Phytotaxa Referencing Guide

This is the Citationsy guide to Phytotaxa citations, reference lists, in-text citations, and bibliographies.
The complete, comprehensive guide shows you how easy citing any source can be. Referencing books, youtube videos, websites, articles, journals, podcasts, images, videos, or music in Phytotaxa.

How to do citations in Phytotaxa style?
cite Phytotaxa  — Referencing Guide

How do you cite a book in the Phytotaxa referencing style?

Here’s an example book citation in Phytotaxa using placeholders:
Last Name, F.N. (2000) Title.. Edition. E. F. N. Editor Last Name (ed.). Publisher, City
So if we want to cite, for example, “Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone” by Joanne K. Rowling we’d do so like this:
Phytotaxa citation:
Rowling, J.K. (1997) Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone.. 1st ed. Bloomsbury Publishing Inc, London
And an in-text citation book citation in Phytotaxa looks like this: (Rowling 1997)

How to reference a journal article in the Phytotaxa citation style?
How do you cite scientific papers in Phytotaxa format?

Here’s a Phytotaxa journal citation example using placeholders:
Author1 LastnameA.F. & Author3 LastnameA.F. (2000) Title. Container Volume: pages Used.
So if we want to reference this scientific article: “Testing consumer preferences for iced-coffee: Does the drinking environment have any influence?” by C. Petit and J.M. Sieffermann in Phytotaxa:
Petit, C. & Sieffermann, J. (2007) Testing consumer preferences for iced-coffee: Does the drinking environment have any influence?. 18: 161-172.
And an in-text citation would look like this: (Petit & Sieffermann 2007)

How to cite a website in a paper in Phytotaxa style?

Here’s an Phytotaxa example website reference:
Author1 LastnameA.F. & Author2 LastnameA.F. (2000) Title. Available from: (July 15, 2020)
To reference the article located at this link:
on The Guardian website:
Tran, M. (2008) Barack Obama To Be America’s First Black President. Available from: (July 15, 2020)
And an in-text citation would look like this: (Tran 2008)

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How to cite a YouTube video Phytotaxa

Here’s a Phytotaxa citation YouTube video example:
ChannelName (2000) Title. YouTube. Available from: (July 15, 2020)
So how to cite a video Phytotaxa?
Pixar (2015) Pizza Clip — Inside Out. YouTube. Available from: (July 15, 2020)
And an in-text video citation would look like this: (Pixar 2015)

How to cite a podcast using Phytotaxa referencing style

It is becoming more and more common to reference podcasts in essays or other school work.
Here’s how to reference a podcast it in Phytotaxa.
Lastname, F. (2000) Title.
Podcast referencing example in Phytotaxa using “This American Life” episode 640:
This American Life (2018) 640: Five Women.
And an in-text citation would look like this: (This American Life 2018)

How to cite a piece of music or a song using Phytotaxa referencing style?

An example song citation in Phytotaxa.
Lastname, F. (2000) Album Song Title.
Let‘s say we want to reference “Here Comes the Sun” off The Beatles “Abbey Road” album in Phytotaxa:
The Beatles (1969) Abbey Road Here Comes the Sun.
And an in-text citation would look like this: (The Beatles 1969)

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