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Phytotaxa Referencing Guide

How to do citations in Phytotaxa style?

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.

cite Phytotaxa  — Referencing Guide



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

Books are written works or compositions that have been published, many of which might be in digital version. Here’s how to cite a book in Phytotaxa

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, “I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings” by Maya Angelou we’d do so like this:
Phytotaxa citation:
Angelou, M. (1969) I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings.. 1st ed. Random House, New York
And an in-text citation book citation in Phytotaxa looks like this: (Angelou 1969)

How to reference a journal article in the Phytotaxa citation style?

How do you cite scientific papers in Phytotaxa format?

To write a research paper, you need to incorporate sources. This means that you have to know how to format the sources in your academic paper. To cite someone else’s paper in Phytotaxa in your research, follow these simple steps.

Here’s a Phytotaxa journal citation example using placeholders:
Author1 LastnameA.F. & Author3 LastnameA.F. (2000) Title. Container Volume: pages Used. https://doi.org/DOI
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. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.foodqual.2006.05.008
And an in-text citation would look like this: (Petit & Sieffermann 2007)

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

When listing Internet sources in your References or Works Cited, the most important thing to remember is that your goal is to make it easy for a reader to check and consult your sources. Here’s how to cite a website in Phytotaxa

Here’s an Phytotaxa example website reference:
Author1 LastnameA.F. & Author2 LastnameA.F. (2000) Title. Available from: https://www.example.com (January 21, 2022)
To reference the article located at this link:
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083
on The Guardian website:
Tran, M. (2008) Barack Obama To Be America’s First Black President. Available from: https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083 (January 21, 2022)
And an in-text citation would look like this: (Tran 2008)

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How to cite a YouTube video Phytotaxa

Are you watching a YouTube video and found something worth sharing in your research paper? Here’s how to cite a YouTube video in Phytotaxa

Here’s a Phytotaxa citation YouTube video example:
ChannelName (2000) Title. YouTube. Available from: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXXXXX (January 21, 2022)
So how to cite a video Phytotaxa?
Pixar (2015) Pizza Clip — Inside Out. YouTube. Available from: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8W6rntBADUQ (January 21, 2022)
And an in-text video citation would look like this: (Pixar 2015)

How to cite a podcast using Phytotaxa referencing style

As the world goes digital, so does the way we learn. Podcasts have become an increasingly common source of knowledge. Here’s how to cite a podcast episode in Phytotaxa

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?

Many people think that referencing songs or lyrics to songs isn’t common practise. That’s why we’re here to make it as simple and easy for you to reference a song in Phytotaxa. This is all you need

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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