Systematic Biology Referencing Guide
(updated Oct 2022)

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How to do citations in Systematic Biology style?

This is the Citationsy guide to Systematic Biology 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 Systematic Biology.

cite Systematic Biology  — Referencing Guide

How do you cite a book in the Systematic Biology referencing style? (2022 Guide)

Did you know there are over 2.5 million book titles published in 2021. If you find yourself trying to cite a book in Systematic Biology, here’s how

Here’s an example book citation in Systematic Biology using placeholders:
Last Name F.N. 2000. Title. City: Publisher.
So if we want to cite, for example, “I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings” by Maya Angelou we’d do so like this:
Systematic Biology citation:
Angelou M. 1969. I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings. New York: Random House.
And an in-text citation book citation in Systematic Biology looks like this: (Angelou 1969)

How to reference a journal article in the Systematic Biology citation style?

How do you cite scientific papers in Systematic Biology format?

Citing formats are used to recognize related literary pieces and to mention references used. To cite any paper in Systematic Biology, follow these easy steps

Here’s a Systematic Biology 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 Systematic Biology:
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 and Sieffermann 2007)

How to cite a website in a paper in Systematic Biology style?

The basics of a reference list entry for a web page or web document in Systematic Biology is straight forward. Here’s how

Here’s an Systematic Biology example website reference:
Author1 LastnameA.F., Author2 LastnameA.F. 2000. Title. Available from
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
And an in-text citation would look like this: (Tran 2008)

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How to cite a YouTube video Systematic Biology in 2022

Did you know almost 5 billion videos are watched on Youtube every single day. Here’s how to cite one in Systematic Biology

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

How to cite a podcast using Systematic Biology referencing style

To cite a podcast episode in Systematic Biology, all you need to do is the following

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 Systematic Biology.
Lastname F. 2000. Title. .
Podcast referencing example in Systematic Biology 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 Systematic Biology referencing style?

Did you know that Bob Dylan has written well over 500 different songs? Here’s how to cite any song in Systematic Biology

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

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