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Creswellia Arnott ex R.K. Greville in W. Gregory 1857, pg. 66
Generitype T: Cresswellia turris R.K. Greville in W. Gregory 1857
Designated by Greville, R.K. in W. Gregory (000399)
Year Designated 1857
Nomenclatural status valid
Recent revisions
Comments Type by monotypy. Two spellings in SVL "Cresswellia (Creswellia)". The type species is usually referred to the genus Stephanopyxis. Arnott chose the genus name, and Greville provided the description.
Published in

Gregory, W. 1857  (ref. 399)

On new forms of marine Diatomaceae found in the Firth of Clyde and in Loch Fyne, illustrated by numerous figures drawn by K.K. Greville, LL. D., F. R. S. E.

Transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, Vol:21, 473-542, pls. 9-14.