Type species: a type species (generitype) appears not to have been designated.
Taxonomic status: currently regarded as a synonym of Endocladia.
Most recent taxonomic treatment adopted: Wynne, M.J. & Schneider, C.W. (2010). Addendum to the synoptic review of red algal genera. Botanica Marina 53: 291-299.
Wynne & Schneider (2010) note that both Harvey (1853) and Setchell & Gardner (1903) have treated Acanthocladia as congeneric with Endocladia. - (5 Jul 2011) - Wendy Guiry
Numbers of names and species: At present, there are no names in the database.
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Created: 05 July 2011 by Wendy Guiry
Verified by: 05 July 2011 by Wendy Guiry
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Wendy Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 22 September 2018.