasp for MBP: Perilampidae (Euperilampus triangularis) (R. Orr).   (10/27/2014)

- New family of wasp for MBP: Leucospidae (Leucopsis affinis) (M. Etheridge).   (10/24/2014)

- Reached 5,500 Maryland species with photos!   (10/23/2014)

- New moth genus for MBP - Pin-striped Vermilion Slug Moth (J. Glaser).   (10/22/2014)

- New family for MBP: Penthaleidae (Earth Mites) (J. Jones).   (10/11/2014)

- New grasshopper for Maryland - Brown Winter Grasshopper (B. Woo).   (8/11/2014)

- New family for MBP: Lauxaniidae (Beach Flies) (N. Magnusson).   (10/18/2014)

- New moth species for MBP - Florida Fern Moth (L. Line).    (10/14/2014)

- New family of crane fly for MBP: Pediciidae (Pediciid Crane Flies) (M. Tillett).   (10/9/2014)

- Wood Stork documented by Cromwell Valley Park hawk watch (M. Hudson et al).   (10/12/2014)

- New springtail species added by Jemicy School! - Homidia sauteri   (9/30/2014)

- MBP now has records for Carolina Horsenettle for all 23 Maryland counties (Garrett Co., J. Brighton).    (9/26/2014)

- New family for MBP: Mycetophilidae (Fungus Gnats) (E. Stanley/Jemicy School).   (10/5/2014)

- New moth species for MBP - Blackberry Leaf Miner Moth (R. Borchelt).   (10/4/2014)

- New family added to Maryland Biodiversity Project: Chironomidae (B. Hubick).   (9/30/2014)

- New family of beetle for MBP: Mycetophagidae (Hairy Fungus Beetles) (M. Priebe).   (9/29/2014)

- New mayfly genus for Maryland / first mayfly photo to species for project! (B. Hubick)   (9/28/2014)

- New family of beetle for MBP: Melyridae (Soft-winged Flower Beetles) (J. Christoperson).   (9/27/2014)

- New leafhopper for the project - Tylozygus bifidus (B. Hubick).   (9/21/2014)

- First record of Bronzed Tiger Beetle for Montgomery Co. (A. Bradford).    (9/7/2014)

- Added support for audio on species pages!   (9/20/2014)

- Added the distinctive fungus Indigo Milk Cap (Lactarius indigo) (J. Solem & R. Solem).   (9/18/2014)

- Added 40 Curculionidae weevil species courtesy of Gary Hevel's backyard insect survey.   (9/18/2014)

- New class of fungi added to MBP - Ustilaginomycetes (R. Orr).   (9/15/2014)

- Added Cocklebur Weevil (Rhodobaenus quinquepunctatus) (Josh Jones).    (9/14/2014)

- First record of Tiger Spiketail for Washington Co. (H. Holbrook, 2005).   (9/15/2014)

- Added Saddleback Leafhopper (Colladonus clitellarius) (D. Webb).   (9/15/2014)

- New family of true bug for MBP: Pachygronthidae (B. Woo).   (9/14/2014)

- New beetle species - Asiatic Oak Weevil (M. Etheridge, Frederick Co.).   (9/12/2014)

- New moth species - Eupithecia absinthiata (M. Etheridge, Frederick Co.).   (9/9/2014)

- First record of Twelve-spotted Tiger Beetle for Frederick Co. (M.Etheridge).   (9/7/2014)

- New family of true bug for MBP: Thyreocoridae (Negro Bugs) (B. Hubick).   (9/12/2014)

- First record of Rufous Hummingbird for Somerset Co. (K. Green).   (9/6/2014)

- European Paper Wasp added to MBP state list (J. Dennehy).   (9/5/2014)

- New fly family for MBP: Acroceridae (Small-headed Flies) (G. Hevel).   (9/2/2014)

- First record of Gull-billed Tern for Montgomery Co. (D. Czaplak)   (8/27/2014)

- Added 51 verified beetle records from Tim Reichard.   (8/26/2014)

- Please listen to this story from NPR on the plight of the Monarch.   (8/25/2014)

- Added 299 moth records for Calvert Co. (A. Ripley). Processed by T. Reichard.   (8/25/2014)

- Added 134 verified moth sightings from Mark Etheridge (Frederick to 200+ moth species).   (8/24/2014)

- New fly family for MBP: Drosophilidae (Vinegar Flies) (J. Christopherson).   (8/23/2014)

- New family of beetle for MBP: Zopheridae (Ironclad Beetles) (G. Hevel) (+8 species).   (8/23/2014)

- New moth family for MBP: Elachistidae (T. Reichard).   (8/14/2014)

