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Dinosaur Encyclopaedia - new version
Just a quick note to announce the release of V11 of the Dinosaur
Encyclopaedia software program.
It runs on all operating systems (Win, Mac, Unix).
The program contains information on all known genera of dinosaurs and
Mesozoic birds up to the end of November this year, and currently contains
1147 genera, more than 2220 species, and over 24,150 individual specimens
listed with catalogue number, description, location and map reference. 278
illustrations are included (129 in colour). In addition there is an essay
section with up-to-date coverage of such topics as dinosaurs and birds,
extinction, classification, geological periods, dinosaurs from different
regions, endothermy etc, and extra sections on dinosaur fossil locations
(with taxa lists that include all other vertebrates), dinosaur clades,
footprint and egg taxa, and lists of dinosaurs by time period, size and
country. Each section, including the individual dinosaur entries, has a
list of references (total currently more than 3700).
The program is easy to navigate with bookmarks, hypertext links, index and
list of names, and is arranged so that information at the appropriate level
is easily available either to someone with a general interest, or the
enthusiast who wants a lot of detail.
To download a demo version go to
For further information please contact me off-list.
If there are any current users on this list who have not received upgrade
notification, please contact me, as a number of supposedly current emails