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 Kingdom Animalia
  Ablabys macracanthus (Bleeker, 1852) – valid
  Acanthocephalus gracilacanthus Meyer, 1932 – valid
  Acanthocephalus graciliacanthus Meyer, 1932 – invalid
  Acanthochromis polyacanthus (Bleeker, 1855) – valid – spotty-tail
  Acanthostracion notacanthus (Bleeker, 1863) – valid
  Acanthostracion pentacanthus (Bleeker, 1857) – invalid – spinybacked cowfish
  Acnodon oligacanthus (Müller and Troschel, 1844) – valid
  Actinacanthus Stebbing, 1888 – valid
  Actinacanthus tricarinata (Stebbing, 1883) – valid
  Agapetus diacanthus Edwards, 1956 – valid
  Alona monacanthus Sars, 1901 – invalid
  Alutarius macracanthus Bleeker, 1851 – invalid
  Amapacanthus Salgado-Maldonado and Portes-Santos, 2000 – valid
  Amapacanthus amazonicus Salgado-Maldonado and Portes-Santos, 2000 – valid
  Ambassis macracanthus Bleeker, 1849 – valid
  Amblyapistus macracanthus (Bleeker, 1852) – invalid – cockscomb fish
  Amblyrhynchichthys micracanthus Ng and Kottelat, 2004 – valid
  Ameiurus serracanthus (Yerger and Relyea, 1968) – valid – spotted bullhead
  Amphacanthus Bloch & Schneider, 1801 – invalid
  Amphacanthus abhortani Valenciennes in Cuvier & Valenciennes, 1835 – invalid
  Amphacanthus albopunctatus Temminck & Schlegel, 1845 – invalid
  Amphacanthus argenteus Quoy & Gaimard, 1825 – invalid
  Amphacanthus aurantiacus Temminck & Schlegel, 1845 – invalid
  Amphacanthus chrysospilos Bleeker, 1852 – invalid
  Amphacanthus concatenatus Valenciennes in Cuvier & Valenciennes, 1835 – invalid
  Amphacanthus corallinus Valenciennes in Cuvier & Valenciennes, 1835 – invalid
  Amphacanthus cyanotaenia Bleeker, 1853 – invalid
  Amphacanthus dorsalis Valenciennes in Cuvier & Valenciennes, 1835 – invalid
  Amphacanthus firmamentum Valenciennes in Cuvier & Valenciennes, 1835 – invalid
  Amphacanthus guamensis Valenciennes in Cuvier & Valenciennes, 1835 – invalid
  Amphacanthus guttatus oramin Bloch & Schneider, 1801 – invalid
  Amphacanthus hexagonatus Bleeker, 1854 – invalid
  Amphacanthus labyrinthodes Bleeker, 1853 – invalid
  Amphacanthus lineatus Valenciennes in Cuvier & Valenciennes, 1835 – invalid
  Amphacanthus luridus Rüppell, 1829 – invalid
  Amphacanthus maculosus Quoy & Gaimard, 1825 – invalid
  Amphacanthus margaritiferus Valenciennes in Cuvier & Valenciennes, 1835 – invalid
  Amphacanthus marmoratus Quoy & Gaimard, 1825 – invalid
  Amphacanthus melanospilos Bleeker, 1855 – invalid
  Amphacanthus mertensii Valenciennes in Cuvier & Valenciennes, 1835 – invalid
  Amphacanthus nebulosus Quoy & Gaimard, 1825 – invalid
  Amphacanthus notostictus Richardson, 1843 – invalid
  Amphacanthus nuchalis Valenciennes in Cuvier & Valenciennes, 1835 – invalid
  Amphacanthus ocularis Thiollière in Montrouzier, 1857 – invalid
  Amphacanthus olivaceus Valenciennes in Cuvier & Valenciennes, 1835 – invalid
  Amphacanthus puellus Schlegel, 1852 – invalid
  Amphacanthus punctatus Schneider & Forster in Bloch & Schneider, 1801 – invalid
  Amphacanthus punctatus Rüppell, 1829 – invalid
  Amphacanthus rostratus Valenciennes in Cuvier & Valenciennes, 1835 – invalid
  Amphacanthus scaroides Bleeker, 1853 – invalid
  Amphacanthus sigan Klunzinger, 1871 – invalid
  Amphacanthus sutor Valenciennes in Cuvier & Valenciennes, 1835 – invalid
  Amphacanthus tetrazona Bleeker, 1855 – invalid
  Amphacanthus tumifrons Valenciennes in Cuvier & Valenciennes, 1835 – invalid
  Amphacanthus vermiculatus Valenciennes in Cuvier & Valenciennes, 1835 – invalid
  Amphacanthus virgatus Valenciennes in Cuvier & Valenciennes, 1835 – invalid
  Amphacanthus vulpinus Schlegel & Müller, 1845 – invalid
  Amphilophus macracanthus (Günther, 1864) – valid
  Amphiodia hexacanthus H. L. Clark, 1911 – invalid
  Amphioplus hexacanthus (H. L. Clark, 1911) – valid
  Amphiura gastracanthus Lütken and Mortensen, 1899 – invalid
  Anacanthus Gray, 1830 – valid
  Anacanthus barbatus Gray, 1830 – valid – beardie
  Aphanacanthus Le Danois, 1959 – invalid
  Apogon leptacanthus Bleeker, 1856-57 – valid – longspine cardinal, longspine cardinal
  Apogon nematacanthus (Ogilby, 1913) – invalid
  Aracanthus Say, 1831 – valid
  Aracanthus assimilis Voss, 1934 – valid
  Aracanthus pallidus (Say, 1831) – valid
  Arhythmacanthus Yamaguti, 1935 – invalid
  Arhythmacanthus fusiformis Yamaguti, 1935 – invalid
  Arhythmacanthus overstreeti Schmidt and Paperna, 1978 – invalid