- First record of Giant Swallowtail for Harford Co. (M. Hafner).   (8/18/2014)

- New moth family for MBP: Eriocraniidae (L. Line).   (8/14/2014)

- Did you know we have a moth that is a parasite of planthoppers?   (8/13/2014)

- New fly family for MBP: Agromyzidae (Leaf Miner Flies) (J. Christopherson).   (8/13/2014)

- Added 944 verified Lepidoptera sightings from Tim Reichard (AA Co. to 306 species!).   (8/9/2014)

- Maryland's first record for Red-veined Pennant! (J. Brighton, J. Stasz)   (8/3/2014)

- New family of beetle for MBP: Bostrichidae (Horned Powder-post Beetles) (N. Magnusson).   (8/5/2014)

- New family of beetle for MBP: Tetratomidae (Polypore Fungus Beetles) (B. Hubick).   (8/2/2014)

- MBP now has records for Indian Hemp for all 23 Maryland counties (Baltimore Co., J. Stasz).   (8/1/2014)

- Enjoy this write-up of Tischeriid Leaf Miner Moths from Rick Borchelt.   (7/28/2014)

- New bee species for Maryland: Triepeolus simplex in Kent Co. (S. Droege).   (7/22/2014)

- New family of beetle for MBP: Anthicidae (Antlike Flower Beetles) (B. Hubick).   (7/25/2014)

- Major milestone! Reached 5,000 Maryland species with photos!    (7/24/2014)

- Stop the press! Lesser Siren discovered in Prince George's Co.! (S. Smith).   (7/23/2014)

- New PHYLUM added to MBP--the Rotifers! (Rotifera) (A. Orstan).   (7/23/2014)

- Reached 14,000 Maryland species cataloged!   (7/20/2014)

- First record of Double-striped Bluet for Garrett Co. (Holbrook, Hubick, Brighton, et al).   (7/12/2014)

- MBP now has records for Common Mullein for all 23 Maryland counties (Harford Co., D. Webb).    (7/18/2014)

- Please read about the alarming decline of aerial insectivores (CT State of the Birds, 2013).   (7/9/2014)

- Added 14 Round Fungus Beetles (Leiodidae) (G. Hevel). Processed by N. Magnusson.   (7/8/2014)

- First record of Gray Petaltail for Harford Co. (M. Hafner).   (7/6/2014)

- Chino Farms has reached 1,000 species in MBP!   (7/5/2014)

- Added 33 Tumbling Flower Beetles (Mordellidae) (G. Hevel). Processed by N. Magnusson.   (7/5/2014)

- New beetle family for MBP (Ripiphoridae) (S. Scholnick).   (7/5/2014)

- First record of Slender Bluet for Somerset Co. (L. Biechele).   (6/26/2014)

- Added 8 species of Shore Fly (Ephydridae) (G. Hevel).   (6/29/2014)

- Added 15 Sap-feeding Beetles (Nitidulidae) (G. Hevel).   (6/29/2014)

- Added 24 Minute Tree-fungus Beetles (Ciidae) (G. Hevel).   (6/29/2014)

- MBP now has records for White Clover for all 23 Maryland counties (Cecil Co., J. Stasz).   (6/24/2014)

- New family of beetle for MBP: Scraptiidae (False Flower Beetles) (A. Bradford).   (6/20/2014)

- New family of wasp for MBP: Ibaliidae (Iballid Wasps) (G. Hevel).   (6/20/2014)

- MBP now has records for Red Clover for all 23 Maryland counties.   (6/19/2014)

- New family of beetle for MBP--Sap-feeding Beetles (Nitidulidae).   (6/16/2014)

- Maryland's first record for Dusky Clubtail (D. Czaplak, Garrett Co.).   (6/7/2014)

- Added 3,200+ insect specimen records from USNM collection.    (6/15/2014)

- Added 2,500+ fish specimen records from USNM collection.    (6/15/2014)

- Added 20,000+ reptile and amphibian specimen records from USNM collection.    (6/14/2014)

- Reached 160,000 records in the MBP database!    (6/14/2014)

- Added 3,300+ mammal specimen records from USNM collection.    (6/14/2014)

- Added 6,000+ bird specimen records from USNM collection.   (6/14/2014)

- Another new species courtesy of the Andelot Farm Bioblitz: Larinus turbinatus (Hubick et al).   (6/7/2014)

- New bee species for Maryland: Nomada bethunei in Kent Co. (S. Droege).   (6/7/2014)

- First record of Unicorn Clubtail for Kent Co. (S. Muller).   (6/7/2014)

- The Andelot Farm Bioblitz was a big success! (6/7/2014)   (6/7/2014)

