Citation

Default citation (general project backgrounds): 

  • de Jong, Y. et al. (2014) Fauna Europaea - all European animal species on the web. Biodiversity Data Journal 2: e4034. doi: 10.3897/BDJ.2.e4034.

Dataset citation (experts & version):

  • Cite larger parts or whole database as:
  • See above. Please include details on the relevant version and/or access date in the 'Material & Methods' section of your paper or [in parenthesis] behind the reference.

  • Cite one part or record as:
  • Please add an additional reference to the default citation:
    <FaEu expert(s)>, <year>, Fauna Europaea: <taxonomic group(s)>. Fauna Europaea version x.x, http://www.fauna-eu.org

Examples:

  • Citation of a family if the responsible Taxonomic Specialist is also a Group Coordinator:
    Magowski, Wojciech (2013) Fauna Europaea: Acariformes, Tarsonemoidea. Fauna Europaea version 2.6, http://www.fauna-eu.org
  • Citation of a family, if the responsible Taxonomic Specialist is not a Group Coordinator(s):
    Aarvik, L.E. (2013) Fauna Europaea: Tortricidae. In: Karsholt, O. & Nieukerken, E.J. van (2013) Fauna Europaea: Lepidoptera, Moths. Fauna Europaea version 2.6, http://www.fauna-eu.org
  • Citation of one higher taxonomic group (per Group Coordinator):
    Karsholt, O. & Nieukerken, E.J. van (2013) Lepidoptera, Moths. Fauna Europaea version 2.6, http://www.fauna-eu.org