  Arhythmacanthus paraplagusiarum Nickol, 1972 – invalid
  Arhythmacanthus plotosi (Yamaguti, 1935) – invalid
  Arhythmacanthus septacanthus Sita, 1949 – invalid
  Arhythmacanthus thapari Gupta and Fatma, 1979 – invalid
  Arhythmacanthus zdzitowieckii Kumar, 1992 – invalid
  Arhythmorhynchus macracanthus Ward and Winter, 1952 – invalid
  Arius leptonotacanthus Bleeker, 1849 – valid – smoothspined catfish
  Arius macracanthus Günther, 1864 – valid
  Arius macronotacanthus Bleeker, 1846 – invalid – largespined catfish
  Arius micronotacanthus Bleeker, 1846 – invalid
  Artediellus miacanthus Gilbert and Burke, 1912 – valid
  Arthythmacanthus Yamaguti, 1935 – invalid
  Aspersentis heteracanthus (von Linstow, 1896) – invalid
  Asterias pentacanthus Simroth, 1889 – invalid
  Asterotheca pentacanthus (Gilbert, 1890) – invalid – bigeye poacher
  Astropecten anacanthus H. L. Clark, 1926 – valid
  Astropecten coelacanthus von Martens, 1865 – invalid
  Astropecten diplacanthus Grube, 1866 – invalid
  Astropecten euryacanthus Lütken, 1871 – valid
  Astropecten irregularis pentacanthus (Delle Chiaje, 1827) – valid
  Astropecten monacanthus Sladen, 1883 – valid
  Astropecten pentacanthus (Delle Chiaje, 1827) – invalid
  Astropecten platyacanthus (Philippi, 1837) – valid
  Astropecten platyacanthus flanaticus Lorenz, 1860 – valid
  Astropecten platyacanthus platyacanthus (Philippi, 1837) – valid
  Astropecten pleiacanthus Bedford, 1900 – invalid
  Astropecten polyacanthus Müller & Troschel, 1842 – valid
  Astropecten polyacanthus burbonica Döderlein, 1917 – valid
  Astropecten polyacanthus phragmorus Fisher, 1913 – valid
  Astropecten polyacanthus polyacanthus Müller & Troschel, 1842 – valid
  Astropecten triacanthus (Goto, 1914) – valid
  Atelorias anacanthus Fisher, 1911 – valid
  Atrophacanthus Fraser-Brunner, 1950 – valid
  Atrophacanthus danae Fraser-Brunner, 1950 – invalid
  Atrophacanthus japonicus (Kamohara, 1941) – valid
  Australorhynchus tetramorphacanthus Lebedev, 1967 – valid
  Bagrichthys macracanthus (Bleeker, 1854) – valid
  Bagrus micracanthus Bleeker, 1846 – invalid
  Balistes heteracanthus Bleeker, 1859 – invalid
  Barbus camptacanthus (Bleeker, 1863) – valid
  Barbus malacanthus Pappenheim, 1911 – valid
  Barbus prionacanthus Mahnert and Géry, 1982 – valid
  Bathyagonus pentacanthus (Gilbert, 1890) – valid – bigeye poacher
  Bembecinus diacanthus de Beaumont, 1967 – invalid
  Benthopecten heteracanthus Macan, 1938 – valid
  Benthopecten pentacanthus Fell, 1958 – valid
  Botia macracanthus (Bleeker, 1852) – invalid – clown loach, tiger botia
  Bovichtus diacanthus (Carmichael, 1819) – valid
  Brachionus polyacanthus Ehrenberg – valid
  Brachionus polyacanthus micracanthus (Arevalo) – valid
  Brachionus polyacanthus polyacanthus Ehrenberg – valid
  Brasacanthus Thatcher, 2001 – valid
  Brasacanthus sphoeroides Thatcher, 2001 – valid
  Breizacanthus Golvan, 1969 – valid
  Breizacanthus aznari Hernández-Orts, Alama-Bermejo, Crespo, García, Raga and Montero, 2012 – valid
  Breizacanthus chabaudei Golvan, 1969 – invalid
  Breizacanthus chabaudi Golvan, 1969 – valid
  Breizacanthus golvani Gaevskaja and Shukhgalter, 1984 – valid
  Breizacanthus irenae Golvan, 1969 – valid
  Breizacanthus ligur Paggi, Orecchia and Della Seta, 1975 – valid
  Caecomastacembelus cryptacanthus (Günther, 1867) – valid
  Caelorinchus anisacanthus Sazonov, 1994 – valid
  Campbellobates acanthus Wallwork, 1964 – valid
  Campbellobates acanthus acanthus Wallwork, 1964 – valid
  Campbellobates acanthus hawaiiensis P. Balogh, 1985 – valid
  Caracanthus Krĝyer, 1845 – valid
  Caracanthus maculatus (Gray, 1831) – valid – spotted croucher
  Caracanthus madagascariensis (Guichenot, 1869) – valid
  Caracanthus typicus Krĝyer, 1845 – valid
  Caracanthus unipinna (Gray, 1831) – valid
  Caracanthus unipinnus (Gray, 1831) – invalid – coral croucher
  Caracanthus zeylonicus (Day, 1870) – valid – Ceylonese velvetfish
  Cathayacanthus Golvan, 1969 – valid
  Cathayacanthus bagarii Moravec and Sey, 1989 – valid
  Cathayacanthus exilis (Van Cleave, 1928) – valid
  Cathayacanthus spinitruncatus Amin, Heckmann and Ha, 2014 – valid
  Centracanthus Rafinesque, 1810 – valid
  Centracanthus cirrus Rafinesque, 1810 – valid
  Centromochlus macracanthus Soares-Porto, 2000 – valid
  Centrorhynchus microcerviacanthus Das, 1950 – invalid
  Centrorhynchus polyacanthus (Creplin, 1825) – invalid
