List of interactive identification programs

Mike Dallwitz miked at ENTO.CSIRO.AU
Thu Dec 15 17:59:17 CST 1994

                                                               15 December 1994

> From: Phillip Hoover <phoover at>
> Is there a list of interactive identification programs (and where and how
> to get them) available. I would be interested in seeing it.

I don't have a comprehensive list, but here are a few. Many of them are
commercial (i.e. not shareware or freeware). Some are available only with data
sets, that is, you can't buy the program and construct your own package - you
must produce the package in collaboration with the software supplier.

Fred Rhoades, Biology Department, Western Washington University, Bellingham, WA
98225, USA. Email: fredr at

Ian White, CAB International, Wallingford, Oxon OX10 8DE, UK. Phone: +44 491 83
2111, Fax: +44 491 83 3508

Eirene Williams, Seale-Hayne Dept of Land Use, University of Plymouth, Newton
Abbot, Devon TQ12 6NQ, UK. Fax: +44 626 32 5605

ETI, University of Amsterdam, Mauritskade 61, NL 1092 AD Amsterdam, The
Netherlands. Fax: +31 20 525 7238, Email: els at

Shareware, available (with several data sets) by gopher or anonymous ftp from
the following Internet hosts.  (directory: /pub/delta)  (directory: /delta)
Mike Dallwitz, CSIRO Division of Entomology, GPO Box 1700, Canberra ACT 2601,
Australia. Fax: +61 6 246 4000, Email: md at

Christopher Meacham, MEACHAM at VIOLET.BERKELEY.EDU, Museum Informatics Project,
501 Banway Building, Univ. of California, Berkeley, CA 94720 USA

Richard J. Pankhurst, Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh EH3 5LR, UK. Fax: +44 31
552 0382, Email: rjp at

Christine Leon, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, Richmond, Surrey TW9 3AB, England

Trevor Whiffin, Department of Botany, La Trobe University, Bundoora, Vic 3083,

Jacques Lebbe, Service de Me'decine Nucle'aire, Ho^pital Broussais, 93 rue
Didot, 75014 Paris, France

Mike Dallwitz                                  Internet md at
CSIRO Division of Entomology                   Fax +61 6 246 4000
GPO Box 1700, Canberra ACT 2601, Australia     Phone +61 6 246 4075

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