Higher Classification: > Kingdom Plantae > Division Rhodophyta > Subdivision Eurhodophytina > Class Florideophyceae > Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae > Order Gigartinales > Family Dumontiaceae > Genus Dumontia

Dumontia contorta (S.G.Gmelin) Ruprecht, 1850

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

DumontiaJ.V.Lamouroux, 1813accepted genus name

Species group names

Dumontia incrassata (O.F.Müller) J.V.Lamouroux, 1813 synonym

Vernaculars (+) (-)

 Bokmål (Norwegian): bendelsleipe sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Danish: dumontalge sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Dutch: rood darmwier sources: de Ruijter, E.; Schoenmaker, A. (Ed.) (1989). Zeeboek [The sea book]. 2nd revised ed. Jeugdbondsuitgeverij JBU / Stichting Uitgeverij KNNV: Utrecht, The Netherlands. ISBN 90-5107-007-1. 238 pp.
 Norwegian: bendelsleipe sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Norwegian Bokmål: bendelsleipe
 Norwegian Nynorsk: bendelsleipe
 Nynorsk (Norwegian): bendelsleipe sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Swedish: röd slemsnärja


basis of record

Guiry, M.D. (2001). Macroalgae of Rhodophycota, Phaeophycota, Chlorophycota, and two genera of Xanthophycota, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels, 50: pp. 20-38

additional source

Muller, Y. (2004). Faune et flore du littoral du Nord, du Pas-de-Calais et de la Belgique: inventaire. [Coastal fauna and flora of the Nord, Pas-de-Calais and Belgium: inventory]. Commission Régionale de Biologie Région Nord Pas-de-Calais: France. 307 pp.

additional source

Dyntaxa (2013) Swedish Taxonomic Database. Accessed at www.dyntaxa.se [15-01-2013].

additional source

Sears, J.R. (ed.). 1998. NEAS keys to the benthic marine algae of the northeastern coast of North America from Long Island Sound to the Strait of Belle Isle. Northeast Algal Society. 163 p.

additional source

Thomas, M.L.H. (ed.). 1983. Marine and coastal systems of the Quoddy Region, New Brunswick. Canadian Special Publication of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 64. 306 p.

additional source





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External Links

GenBank (26 nucleotides; 20 proteins)
Barcode of Life (47 barcodes)
Biodiversity Heritage Library (14 publications)


Guiry, Michael D. (2014). Dumontia contorta (S.G.Gmelin) Ruprecht, 1850. In: Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. (2014). AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway (taxonomic information republished from AlgaeBase with permission of M.D. Guiry). In: Costello, M.J.; Bouchet, P.; Boxshall, G.; Arvantidis, C.; Appeltans, W. (2014) European Register of Marine Species, accessed through PESI at http://www.eu-nomen.eu/portal/taxon.php?GUID=urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:145228




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