  Centroscymnus cryptacanthus Regan, 1906 – valid – shortnose velvet dogfish
  Centroscymnus macracanthus Regan, 1906 – valid – largespine velvet dogfish
  Cephalacanthus Lacepède, 1801 – invalid
  Cephalacanthus spinarella (Linnaeus, 1758) – invalid – flying gurnard
  Ceratacanthus Gill, 1861 – invalid
  Chaetacanthus Seidler, 1924 – valid
  Chaetacanthus barbatus (Augener, 1910) – valid
  Chaetacanthus magnifica (Grube, 1875) – valid
  Chaetacanthus pomareae (Kinberg, 1855) – valid
  Chaetodon diacanthus Walbaum, 1792 – invalid
  Chaetodon oligacanthus Bleeker, 1850 – valid
  Chaetodon pentacanthus Lacepède, 1802 – invalid
  Chaetodon tetracanthus Lacepède, 1802 – invalid
  Chaetonotus breviacanthus Kisielewski, 1991 – valid
  Chaetonotus cestacanthus Balsamo, 1990 – valid
  Chaetonotus macracanthus Lauterborn, 1893 – invalid
  Chaetonotus micracanthus Remane, 1926 – invalid
  Chaetonotus pentacanthus Balsamo, 1981 – valid
  Chaetonotus pleuracanthus Remane, 1926 – invalid
  Chaetonotus triacanthus Todaro, 1994 – valid
  Cheilinus decacanthus Bleeker, 1851 – invalid
  Cheiraster oxyacanthus (Sladen, 1889) – valid
  Cheiraster triplacanthus Fisher, 1913 – valid
  Chlorurus enneacanthus (Lacépède, 1802) – valid
  Choerodon oligacanthus (Bleeker, 1851) – valid
  Choerops dodecacanthus Bleeker, 1868 – invalid
  Chondracanthus Delaroche, 1811 – valid
  Chondracanthus cottunculi R. Rathbun, 1886 – valid
  Chondracanthus deltoideus Fraser, 1920 – valid
  Chondracanthus distortus – valid
  Chondracanthus gracilis Fraser, 1920 – valid
  Chondracanthus gracilis gracilis Fraser, 1920 – valid
  Chondracanthus gracilis intermedia C. B. Wilson, 1935 – valid
  Chondracanthus heterostichi Ho, 1972 – valid
  Chondracanthus horridus C. Heller, 1865 – valid
  Chondracanthus irregularis Fraser, 1920 – valid
  Chondracanthus janebennettae Causey, 1953 – valid
  Chondracanthus lophii Johnston, 1836 – valid
  Chondracanthus lotellae G. M. Thomson, 1889 – valid
  Chondracanthus merluccii (Holten, 1802) – valid
  Chondracanthus narium Kabata, 1969 – valid
  Chondracanthus neali Leigh-sharpe, 1930 – valid
  Chondracanthus nodosus (O. F. Müller, 1776) – valid
  Chondracanthus ornatus T. Scott, 1900 – valid
  Chondracanthus palpifer C. B. Wilson, 1912 – valid
  Chondracanthus pinguis C. B. Wilson, 1912 – valid
  Chondracanthus pusillus Kabata, 1968 – valid
  Chondracanthus rickettsi – valid
  Chondracanthus theragrae – valid
  Chondracanthus triventricosus Sekerak, 1970 – valid
  Chondracanthus wilsoni Ho, 1971 – valid
  Chondracanthus yanezi Atria, 1980 – valid
  Chromobotia macracanthus (Bleeker, 1852) – valid – tiger botia, clown loach
  Cichlasoma tetracanthus (Valenciennes in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1831) – invalid – Cuban cichlid
  Cilunculus acanthus Fry & Hedgpeth, 1969 – valid
  Cinacanthus Schmidt, 1913 – valid
  Cinacanthus coquilletti (Linell, 1896) – valid
  Cinacanthus crenicollis (Fall, 1932) – valid
  Cinacanthus crescentus Gordon and Skelley, 2007 – valid
  Cinacanthus hirsutus (Brown, 1928) – valid
  Cinacanthus militaris (LeConte, 1858) – valid
  Cinacanthus ulkei (Gordon, 2006) – valid
  Citharacanthus Pocock, 1901 – valid
  Citharacanthus alayoni Rudloff, 1995 – valid
  Citharacanthus alvarezi Estrada-Alvarez, Guadarrama & Martínez, 2013 – valid
  Citharacanthus cyaneus (Rudloff, 1994) – valid
  Citharacanthus livingstoni Schmidt & Weinmann, 1996 – valid
  Citharacanthus longipes (F. O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1897) – valid
  Citharacanthus meermani Reichling & West, 2000 – valid
  Citharacanthus niger Franganillo, 1931 – valid
  Citharacanthus sargi (Strand, 1907) – valid
  Citharacanthus spinicrus (Latreille, 1819) – valid
  Clarias leiacanthus Bleeker, 1851 – valid
  Clarias pseudoleiacanthus Sudarto, Teugels and Pouyaud, 2003 – valid
  Coccotropsis monacanthus (Gilchrist, 1906) – invalid
  Cocotropus dermacanthus (Bleeker, 1852) – valid
  Cocotropus monacanthus (Gilchrist, 1906) – valid – roughskin scorpionfish
  Coelotes oxyacanthus Okumura, 2013 – valid
  Coranthus polyacanthus (Vaillant, 1877) – valid
  Coronacanthus Spasskii, 1954 – valid
  Corydoras micracanthus Regan, 1912 – valid
  Crabro diacanthus Gussakovskij, 1930 – invalid
  Crabro tetracanthus Pérez, 1905 – invalid
  Cratacanthus Dejean, 1829 – valid
  Cratacanthus cephalotes Casey, 1914 – invalid
  Cratacanthus dubius (Palisot de Beauvois, 1811) – valid