- New order! Added 21 species of Mecoptera from USNM collection. Processed by N. Magnusson.   (6/1/2014)

- Added 19 Stonefly species from the USNM collection. Processed by N. Magnusson.   (6/1/2014)

- Added 34 Mayfly species from the USNM collection. Processed by N. Magnusson.   (5/30/2014)

- Added 11 species of Megaloptera from USNM collection. Processed by N. Magnusson.   (5/30/2014)

- Added 48 species of Neuroptera from USNM collection. Processed by N. Magnusson.   (5/30/2014)

- New moth species for MBP: Mother-of-pearl Moth in Baltimore Co.   (5/29/2014)

- Added 167 Caddisfly species from USNM collection. Processed by N. Magnusson.   (5/29/2014)

- Maryland's first spring record of Buff-breasted Sandpiper (Carney, Fisher, Johnson)   (5/9/2014)

- MBP now has records for American Pokeweed for all 23 Maryland counties.   (5/10/2014)

- First documented record of Clapper Rail for Harford Co. (M. Johnson).   (5/1/2014)

- Reached 12,000 total photos!   (4/21/2014)

- Scissor-tailed Flycatcher at Fort Smallwood Park, Anne Arundel Co! (Kojo Baidoo).   (4/12/2014)

- First record of Little Gull for Howard Co. (K. Darcy, H. Patterson).   (4/6/2014)

- Added Maryland Mosquito checklist (Mosquito Control Section/Josh Emm).   (4/3/2014)

- Introducing the Eastern Emerald Elysia!   (3/31/2014)

- Added 119 species of Plant Bugs (Henry & Froeschner). Processed by N. Magnusson.   (3/23/2014)

- First record of Swallow-tailed Kite for Kent Co. (Stacie Cantu/eBird).   (3/14/2014)

- Undescribed moth species added to MBP (documented by Scott Housten).   (3/18/2014)

- Added 15 Humpbacked Fly species (Phoridae) (G. Hevel). Processed by N. Magnusson.   (3/12/2014)

- Added 20 Checkered Beetle species (Cleridae) (G. Hevel). Processed by N. Magnusson.   (3/12/2014)

- Added 55 Plant Bug species (Miridae) (G. Hevel). Processed by N. Magnusson.   (3/12/2014)

- Reached 13,000 Maryland species cataloged!    (3/7/2014)

- Added 175 new Ground Beetles (Carabidae) (Bousquet, 2012). Processed by N. Magnusson.   (3/7/2014)

- Added photos of the Howard Co. Scarlet Snake. (Thanks, Billy Heinbuch!)   (3/4/2014)

- Added 22 species of Sea Urchin (Serafy & Fell, 1985).   (3/3/2014)

- New phylum for MBP--Tardigrada!   (3/3/2014)

- Reached 11,000 total photos!   (3/2/2014)

- Added our first two Dance Flies (Sinclair et al). Shared by Gary Hevel.   (2/28/2014)

- Added 9 species of Isopods (Lewis et al, 2011).    (3/1/2014)

- New amphipod species described (Stygobromus amica) (Holsinger & Ansell).  

- Fisher records added for Frederick and Washington Counties.   (2/28/2014)

- First record of Painted Bunting for Frederick Co. (private residence).   (2/13/2014)

- Added 41 fish records for Caroline Co. (Rob Aguilar/SERC).   (2/16/2014)

- Added 135 crayfish county records (Swecker et al). Processed by N. Magnusson.   (2/16/2014)

- Added 90 fish records for Anne Arundel Co. (Rob Aguilar/SERC).   (2/15/2014)

- Added 62 records of Darkling Beetles for Plummer Island (Steiner, 2008). Processed by N. Magnusson.   (2/15/2014)

- Added 117 species of Darkling Beetle (Steiner, 2008). Processed by N. Magnusson.   (2/14/2014)

- Major upgrade: All species now have range maps!   (2/13/2014)

- First record of Snowy Owl for Wicomico Co. (Kim DeMar). Now recorded in all 23 counties.   (2/7/2014)

- First record of Ross's Goose for Calvert Co. (John Hubbell).   (2/8/2014)

- Harp Seal in Ocean City, Maryland (2/8/2014).   (2/8/2014)

- Added 68 species of Jewel Beetle (Paiero et al). Processed by N. Magnusson.   (2/3/2014)

- Added our first Shield Bug (photographed by Scott Housten).   (6/1/2013)

- Maryland's second record of Pink-footed Goose - Quarry Lake, Baltimore (Benjamin DeHaven).   (1/31/2014)

- Our dancing American Woodcock video is going somewhat viral.   (1/26/2014)

