Flechtner VR, Boyer SL, Johansen JR, DeNoble ML. Spirirestis rafaelensis gen. et sp. nov. (Cyanophyceae), a new cyanobacterial genus from arid soils. Nova Hedwigia 2002; 74:1-24.
validly published under the ICN (Botanical Code)
Hoffmann et al. (2005) assigned this genus to the family Microchaetaceae Lemmermann 1907.Publication:
Hoffmann L, Komárek J, Kaštovský J. System of cyanoprokaryotes (cyanobacteria) – state in 2004. Algol. Stud. 2005; 117:95-115.
This taxon name is occasionally misprinted in some sources as: "Spirirestris"; "Sprirestis".
The authority of the taxon name (Flechtner and Johansen) deliberately differs from the authors of the publication (Flechtner et al.).
Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 1 Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 1 Total number of child taxa: 1