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Dumontia ramentacea (Linaeus) Greville

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
Order Gigartinales
Family Dumontiaceae
Genus Dumontia

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Dumontia ramentacea (Linaeus) Greville
at low water with Dulse in background. Digby Neck Nova Scotia.. 02 Jun 2012. David J. Garbary. © David J. Garbary.

 

Sargassum cinctum var. lanceolatum Grunow

Devaleraea ramentacea (Linnaeus) Guiry at low water with Dulse in background. Digby Neck Nova Scotia.
© David J. Garbary

Publication details
Dumontia ramentacea (Linaeus) Greville 1830: lxii

Published in: Greville, R.K. (1830). Algae britannicae, or descriptions of the marine and other inarticulated plants of the British islands, belonging to the order Algae; with plates illustrative of the genera. pp. [i*-iii*], [i]-lxxxviii, [1]-218, pl. 1-19. Edinburgh & London: McLachlan & Stewart; Baldwin & Cradock.
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Dumontia is Dumontia incrassata (O.F.Müller) J.V.Lamouroux.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Devaleraea ramentacea (Linnaeus) Guiry

Basionym
Fucus ramentaceus Linnaeus

Type information
Type locality: [No locality given in the original publication.] (Linnaeus 1767: 718). Lectotype: LINN 1274.82 (Spencer, Irvine & Jarvis 2009: 250). Notes: Lectotype chosen by L.M. Irvine is the top left specimen.Type is shown at http://linnean-online.org/13612/ where it indicated that it is probable that the specimen was collected by J.D. Koenig.

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.

Source of current name
Guiry, M.D. (1982). Devaleraea, a new genus of the Palmariaceae (Rhodophyta) in the North Atlantic and North Pacific. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom 62: 1-13.

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 18 August 2019.

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