Guide: How to cite a E-book or PDF in Zootaxa style

Guide: How to cite a E-book or PDF in Zootaxa style

Cite A E-book or PDF in Zootaxa style

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Use the following template to cite a e-book or pdf using the Zootaxa citation style. For help with other source types, like books, PDFs, or websites, check out our other guides. To have your reference list or bibliography automatically made for you, try our free citation generator.


Pink text = information that you will need to find from the source.
Black text = text required by the Zootaxa style.

Reference list

Place this part in your bibliography or reference list at the end of your assignment.


Author Surname, Author Initial. (Year Published) Title. Publisher, City, Pages Used pp. Available from: http://Website-Url (10 October 2013). 

Example:, (2013) East India Stock Dividend Redemption Act 1873 | Fundstellen im Internet | Available from: (30 April 2015). 

In-text citation

Place this part right after the quote or reference to the source in your assignment.


(Author Surname Year Published)


The East India Stock Dividend Redemption Act 1873 was an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom, passed in 1873, that formally dissolved the British East India Company.
By the time of the Act's passing, the Company had already effectively ceased to exist, with its governmental responsibilities having been transferred to the Crown by the Government of India Act 1858. ( 2013)

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