How to cite a Personal Communication in Zootaxa

Use this template to cite a Personal Communication in the Zootaxa citation style.


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Citation Guide: Personal Communication in Zootaxa
Reference a Personal Communication in Zootaxa

How do you cite a Personal Communication in the Zootaxa referencing style?

Here’s an example Personal Communication citation in Zootaxa using placeholders.
Template:
Authorlastname, A. (2000) Title. .
So if we want to cite, for example, an email message sent by Elisabeth Smith to John Doe we’d do so like this:

Zootaxa Personal Communication citation:
Elisabeth, S. (2000) Email message to author. .
Citing websites and links in Zootaxa is much easier with the Citationsy Chrome Extension And an in-text citation Personal Communication reference in Zootaxa looks like this:
(Elisabeth 2000)

Frequently Asked Questions — Zootaxa Personal Communication Referencing

How do I cite a Personal Communication in Zootaxa?

You can very easily reference a Personal Communication in the “Zootaxa” referencing style by using the guide above as your guideline.

Is there a way to automatically cite a Personal Communication?

Yes — Use a Zootaxa reference generator, like Citationsy for example.

How do you reference a Personal Communication in Zootaxa?

The Zootaxa reference for a Personal Communication is done by several different rules — please see the example on this page.

How do you in-text reference a Personal Communication in Zootaxa?

An in-text reference for a Personal Communication in Zootaxa is done like this:
(Authorlastname 2000)
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