- Reached 10,000 total photos!   (1/25/2014)

- First record of Ross's Goose for Carroll Co. (Dave and Maureen Harvey)   (1/12/2014)

- Thanks again to Robert Kula for sharing Maryland Braconid and Ichnuemidae lists with MBP!    (1/8/2014)

- Added 693 species of Ichneumonid Wasp (Yu, D. S., K. van Achterberg, and K. Horstmann).   (1/8/2014)

- MBP now has records for Black Locust for all 23 Maryland counties.   (12/28/2013)

- Western Tanager found in Worcester Co. (Jen and Bob Elmer)   (12/28/2013)

- Added 213 published grass records (Terrell & Peterson, 2009). Processed by N. Magnusson.   (12/24/2013)

- Added 85 species of grass (Terrell & Peterson, 2009). Processed by Nancy Magnusson.   (12/21/2013)

- Reached 4,000 Maryland species with photos!    (12/16/2013)

- New spider species for Maryland Biodiversity Project - Hypsosinga rubens (S. Housten)   (4/20/2013)

- First record of Ross's Goose for St. Mary's Co. (Mikey Lutmerding)   (12/10/2013)

- Reached 100,000 records in the MBP database!    (12/7/2013)

- First record of Snowy Owl for Calvert Co.    (12/4/2013)

- Special thanks to Robert Kula for sharing Maryland Braconid and Ichnuemidae lists with MBP!   (12/3/2013)

- Added six species of centipedes from the order Scolopendromorpha (Shelley, 2002).   (12/3/2013)

- Added 379 species of Braconid wasp! (Yu, D. S., K. van Achterberg, and K. Horstmann, 2005).   (12/2/2013)

- New bee species for Maryland: Osmia texana in Carroll Co. (Tim McMahon).    (10/30/2013)

- Added 345 bee records from Hart-Miller Island (G. Scarpulla). Processed by Nancy Magnusson.   (11/3/2013)

- Added 370 plant records from Sligo Creek Native Plant Inventory (John Parrish). Processed by Helen Horrocks.   (11/2/2013)

- Bradley's Spleenwort rediscovered in Maryland after being presumed extripated!   (11/2/2013)

- Added 105 species of gastropod and overhauled our gastropod checklist based on Hubricht (1985). Processed by Maranda Nemeth and Dan Paul.   (11/1/2013)

- First record of Painted Bunting for Queen Anne's Co. (Chino Farms).   (10/26/2013)

- First record of Aaron's Skipper added for Queen Anne's Co. (Jim Brighton).    (8/25/2012)

- Pacific Loon found by Mikey Lutmerding at Point Lookout SP.   (10/19/2013)

- First record of Familiar Bluet for Dorchester Co. (Hubick, Brighton, Feild). Now found in all 23 counties.   (10/13/2013)

- MBP now has a complete list of Calligrapha beetles and host plants.   (10/17/2013)

- New species for MBP found by Jemicy School - Diaperis maculata!   (10/9/2013)

- Boreal Chickadee photo from Back River (1977) added courtesy of Bob Ringler!   (10/10/2013)

- Added 20+ slime mold photos from Lance Biechele's collection.   (10/5/2013)

- MBP now has records for Common Dandelion for all 23 Maryland counties.    (10/5/2013)

- Major improvements to viewing thumnails for any checklist!   (9/21/2013)

- Reached 8,000 total photos!   (9/20/2013)

- First record of Cherry-faced Meadowhawk for Howard Co. (B. Ott)   (9/16/2013)

- Uploaded the master Swan Creek (AA Co.) bird checklist (S. Ricciardi, T. Carney).   (9/17/2013)

- A new CLASS for the project. Added our first Centipede!   (9/11/2013)

- Maryland Biodiversity Project featured in the Baltimore Sun!    (9/8/2013)

- Annapolis Mayor Josh Cohen adds a new species to MBP!   (9/3/2013)

- MBP is partnering with Jemicy School this year. Welcome back, Jemicy students!   (8/27/2013)

- Reached 11,000 Maryland species cataloged!    (8/24/2013)

- Added 93 species of Water Scavenger Beetle (Hydrophilidae) (Staines, 1986).   (8/24/2013)

- Reached 3,500 Maryland species with photos!   (8/15/2013)

- Bermuda Petrel photographed just miles from Maryland waters! (Tom Johnson)   (8/12/2013)

- First record of Swallow-tailed Kite for Washington Co. (B. Lanning)   (8/10/2013)

- Lichen overhaul and added 1,350 lichen records from Howard Co. and beyond. Processed by Nancy Magnusson. Thanks, Nancy! Thanks also to Richard Orr and Bob and Jo Solem!   (8/3/2013)

