Citing AntWeb

AntWeb content is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution License. We encourage use of AntWeb images.

In print, each image must include attribution to its photographer, the specimen code of the image, and "from" in each figure caption.

For websites, images must be clearly identified as coming from, with a backward link to the respective source page. Photographer and other copyright information is provided on the big image page. Some photos and drawing belong to the indicated persons or organizations and have their own copyright statements. Photos and drawings with CCBY, CC-BY-NC or CC-BY-SA can be used without further permission, as long as guidelines above for attribution are followed.

We've made it easier to cite AntWeb by providing a "Cite this page" tool at the top right of each page. By clicking on that, you'll be able to copy the citation to use.

To cite AntWeb as a whole (example):

Citation: AntWeb. Version 8.45.1. California Academy of Science, online at Accessed .

In both cases, the "Accessed" date should be the date you accessed the content, in "day Month Year" format.