How many Dinosaur species are there?

Many Dinosaur species are named from incomplete specimens, which is a result of the rarity of dinosaur fossils in general. Sometimes it’s hard to know whether you have a new species or a slight variation of something which is already known:

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/sci/tech/7620621.stm

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