- Reached 90,000 records in the MBP database!   (8/9/2013)

- New species for MBP (+ poss. known range expansion) - Lyssomanes viridis. (S. Housten)   (8/6/2013)

- Added 166 species of Scale Insect (Ben-Dov et al). Processed by Maren Gimpel.   (8/3/2013)

- New category for MBP! Added our first Slug today.   (8/3/2013)

- 15 Herald (Trindade) Petrels far offshore in Maryland waters! (T. Johnson)   (8/1/2013)

- New state bee record! Coelioxys hunteri in Cecil Co. by Tim McMahon (fide S. Droege).   (7/31/2013)

- Reached 7,000 total photos!   (7/29/2013)

- Added 217 species of Scarab Beetles (Glaser, Hagadorn, Price, Staines).   (7/26/2013)

- New state bee record! Lasioglossum albipenne collected in Carroll Co. by Tim McMahon (fide Sam Droege).   (7/22/2013)

- You can now search for moths by Hodges number!   (7/21/2013)

- White-tailed Tropicbird and Herald Petrel added to the official Maryland list.   (7/13/2013)

- Reached 10,500 Maryland species cataloged!   (7/4/2013)

- Added 10 new species of Picture-winged Fly (Ulidiidae).   (7/2/2013)

- Added 18 species of Lace Bugs (Tingidae).   (7/2/2013)

- Added 8 new species of Water Strider (Gerridae).   (7/2/2013)

- Added 8 new species of Spittlebug (Cercopidae).   (7/2/2013)

- First record of Slender Spreadwing for St. Mary's Co. (Sam Galick)   (7/19/2013)

- Rare bee species! Macropis cilata found in Washington Co. (Sam Droege)   (6/19/2013)

- Added Richard Orr's Bryophyte records (+2 species, +47 records | processed by N. Magnusson)   (6/29/2013)

- Overhaul of Mosses (+100 species and 2,000+ county records!) (Darigo, 2009 | processed by N. Magnusson)   (6/29/2013)

- Reached 3,200 Maryland species with photos!   (6/26/2013)

- Reached 80,000 records in the MBP database!   (6/22/2013)

- Added Bob and Jo Solem's personal Howard Co. Odonata records (+10,657 records).   (6/22/2013)

- First record of Big Bluet for St. Mary's Co. (Sam Galick).   (6/19/2013)

- Reached 70,000 records in the MBP database!   (6/20/2013)

- Howard Co. bird location records added courtesy of Howard Co. Bird Club (+4,206 records).   (6/20/2013)

- You can now search by category or family (e.g., Mint, Mite, Laridae).   (6/20/2013)

- Howard Co. butterfly location records added courtesy of Howard Co. Bird Club (+692 records).   (6/16/2013)

- MBP now has records for Common Milkweed for all 23 Maryland counties.   (6/10/2013)

- With addition of Yellow-legged Gull, photos posted for all Maryland bird species!    (6/8/2013)

- Howard Co. Odonata location records added courtesy of Howard Co. Bird Club (+905 records).   (6/11/2013)

- Howard Co. mammals added courtesy of Howard Co. Bird Club (+183 records)   (6/7/2013)

- Reached 6,000 total photos!   (6/5/2013)

- First records of Umber Shadowdragon for Baltimore and Howard Counties (Richard Orr).   (6/1/2013)

- Added our first Lacewing identified to species - Micromus posticus   (5/30/2013)

- Reached 3,000 Maryland species with photos!   (6/1/2013)

- Scarlet Snake in Howard Co. (5/28/2013).   (5/28/2013)

- MBP now has records for Common Greenbrier for all 23 Maryland counties.   (6/3/2013)

- Christmas Fern and Sassafras now have MBP records for all 23 counties.   (5/31/2013)

- Added Ascomycota and Basidiomycota options under the Fungi/Other menu.   (5/23/2013)

- First Black Rail record for Howard Co. (Hanfman, Ott, et al.).   (5/18/2013)

- Added the Slime Molds of Delmarva courtesy of Lance Biechele (+37 species).   (5/19/2013)

- Bill and Jim both reach 700 species in Biodiversity Challenge.   (5/12/2013)

- Reached 60,000 records in the MBP database!   (5/7/2013)

- Added our first firefly species to MBP - Winter Firefly (Hubick, Brighton, et al.)   (5/4/2013)

- Added our first Hydrozoan courtesy of Lance Biechele.   (5/1/2013)

- First Henry's Elfin for QA Co. found during Chino Farms BioBlitz (Feild, Brighton, Biechele, Hubick).   (4/27/2013)