  Cratacanthus subovalis Casey, 1914 – invalid
  Cratacanthus texanus Casey, 1884 – invalid
  Crenilabrus enneacanthus Bleeker, 1853 – invalid
  Crenilabrus oligacanthus Bleeker, 1851 – invalid
  Cyllaster polyacanthus (Fisher, 1906) – invalid
  Dactylopterus macracanthus Bleeker, 1854 – invalid
  Dascyllus polyacanthus Bleeker, 1855 – invalid
  Deltacanthus Diaz-Ungria and Gracia-Rodrigo, 1958 – invalid
  Deltacanthus scorzai (Diaz-Ungria and Gracia-Rodrigo, 1957) – invalid
  Desmoholacanthus Fowler, 1941 – invalid
  Diariptus hexacanthus Stċl, 1859 – valid
  Diproctacanthus Bleeker, 1862 – valid
  Diproctacanthus xanthurus (Bleeker, 1856) – valid
  Dispiron heteroacanthus Khan and Bilqees, 1985 – valid
  Dissacanthus Hope, 1835 – invalid
  Dolichoderus omacanthus (Kempf, 1972) – valid
  Dollfusentis heteracanthus (Cable and Linderoth, 1963) – valid
  Dollfustrema macracanthus – valid
  Dougalopus gastracanthus (Lütken and Mortensen, 1899) – valid
  Dromedopycnon acanthus Child, 1982 – valid
  Dyopedos monacanthus (Metzger, 1875) – valid
  Dytaster anacanthus Wood-Mason & Alcock, 1891 – invalid
  Echinodasys polyacanthus Remane, 1927 – invalid
  Echinorhynchus heteracanthus von Linstow, 1896 – invalid
  Echinorhynchus hexacanthus Dujardin, 1845 – valid
  Echinorhynchus hexacanthus Dujardin, 1845 – invalid
  Echinorhynchus macracanthus de Marval, 1902 – invalid
  Echinorhynchus macracanthus Bremser, 1821 – invalid
  Echinorhynchus oligacanthus Rudolphi, 1819 – invalid
  Echinorhynchus pachyacanthus Sonsino, 1889 – valid
  Ectemnius spinipes tetracanthus (Pérez, 1905) – valid
  Ectemnius tetracanthus (Pérez, 1905) – invalid
  Ectmetacanthus Reuter, 1882 – valid
  Ectmetacanthus annulipes Reuter, 1882 – valid
  Ectmetacanthus neavei Schouteden, 1931 – valid
  Edmondsacanthus Smales, 2009 – valid
  Edmondsacanthus blairi Smales, 2009 – valid
  Emblemaria hypacanthus (Jenkins and Evermann, 1889) – valid – Gulf signal blenny, tubícola flamante
  Empicoris melanacanthus (Horváth, 1892) – valid
  Enigmacanthus Hutchins, 2002 – valid
  Enigmacanthus filamentosus Hutchins, 2002 – valid
  Enneacanthus Gill, 1864 – valid – little sunfishes, banded sunfishes
  Enneacanthus chaetodon (Baird, 1855) – valid – blackbanded sunfish
  Enneacanthus eriacha (Jordan, 1877) – invalid
  Enneacanthus gloriosus (Holbrook, 1855) – valid – bluespotted sunfish
  Enneacanthus guttatus (Morris, 1859) – invalid
  Enneacanthus margarotis Gill and Jordan in Jordan, 1877 – invalid
  Enneacanthus margarotis Gill and Jordan in Jordan, 1877 – invalid
  Enneacanthus obesus (Girard, 1854) – valid – banded sunfish, diamond sunfish, little sunfish
  Enneacanthus pinniger Gill and Jordan in Jordan, 1877 – invalid
  Enneacanthus pinniger Gill and Jordan in Jordan, 1877 – invalid
  Enneacanthus simulans (Cope, 1868) – invalid
  Enneadesmus evacanthus Lesne, 1901 – valid
  Epigonus notacanthus Parin and Abramov, 1986 – valid
  Epinephelus diacanthus (Valenciennes in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1828) – valid – spinycheek grouper
  Eurycercus nigracanthus Hann, 1990 – valid
  Eurygonias hylacanthus Farquhar, 1913 – valid
  Euzetacanthus Golvan and Houin, 1964 – valid
  Euzetacanthus chorinemusi Gupta and Naqvi, 1984 – valid
  Euzetacanthus golvani Gupta and Fatma, 1985 – valid
  Euzetacanthus simplex (Rudolphi, 1810) – valid
  Falcidens macracanthus Scheltema, 1997 – valid – long-spiculed glistenworm
  Floriceps minacanthus Campbell & Beveridge, 1987 – valid
  Fuhrmannacanthus Spasskii, 1966 – valid
  Gammaracanthus Bate, 1862 – valid
  Gammaracanthus aestuariorum (Lomakina, 1952) – valid
  Gammaracanthus loricatus (Sabine, 1821) – valid
  Gasterosteus tetracanthus Cuvier in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1829 – invalid
  Gerres decacanthus (Bleeker, 1865) – valid
  Gerres macracanthus Bleeker, 1854 – valid
  Gilbertaster anacanthus Fisher, 1906 – valid
  Glyphisodon polyacanthus Ogilby, 1889 – invalid
  Gnathanacanthus Bleeker, 1855 – valid
  Gnathanacanthus goetzeei Bleeker, 1855 – valid
  Gnathopogon notacanthus (Berg, 1907) – invalid
  Goacanthus Gupta and Jain, 1980 – valid
  Goacanthus panajiensis Gupta and Jain, 1980 – valid
  Goerodes ebenacanthus Ito, 1992 – valid
  Golvanacanthus Paggi and Orecchia, 1972 – valid
  Golvanacanthus blennii Paggi and Orecchia, 1972 – valid
  Golvanacanthus problematicus Mordvinova and Parukhin, 1978 – invalid
