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Placoneis C. Mereschkowsky 1903, pg. 3
Generitype LT: Placoneis exigua (Gregory) Mereschkowsky 1903 (= Pinnularia exigua Gregory)
Designated by Cox (006795), p. 154
Year Designated 1988
Nomenclatural status valid
Recent revisions Cox 1988 (ref. 006795)
Comments Mereschkowsky included 9 species and several varieties, and did not designate a generitype. Genus described as new the same year in Mereschkowsky 1903 (ref. 006378), p. 14. Mereschkowsky’s comments in ref. 006378 suggest that ref. 001384 was published before ref. 006378.
Published in

Mereschkowsky, C. 1903  (ref. 1384)

Uber Placoneis, ein neues Diatomeen-Genus.

Beihefte zum Botanischen Centralblatt, Vol:15[1], 1-30, pl. 1.