- Already five species of lichen and fungi added to MBP from the BioBlitz. Thanks to Lance Biechele!   (4/28/2013)

- Successful Chino Farms BioBlitz on 4/27/13.    (4/27/2013)

- You can now search for birds using banding codes such as BTBW and CEDW.   (4/21/2013)

- You can now search MD Biodiversity by synonyms like Stinkpot and Marsh Hawk!   (4/20/2013)

- Added 550+ plant records courtesy of Kerry Wixted. Thanks, Kerry!   (4/16/2013)

- Added gallery of Eskimo Curlew photos, including Whimbrel comparisons.   (4/14/2013)

- Swallow-tailed Kite in Baltimore Co. (Frode Jacobsen, Jon Corcoran).   (4/13/2013)

- Reached 50,000 records in the MBP database!   (4/12/2013)

- Added insect records from Tim Reichard (20 new photo sp., 30+ new county records)   (4/4/2013)

- Yellow-headed Blackbird in St. Mary's Co. (Hubick, Brighton, Lutmerding)   (3/31/2013)

- Franklin's Gull in Frederick Co. (Jim Moore)   (3/31/2013)

- Added our first Plant Bug (Family Miridae) courtesy of Ashley Bradford.   (3/30/2013)

- Added our first Leaf-footed Bug courtesy of Ashley Bradford.   (3/29/2013)

- Reached 10,000 Maryland species cataloged!   (3/17/2013)

- Added 227 species of Ground Beetle (Carabidae) (Erwin, Stork).   (3/17/2013)

- Added 23 species of Predaceous Diving Beetle (C.L. Staines)   (3/17/2013)

- Added 107 species of Syrphid Fly (Invertebrates of Plummers Island, BugGuide)   (3/17/2013)

- Added 21 species of Bee Fly (Invertebrates of Plummers Island, BugGuide)   (3/17/2013)

- Added 24 species of Stink Bug from Plummer Island (Invertebrates of Plummers Island)   (3/15/2013)

- Added 91 species of Sawfly, Horntail, and Wood Wasp (D.R. Smith)   (3/10/2013)

- Reached 5,000 total photos!   (3/9/2013)

- Added "Moths of Somerset County, MD" courtesy of Lance Biechele (121 records).   (3/6/2013)

- Added our first Proturan courtesy of Lance Biechele (Nipponentomen pembertonense).   (3/4/2013)

- New plant species for Maryland! Sphagnum cyclophyllum found by Wesley Knapp.   (2/27/2013)

- Added newly split Ceratina mikmaqi to state bee list. Sam Droege has specimens.   (2/20/2013)

- Added the Horse and Deer Flies of Maryland (P. Thompson) (+81 species).   (2/18/2013)

- First Ross's Goose record for Baltimore Co. (Andy Smith).   (2/15/2013)

- Pacific Loon at the Ocean City Inlet, Maryland (M. Lutmerding).   (2/16/2013)

- Maryland's third Bullock's Oriole in Harford Co. (D. Kirkwood).   (2/11/2013)

- Added the Fleas of Maryland (+31 species).   (2/8/2013)

- Added Maryland's Ants! Thanks to Tim Foard! (+118 species)   (2/8/2013)

- Added the Bark and Ambrosia Beetles (R. Rabaglia) (+104 species).   (2/4/2013)

- Maryland's second Northern Lapwing (first for Eastern Shore) in Talbot Co.! (L. Roslund).   (2/3/2013)

- Added additional crabs and lobsters (+42 species).   (2/3/2013)

- 9,000 Maryland species cataloged!    (2/2/2013)

- Added additional shrimp species (M. Nizinski) (+21 species).   (2/2/2013)

- Added some freshwater amphipods (J. Holsinger) (+13 species).   (2/2/2013)

- Happy Groundhog Day! Punxsutawney Phil predicts an early spring.   (2/2/2013)

- First White-winged Dove record for Calvert Co. (Tom Harten).   (2/1/2013)

- Added county record for Painted Bunting in Calvert (12/2010).   (2/1/2013)

- Added base list of Maryland ticks (+19 species)   (1/24/2013)

- First record of Say's Phoebe for Carroll Co., found by Bob Ringler.   (1/19/2013)

- Reached 2,600 Maryland species with photos!   (1/17/2013)

- Added the tapeworms in Class Cestoda (USDA/ARS) (+85 species).   (1/14/2013)

- Added parasitic flatworms in Phylum Platyhelminthes (USDA/ARS) (+20 species).   (1/13/2013)

- Added parasitic worms in Phylum Acanthocephala (USDA/ARS) (+30 species).   (1/13/2013)