  Gymnocypris scleracanthus Tsao, Wu, Chen and Zhu in Wu and Wu, 1992 – valid
  Gymnogobius heptacanthus (Hilgendorf, 1879) – valid
  Haedacanthus Duarte Rodrigues, 1992 – valid
  Haedacanthus crispus (Drake, 1958) – valid
  Haedacanthus decoris Duarte Rodrigues, 1992 – valid
  Haedacanthus heranus (Drake, 1958) – valid
  Halichaetonotus pleuracanthus (Remane, 1926) – valid
  Halichoeres dieschismenacanthus (Bleeker, 1852) – invalid
  Halicyclops tetracanthus Rocha, 1995 – valid
  Halimochirurgus triacanthus Fowler, 1934 – invalid
  Haplochromis oligacanthus Regan, 1922 – valid
  Hemibarbus macracanthus Lu, Luo and Chen, 1977 – valid
  Heptamegacanthus Spencer-Jones, 1990 – valid
  Heptamegacanthus niekerki Spencer-Jones, 1990 – valid
  Heriades pachyacanthus Cockerell, 1940 – valid
  Heterophrynus cheiracanthus (Gervais, 1842) – valid
  Heteropriacanthus Fitch and Crooke, 1984 – valid
  Heteropriacanthus cruentatus (Lacepède, 1801) – valid – catalufa espinosa, glasseye snapper, catalufa roquera
  Heterosentis heteracanthus (von Linstow, 1896) – valid
  Heterosentis septacanthus (Sita, 1949) – valid
  Hippolyte pleuracanthus (Stimpson, 1871) – valid – false zostera shrimp
  Histiophryne cryptacanthus (Weber, 1913) – valid – cryptic frogfish
  Holacanthus Lacepède, 1802 – valid – angelfishes
  Holacanthus acanthops Norman, 1922 – invalid
  Holacanthus africanus Cadenat, 1951 – valid
  Holacanthus albofasciatus Tanaka, 1909 – valid
  Holacanthus alternans Cuvier in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1831 – invalid
  Holacanthus alternans meleagris Alcock, 1896 – invalid
  Holacanthus amiralis Cuvier, 1829 – invalid
  Holacanthus arcuatus Gray, 1831 – invalid – bandit angelfish
  Holacanthus aruset Lacepède, 1802 – invalid
  Holacanthus asfur (Forsskċl, 1775) – invalid
  Holacanthus bermudensis Goode, 1876 – valid – blue angelfish, isabelita azul, chabelita azul
  Holacanthus bishopi Seale, 1901 – invalid
  Holacanthus bispinosus Günther, 1860 – invalid
  Holacanthus caerulescens Rüppell, 1830 – invalid
  Holacanthus caudibicolor Sauvage, 1891 – invalid
  Holacanthus caudovittatus Günther, 1860 – invalid
  Holacanthus chapmani Herre, 1933 – invalid
  Holacanthus chrysocephalus Bleeker, 1854 – invalid
  Holacanthus chrysurus Cuvier in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1831 – invalid
  Holacanthus ciliaris (Linnaeus, 1758) – valid – queen angelfish, isabelita reina, ángel reina
  Holacanthus ciliaris bermudensis Goode, 1876 – invalid
  Holacanthus clarionensis Gilbert, 1891 – valid – ángel de Clarión, Clarion angelfish
  Holacanthus coeruleus Cuvier in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1831 – invalid
  Holacanthus conspicillatus Waite, 1900 – invalid
  Holacanthus coronatus Desmarest, 1823 – invalid
  Holacanthus cyanotis Günther, 1860 – invalid
  Holacanthus darwiniensis Saville-Kent, 1889 – invalid
  Holacanthus dimidiatus Bleeker, 1860 – invalid
  Holacanthus duboulayi Günther, 1867 – invalid
  Holacanthus duboulayi longitudinaliterstriata Klunzinger, 1880 – invalid
  Holacanthus fisheri Snyder, 1904 – invalid
  Holacanthus flavissimus Cuvier in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1831 – invalid
  Holacanthus flavoniger Lacepède, 1802 – invalid
  Holacanthus formosus Castelnau, 1855 – invalid
  Holacanthus fucosus Yasuda and Tominaga, 1970 – invalid
  Holacanthus geometricus Lacepède, 1802 – invalid
  Holacanthus griffisi Carlson and Taylor, 1981 – invalid
  Holacanthus guezei Randall and Maugé, 1978 – invalid
  Holacanthus haddaja Cuvier in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1831 – invalid
  Holacanthus ignatius Playfair, 1868 – invalid
  Holacanthus iodocus Jordan and Rutter in Gilbert, 1897 – invalid
  Holacanthus isabelita (Jordan and Rutter in Jordan and Evermann, 1898) – invalid
  Holacanthus lamarck Lacepède, 1802 – invalid
  Holacanthus lamarcki japonicus Schmidt, 1931 – invalid
  Holacanthus lasti von Bonde, 1934 – valid
  Holacanthus lepidolepis Bleeker, 1853 – invalid
  Holacanthus leucopleura Bleeker, 1853 – invalid
  Holacanthus limbaughi Baldwin, 1963 – valid
  Holacanthus lineatus Rüppell, 1830 – invalid
  Holacanthus loriculus Günther, 1874 – invalid
  Holacanthus lunatus Blosser, 1909 – invalid
  Holacanthus luteolus Cuvier in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1831 – invalid
  Holacanthus macclesfieldiensis (Chan, 1966) – invalid
