It is with regret that the Society announces that the publication of Volume 134 in 2021 of its flagship journal, the Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington, will mark the final issue of the journal. The Society was founded in 1880 and began formal publication of its Proceedings in 1882 [for a detailed account of the first 100 years of the Society, see Aldrich, J. W. (1980) The Biological Society of Washington: A Centennial History 1880–1980. Bulletin of the Biological Society of Washington, No. 4, 40 pp.]. In its 141-year tenure, the Proceedings published thousands of articles that documented the taxonomy and systematics of global biodiversity, especially in the disciplines of Botany, Paleontology, and Zoology. All of the Proceedings' articles can be accessed through the Biodiversity Heritage Library (1882–2004) or BioOne (2005–2021). The Society takes great pride in the quality of presentation and the diversity of taxa covered...

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