- Reached 2,500 Maryland species with photos!   (1/12/2013)

- Added Goldenrod (Solidago) county records (per H. Kolb) (+241 records).   (1/12/2013)

- Added records for the Vascular Flora of Assateague Island (S. Hill) (+486 records).   (1/11/2013)

- New bee species for Maryland: Hylaeus georgicus in Dorchester Co. (S. Droege).   (1/10/2013)

- Added terrestrial land snails of Black Hills RP, Montgomery Co. (A. Orstan) (+23 species),   (1/8/2013)

- Added mosses collected by Elmer G. Worthley. (+193 species) (E. Eubel)   (1/7/2013)

- FSU Mammal Collection records compiled courtesy of Matt Tillett (+1,491 records).   (1/3/2013)

- Added the Freshwater Algae of the Lower Eastern Shore (+67 species) (L. Biechele)   (12/29/2012)

- Reached 2,400 Maryland species with photos!   (12/28/2012)

- Photos posted for all 54 species of Maryland Lily (Liliaceae).   (12/20/2012)

- Tufted Duck off Kent Island, Queen Anne's Co. Maryland's 6th record. (M. Schilling)   (12/16/2012)

- First Barrow's Goldeneye record for Talbot Co. (Culler/Hanfman).   (12/11/2012)

- Share your photos via the new MBP flickr group.   (12/11/2012)

- Reached 20,000 individual records in the database.   (12/8/2012)

- Photos posted for all Maryland tiger beetles species!   (12/8/2012)

- County Record views added!   (12/6/2012)

- Photos posted for all Maryland Iris species!   (12/4/2012)

- Virginia's Warbler formally added to MD list (#445).   (12/3/2012)

- Photos posted for all MD bat species! Please support Bat Conservation International!   (11/27/2012)

- Added the Longhorn Beetles (+185 species).   (11/25/2012)

- Yellow Rail photographed on Assateague (Czaplak, Todd).   (11/25/2012)

- Western Grebe reported in Worcester Co. (Sam Dyke)   (11/19/2012)

- Reached 2,000 Maryland species with photos!   (11/18/2012)

- Photos posted for all Maryland orchid species!   (11/18/2012)

- Photos posted for all Maryland reptiles and amphibians!   (11/18/2012)

- Calliope Hummingbird in Talbot Co. - 6th report for Maryland (V. de Sanctis)   (11/16/2012)

- Cave Swallows at Turkey Point - New county record for Cecil (Hafner & Co.)   (11/17/2012)

- White-winged Dove in West Ocean City - fifth Worcester Co. record (S. Housten)   (11/15/2012)

- Added the ability to search by scientific names!   (11/15/2012)

- New county record for Autumn Meadowhawk - Dorchester Co. (Brighton, Hubick, Feild).
  Now found in all 23 counties!
   (11/14/2012)

- Bulk uploaded 680+ bee county records from Sam Droege.   (11/13/2012)

- Added 83 species of Hornworts and Liverworts.   (11/13/2012)

- White-winged Dove at Fort McHenry - First Baltimore Co. record (J. Culler)   (11/9/2012)

- Added Beltsville (BARC) Carex records (Spjut and Whitcomb, 2004).   (11/9/2012)

- Added records from "Native Woody Plants of Montgomery County" (Parrish, 2002)   (11/9/2012)

- Added records from Adkins Arboretum (Caroline Co.) plant survey.   (11/8/2012)

- Added the 176 county Earthworm records from Reynolds (1974).   (11/7/2012)

- First Cave Swallow record for Anne Arundel (R. Ostrowski)   (11/6/2012)

- Cave Swallow specimen found in Allegany Co. (11/3) - first county record.    (11/3/2012)

- Species search box added to top-right corner of the site.   (11/3/2012)

- County records now displayed on species pages!   (11/1/2012)

- Impressive Hurricane Sandy fallout. Read a summary of highlights here.   (10/30/2012)

- New county record for Dainty Sulphur - Howard Co. (J. Wilkinson and L. Hunt).   (10/27/2012)

- New county record for Dainty Sulphur - Carroll Co. by David Smith.   (10/24/2012)

- First western Maryland record of Carolina Satyr!    (10/18/2012)

- 8,000 Maryland species cataloged!   (10/17/2012)

- Added the rest of the Crickets (+28 species).   (10/18/2012)

- Added the rest of the Katydids (+37 species).   (10/17/2012)

- Added the rest of the Grasshoppers (+40 species).   (10/17/2012)

- Added base list of Harvestmen (Daddy Longlegs) (+24 species)   (10/13/2012)