  Holacanthus marianas Seale, 1901 – invalid
  Holacanthus melanosoma Bleeker, 1853 – invalid
  Holacanthus melanospilos Bleeker, 1857 – invalid
  Holacanthus mokhella Cuvier in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1831 – invalid
  Holacanthus monophthalmus Kner, 1867 – invalid
  Holacanthus multifasciatus Smith and Radcliff, 1911 – invalid
  Holacanthus multispinis Playfair in Playfair and Günther, 1867 – invalid
  Holacanthus navarchus Cuvier in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1831 – invalid
  Holacanthus nox Bleeker, 1853 – invalid
  Holacanthus ocularis Peters, 1868 – invalid
  Holacanthus passer Valenciennes, 1846 – valid – whitestripe angelfish, ángel real, king angelfish
  Holacanthus personifer McCulloch, 1914 – invalid
  Holacanthus poecilus Peters, 1868 – invalid
  Holacanthus potteri Jordan and Metz, 1912 – invalid
  Holacanthus pseudannularis Bleeker, 1858 – invalid
  Holacanthus reginae Sauvage, 1891 – invalid
  Holacanthus rhomboides Gilchrist and Thompson, 1908 – invalid
  Holacanthus rodriquesi von Bonde, 1934 – valid
  Holacanthus ronin Jordan and Fowler, 1902 – invalid
  Holacanthus semicinctus Waite, 1900 – invalid
  Holacanthus semicirculatus Cuvier in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1831 – invalid
  Holacanthus semifasciatus Kamohara, 1934 – invalid
  Holacanthus septentrionalis Temminck and Schlegel, 1844 – invalid
  Holacanthus sexstriatus Cuvier in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1831 – invalid
  Holacanthus somervillii Regan, 1908 – valid
  Holacanthus sphynx De Vis, 1884 – invalid
  Holacanthus squamulosus (Shaw in Shaw and Nodder, 1796) – invalid
  Holacanthus strigatus Gill, 1862 – invalid
  Holacanthus tenigab Montrouzier, 1857 – valid
  Holacanthus tibicen Cuvier in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1831 – invalid
  Holacanthus tricolor (Bloch, 1795) – valid – vaqueta de dos colores, rock beauty, chabelita tricolor
  Holacanthus trimaculatus Cuvier in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1831 – invalid
  Holacanthus uniocellatus Borodin, 1932 – invalid
  Holacanthus venustus Yasuda and Tominaga, 1969 – invalid
  Holacanthus vrolikii Bleeker, 1853 – invalid
  Holacanthus watanabei Yasuda and Tominaga, 1970 – invalid
  Holacanthus xanthometopon Bleeker, 1853 – invalid
  Holacanthus xanthotis Fraser-Brunner, 1950 – invalid
  Holacanthus xanthurus Bennett, 1833 – invalid
  Holacanthus zebra Sauvage, 1891 – invalid
  Holocentrus diacanthus Lacépède, 1802 – invalid
  Hyalobagrus leiacanthus Ng and Kottelat, 1998 – valid
  Hymenaster platyacanthus Ludwig, 1905 – valid
  Ichthyocampus diacanthus Schultz, 1943 – invalid
  Ictalurus serracanthus Yerger and Relyea, 1968 – invalid – spotted bullhead
  Idiacanthus Peters, 1877 – valid
  Idiacanthus antrostomus Gilbert, 1890 – valid
  Idiacanthus atlanticus Brauer, 1906 – valid
  Idiacanthus fasciola Peters, 1877 – valid – black dragonfish, deepsea stalkeye fish, dragón negro, ribbon sawtailfish
  Idiacanthus niger Regan, 1914 – invalid
  Illiosentis heteracanthus Cable and Linderoth, 1963 – invalid
  Illiosentis multacanthus Mamaev, 1970 – invalid
  Ischnomesus anacanthus Wolff, 1962 – valid
  Isthmosacanthus Smales, 2012 – valid
  Isthmosacanthus fitzroyensis Smales, 2012 – valid
  Johnius diacanthus (Lacepède, 1802) – invalid – spotted jewfish, spotted jewfish
  Julis dieschismenacanthus Bleeker, 1852 – invalid
  Labrus enneacanthus Lacépède, 1801 – invalid
  Labrus pentacanthus Lacépède, 1801 – invalid
  Lagusia micracanthus (Bleeker, 1860) – valid
  Lamprologus tetracanthus Boulenger, 1899 – invalid
  Lasiancistrus heteracanthus (Günther, 1869) – valid
  Lateracanthus Kabata and Gusev, 1966 – valid
  Lateracanthus quadripedis Kabata and Gusev, 1966 – valid
  Leiperacanthus Bhalerao, 1937 – invalid
  Leiperacanthus gallinarum Bhalerao, 1937 – invalid
  Lembos hypacanthus K. H. Barnard, 1916 – valid
  Lepeophtheirus monacanthus C. Heller, 1865 – valid
  Leptodactylodon polyacanthus Amiet, 1971 – valid
  Leptodactylodon polyacanthus polyacanthus Amiet, 1971 – invalid
  Leptodactylodon polyacanthus punctiventris Amiet, 1971 – invalid
  Leptothorax anacanthus Santschi, 1912 – valid
  Leptothorax anacanthus anacanthus Santschi, 1912 – valid
  Leptothorax anacanthus maximus Santschi, 1931 – valid
  Leptothorax leucacanthus Baroni Urbani, 1978 – valid
