Zootaxa Referencing Guide

This is the Citationsy guide to Zootaxa 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 Zootaxa.

How to do citations in Zootaxa style?
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How do you cite a book in the Zootaxa referencing style?

Here’s an example book citation in Zootaxa 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:
Zootaxa 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 Zootaxa looks like this: (Rowling 1997)

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

Here’s a Zootaxa 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 Zootaxa:
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 Zootaxa style?

Here’s an Zootaxa example website reference:
Author1 LastnameA.F. & Author2 LastnameA.F. (2000) Title. . Available from: https://www.example.com (April 15, 2021)
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 (April 15, 2021)
And an in-text citation would look like this: (Tran 2008)

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How to cite a YouTube video Zootaxa

Here’s a Zootaxa citation YouTube video example:
ChannelName (2000) Title. YouTube. Available from: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXXXXX (April 15, 2021)
So how to cite a video Zootaxa?
Pixar (2015) Pizza Clip — Inside Out. YouTube. Available from: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8W6rntBADUQ (April 15, 2021)
And an in-text video citation would look like this: (Pixar 2015)

How to cite a podcast using Zootaxa 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 Zootaxa.
Lastname, F. (2000) Title. .
Podcast referencing example in Zootaxa 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 Zootaxa referencing style?

An example song citation in Zootaxa.
Lastname, F. (2000) Album Song Title. .
Let‘s say we want to reference “Here Comes the Sun” off The Beatles “Abbey Road” album in Zootaxa:
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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