- Brown-headed Nuthatches found on Fort Meade, Anne Arundel Co.   (10/9/2012)

- Added the Earthworms (+27 species).   (10/8/2012)

- Gulf Fritillary in St. Mary's Co. (10/4). First in the county in 30 years!   (10/7/2012)

- Reached 1,800 Maryland species with photos!   (10/4/2012)

- Base list of all Maryland moths complete!    (10/4/2012)

- New "View Latest Photos" link shows thumbnails for latest photo additions.   (10/3/2012)

- Added another 700+ moths! Over 2,000 Maryland moths cataloged!   (10/3/2012)

- 7,000 Maryland species cataloged!   (10/2/2012)

- Added another 350 moths! Over 1,500 Maryland moths cataloged!   (10/1/2012)

- Added another 200 moths! Over 1,000 Maryland moths cataloged!   (9/28/2012)

- Added another 100 moths!   (9/27/2012)

- Added base list of Maryland spiders (+80 species).   (9/26/2012)

- Ron Pittaway's Winter Finch Forecast released.   (9/23/2012)

- Added base list of jumping spiders (+24 species).   (9/23/2012)

- 6,400 Maryland species cataloged! Jim hunted down 30 more plant species.   (9/20/2012)

- Lasioglossum lionotum confirmed for Maryland bee checklist.   (9/18/2012)

- Reached 1,700 Maryland species with photos!   (9/16/2012)

- Dainy Sulphurs found in Anne Arundel Co. - now five counties with records.   (9/11/2012)

- Sabine's Gull at Triadelphia Reservoir - First record for Howard Co. and 8th state record.   (9/8/2012)

- Added some Mantids, Walkingsticks, Earwigs (+9 species)   (9/3/2012)

- Added the Planthoppers (+94 species).   (9/3/2012)

- Added Thumbnails. Click "View Thumbnails" from any checklist!   (8/31/2012)

- Reached 1,600 Maryland species with photos!   (8/30/2012)

- Added the Treehoppers (+71 species).   (8/29/2012)

- Added the Cricket Crawl species (+8 species).   (8/26/2012)

- First state record of Herald Petrel on 8/25 pelagic.   (8/25/2012)

- Added the cicadas (+17 species).   (8/24/2012)

- Don't forget to participate in the DC/Baltimore Cricket Crawl   (8/24/2012)

- 6,000 Maryland species cataloged!   (8/21/2012)

- Added the Micro Moths (+745 species)   (8/21/2012)

- White Ibis in Caroline Co. on 8/19 - a new county record.   (8/20/2012)

- Reached 1,500 Maryland species with photos!   (8/16/2012)

- Birdingonthe.net site is migrating to the ABA web site.   (8/15/2012)

- All Maryland vertebrates cataloged!   (8/14/2012)

- Added the rest of the fish, especially saltwater species (+295 species).   (8/14/2012)

- Happy Shark Week. Added the sharks and rays (+45 species).   (8/13/2012)

- Three new robber flies added (with photos) by Steve Collins.   (8/9/2012)

- Sam Droege located two new bee records (C. moesta and P. virginicus)   (8/8/2012)

- Added the Leeches (+9 species).   (8/6/2012)

- Photos posted for all Maryland damselflies!   (8/6/2012)

- New butterfly species for MD! Dainty Sulphur documented by Dave Czaplak!   (8/4/2012)

- Get updates from Maryland Biodiversity on Facebook.   (8/3/2012)

- 5,000 Maryland species cataloged!   (7/30/2012)

- Reached 1,200 Maryland species with photos!   (7/29/2012)

- Photos posted for all Maryland reptiles!   (7/29/2012)

- Added the Lichens (+321 species).   (7/25/2012)

- Added Mayflies from USGS checklist (+8 species).   (7/25/2012)

- Added Stoneflies from USGS checklist (+82 species).   (7/24/2012)

- Added Rose, Pea, and Mint families among others (+322 species).   (7/14/2012)

- Announcement of the Maryland Biodiversity project.   (7/2/2012)

- Added the Spurges, Evening Primroses, and the Buckwheats (+94 species).   (7/14/2012)

- Maryland Crabs and Shrimp added courtesy of Clem Counts.   (7/12/2012)

- Maryland Bee checklist added courtesy of Sam Droege. Thanks, Sam!   (7/6/2012)

- Added the Grasses (+277 species).   (7/15/2012)

- Added the Asters (+279 species). Initial load of Maryland vascular plants complete!   (7/17/2012)

- Added References page, which will be updated regularly.   (7/16/2012)

- Added our 1000th photo species - Leatherback Sea Turtle.   (7/15/2012)