  Lepturacanthus Fowler, 1905 – valid
  Lepturacanthus pantului (Gupta, 1966) – valid – coromandel hairtail
  Lepturacanthus roelandti (Bleeker, 1860) – valid
  Lepturacanthus savala (Cuvier, 1829) – valid – small-headed ribbonfish, Savalani hairtail, spiny hairtail
  Lepturacanthus serratus Dutt and Thankam, 1967 – invalid
  Lethrinops macracanthus Trewavas, 1931 – valid
  Lethrinus erythracanthus Valenciennes in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1830 – valid – orange-spotted emperor, yellow-spotted emperor
  Lethrinus nematacanthus Bleeker, 1854 – invalid – lancer
  Liomonacanthus Bleeker, 1865 – invalid
  Liphanthus anacanthus Ruz and Toro, 1983 – valid
  Lophiodes miacanthus (Gilbert, 1905) – valid
  Lophiomus miacanthus Gilbert, 1905 – invalid
  Luidiaster oxyacanthus (Sladen, 1889) – invalid
  Lutjanus endecacanthus Bleeker, 1863 – valid – Guinea snapper
  Malacanthus Cuvier, 1829 – valid
  Malacanthus brevirostris Guichenot, 1848 – valid
  Malacanthus hoedti Bleeker, 1859 – invalid – stripetail tilefish, stripetail tilefish
  Malacanthus hoedtii Bleeker, 1859 – invalid
  Malacanthus latovittatus (Lacepède, 1801) – valid – blue whiting, blue blanquillo, blue whiting
  Malacanthus plumieri (Bloch, 1786) – valid – sand tilefish, matejuelo blanco, matajuelo blanco
  Malacanthus radiatus Quoy and Gaimard, 1834 – invalid
  Mediaster monacanthus H. L. Clark, 1916 – invalid
  Mediorhynchus micracanthus (Rudolphi, 1819) – valid
  Megalacanthus Moghe, 1926 – valid
  Meiacanthus Norman, 1943 – valid
  Meiacanthus abditus Smith-Vaniz, 1987 – valid
  Meiacanthus anema (Bleeker, 1852) – valid
  Meiacanthus atrodorsalis (Günther, 1877) – valid
  Meiacanthus bundoon Smith-Vaniz, 1976 – valid
  Meiacanthus crinitus Smith-Vaniz, 1987 – valid
  Meiacanthus ditrema Smith-Vaniz, 1976 – valid
  Meiacanthus fraseri Smith-Vaniz, 1976 – valid
  Meiacanthus geminatus Smith-Vaniz, 1976 – valid
  Meiacanthus grammistes (Valenciennes in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1836) – valid – creamy striped blenny, creamy striped blenny, striped blenny
  Meiacanthus kamoharai Tomiyama in Tomiyama and Abe, 1956 – valid
  Meiacanthus limbatus Smith-Vaniz, 1987 – valid
  Meiacanthus lineatus (De Vis, 1884) – valid
  Meiacanthus luteus Smith-Vaniz, 1987 – valid
  Meiacanthus mossambicus Smith, 1959 – valid
  Meiacanthus naevius Smith-Vaniz, 1987 – valid
  Meiacanthus nigrolineatus Smith-Vaniz, 1969 – valid
  Meiacanthus oualanensis (Günther, 1880) – valid
  Meiacanthus phaeus Smith-Vaniz, 1976 – valid
  Meiacanthus procne Smith-Vaniz, 1976 – valid
  Meiacanthus reticulatus Smith-Vaniz, 1976 – valid
  Meiacanthus smithi Klausewitz, 1962 – valid
  Meiacanthus tongaensis Smith-Vaniz, 1987 – valid
  Meiacanthus urostigma Smith-Vaniz, Satapoomin and Allen, 2001 – valid
  Meiacanthus vicinus Smith-Vaniz, 1987 – valid
  Meiacanthus vittatus Smith-Vaniz, 1976 – valid
  Melanacanthus Stċl, 1873 – valid
  Melanacanthus ferrugineus (Stċl, 1871) – valid
  Melanacanthus funebris Horváth, 1902 – valid
  Melanacanthus marginatus (Hsiao, 1965) – valid
  Melanacanthus margineguttatus Distant, 1911 – valid
  Melanacanthus scutellaris (Dallas, 1852) – valid
  Metacanthus Costa, 1847 – valid
  Metacanthus calvus (McAtee, 1919) – valid
  Metacanthus elegans Costa, 1847 – invalid
  Metacanthus meridionalis (Costa, 1843) – valid
  Metacanthus multispinus (Ashmead, 1887) – valid
  Metacanthus tenellus Stċl, 1859 – valid
  Micracanthorhynchus micracanthus (Rudolphi, 1819) – invalid
  Microlophichthys andracanthus Bertelsen, 1951 – valid
  Microsomacanthus López-Neyra, 1942 – valid
  Mithrax pleuracanthus Stimpson, 1871 – valid – shaggy clinging crab
  Molacanthus Swainson, 1839 – invalid
  Molacanthus pallasii Swainson, 1839 – invalid
  Molophilus oligacanthus Alexander, 1958 – valid
  Monacanthus Oken, 1817 – valid – filefishes, foolfishes
  Monacanthus (Cantherhines) Swainson, 1839 – invalid
  Monacanthus (Chaetodermis) Swainson, 1839 – invalid
  Monacanthus (Leprogaster) Fraser-Brunner, 1941 – invalid
  Monacanthus albopunctatus Seale, 1901 – invalid
  Monacanthus alternans Ogilby, 1899 – invalid
  Monacanthus amphioxys Cope, 1871 – invalid
  Monacanthus anginosus Hollard in Guichenot, 1853 – invalid
  Monacanthus aspersus Hollard, 1854 – invalid
  Monacanthus aspricaudus Hollard, 1854 – invalid
  Monacanthus auratus Castelnau, 1861 – invalid
  Monacanthus auriga Lowe, 1852 – invalid
