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Biology - Animal Diversity Project

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How to cite an encyclopedia article in APA format

For an entry in an online encyclopedia entry with no byline [author], use the following format:

 

Title of entry. (Year). In Title of encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://url.com/xxxx/

 

*Be sure to indent the second line!

 

From Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, Sixth Edition.