2018 PSL Targets

This blog is a quick rundown of what my end of 2018 targets are across all of the groups on my pan-species list. After starting the year on 4175 species, I aim to try and add 825 species to reach a total of 5000. Here’s a breakdown of my targets:

Group 2018 Start 2018 Target
Algae 40 52
Slime Moulds 2 3
Protists 1 2
Lichens 49 105
Fungi 230 300
Bryophytes 216 260
Vascular Plants 980 1050
Sponges 2 3
Comb-jellies 0 1
Cnidarians 12 15
Molluscs 114 125
Bryozoans 4 5
Annelid Worms 17 20
Platyhelminth Worms 4 5
Sea-spiders 0 1
Arachnids 135 170
Myriapods 54 58
Crustaceans 50 60
Springtails etc. 5 6
3-tailed Bristletails 3 4
Odonata 26 30
Orthopteroids 25 30
Hemipteroids 291 360
Hymenoptera 123 170
Coleoptera 509 675
Diptera 164 220
Butterflies 35 40
Moths 659 760
Remaining Insect Orders 28 40
Echinoderms 8 10
Tunicates 1 2
Fish 56 60
Reptiles 6 7
Amphibians 6 7
Birds 280 300
Mammals 39 42
Other Animals 1 2
Overall 4175 5000

I hope to focus more this year on lichens, whilst continuing to delve deeper into Coleoptera (Beetles) and Hemipteroids (Bugs, Hoppers and relatives), though of course, I like to look at as many groups as I possibly can!

Hopefully it’ll be another good year!

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