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Giffenia F.E. Round & P.W. Basson 1998 ('Nov. 1997'), p. 348
Generitype T: Giffenia cocconeiformis (Grunow) F.E. Rond & P.W. Basson (= Nitzschia cocconeiformis Grunow 1880)
Designated by Round & Basson (007018)
Year Designated 1998
Nomenclatural status valid
Recent revisions
Comments Type by original designation (also monotypic). Printed date “Nov. 1997’
Published in

Round, F.E. and Basson, P.W. 1997  (ref. 7018)

A new diatom genus (Giffenia) based on Nitzschia cocconeiformis Grun. and a note on Nitzschia (Tryblionella) lanceolata Grun.

Diatom Research, Vol:12[2], 347-355