Mammea J., 1841, nom. illeg.
Lectotype species: Mammea dorsifera (C.Agardh) J.Agardh
Currently accepted name for the type species: Callophycus dorsifer (C.Agardh) P.C.Silva
Original publication:Agardh, J.G. (1841). In historiam algarum symbolae. Linnaea 15: 1-50, 443-457.
Type designated in Montagne, C. (1844). Quelques observations touchant la structure et la fructification des genres Ctenodus, Delisea et Lenormandia, de la famile des Floridées. Annales des Sciences Naturelles, Botanique, Troisième série 1: 151-161, pls 10, 11.
Taxonomic status: currently regarded as a synonym of Callophycus.
Most recent taxonomic treatment adopted: Kylin, H. (1956). Die Gattungen der Rhodophyceen. pp. i-xv, 1-673, 458 figs. Lund: C.W.K. Gleerups.
Illegitimate: priority for Mammea Linnaeus, 1753. - (10 Jun 2013) - M.D. Guiry
Numbers of names and species: There is only one species or infraspecific name in the database at present.
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Created: 14 January 2001 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 18 January 2011 by M.D. Guiry
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