  Monacanthus baudini Castelnau, 1873 – invalid
  Monacanthus bertolonii Bianconi, 1855 – invalid
  Monacanthus bifilamentosus Lesson, 1831 – invalid
  Monacanthus broekii Bleeker, 1858 – invalid
  Monacanthus brunneus Castelnau, 1873 – invalid
  Monacanthus brunneus Castelnau, 1873 – invalid
  Monacanthus castelnaui Macleay, 1881 – invalid
  Monacanthus cheverti Alleyne & Macleay, 1877 – invalid
  Monacanthus chinensis (Osbeck, 1765) – valid – fringed filefish
  Monacanthus choirocephalus Bleeker, 1851 – invalid
  Monacanthus chrysospilos Bleeker, 1853 – invalid
  Monacanthus ciliatus (Mitchill, 1818) – valid – fringed filefish, sobaco común, lija de clavo, Fringed Filefish, lime frangée
  Monacanthus cirrhifer Temminck & Schlegel, 1850 – invalid
  Monacanthus cirrosus Kossmann & Räuber, 1877 – invalid
  Monacanthus convexirostris Günther, 1870 – invalid – smooth leatherjacket
  Monacanthus cryptodon Bleeker, 1855 – invalid
  Monacanthus curtorhynchos Bleeker, 1855 – invalid
  Monacanthus daemelii Günther, 1876 – invalid
  Monacanthus davidsonii Cope, 1871 – invalid
  Monacanthus distortus Castelnau, 1873 – invalid
  Monacanthus dumerilii Hollard, 1854 – invalid
  Monacanthus edelensis Castelnau, 1875 – invalid
  Monacanthus fatensis Seale, 1906 – invalid
  Monacanthus filamentosus Valenciennes, 1838 – invalid
  Monacanthus filicauda Günther, 1880 – invalid
  Monacanthus filicauda notonectianus Whitley, 1931 – invalid
  Monacanthus forsteri Castelnau, 1872 – invalid
  Monacanthus frauenfeldii Kner, 1867 – invalid
  Monacanthus frenatus Peters, 1855 – invalid
  Monacanthus fronticinctus Günther in Playfair & Günther, 1867 – invalid
  Monacanthus fuliginosus Macleay, 1883 – invalid
  Monacanthus fuscus Fischer, 1885 – invalid
  Monacanthus gallinula Valenciennes, 1843 – invalid
  Monacanthus gunnii Günther, 1870 – invalid
  Monacanthus guntheri Macleay, 1881 – invalid
  Monacanthus guttulatus Macleay, 1878 – invalid
  Monacanthus hajam Bleeker, 1851 – invalid
  Monacanthus hispidus (Linnaeus, 1766) – invalid – planehead filefish
  Monacanthus homopterus Cope, 1871 – invalid
  Monacanthus houttuyni Bleeker, 1854 – invalid
  Monacanthus howensis Ogilby, 1889 – invalid
  Monacanthus hypargyreus Cope, 1871 – invalid
  Monacanthus hystrix Burton, 1835 – invalid
  Monacanthus irroratus Poey, 1860 – invalid
  Monacanthus isogramma Bleeker, 1857 – invalid
  Monacanthus janthinosoma Bleeker, 1854 – invalid
  Monacanthus knerii Steindachner, 1867 – invalid
  Monacanthus komuki Bleeker, 1853 – invalid
  Monacanthus laevicaudatus Duncker & Mohr, 1929 – invalid
  Monacanthus lesueurii Castelnau, 1873 – invalid
  Monacanthus lineoguttatus Hollard, 1854 – invalid
  Monacanthus longirostris Hollard in Guichenot, 1853 – invalid
  Monacanthus macrocerus Hollard in Guichenot, 1853 – invalid
  Monacanthus macrolepis Fraser-Brunner, 1941 – invalid
  Monacanthus macrurus Bleeker, 1856 – invalid
  Monacanthus macrurus Macleay, 1881 – invalid
  Monacanthus maculicauda Ogilby, 1886 – invalid
  Monacanthus margaritifer Castelnau, 1873 – invalid
  Monacanthus maximowiczi Herzenstein, 1896 – invalid
  Monacanthus megalourus Richardson, 1843 – invalid
  Monacanthus melanistius Regan, 1908 – invalid
  Monacanthus melanocephalus Bleeker, 1853 – invalid
  Monacanthus melanoproctes Boulenger, 1889 – invalid
  Monacanthus melanuropterus Bleeker, 1853 – invalid
  Monacanthus melas Günther, 1876 – invalid
  Monacanthus modestus Günther, 1877 – invalid
  Monacanthus mosaicus Ramsay & Ogilby, 1886 – invalid
  Monacanthus multiradiatus Günther, 1870 – invalid
  Monacanthus natalensis Gilchrist & Thompson, 1911 – invalid
  Monacanthus nematophorus Günther, 1870 – invalid
  Monacanthus nemurus Bleeker, 1851 – invalid
  Monacanthus nipponensis Kamohara, 1939 – invalid
  Monacanthus nitens Hollard, 1854 – invalid
  Monacanthus oblongus Temminck & Schlegel, 1850 – invalid
  Monacanthus obscurus Castelnau, 1875 – invalid
  Monacanthus occidentalis Günther, 1870 – invalid
  Monacanthus oculatus Günther, 1870 – invalid
  Monacanthus pardalis Rüppell, 1837 – invalid
  Monacanthus parraianus Poey, 1863 – invalid
  Monacanthus peroni Hollard, 1854 – invalid
  Monacanthus perulifer Castelnau, 1872 – invalid
  Monacanthus piraaca Kner, 1867 – invalid
  Monacanthus poljakowi Herzenstein, 1896 – invalid
  Monacanthus prasinus Castelnau, 1872 – invalid
  Monacanthus pullus Ranzani, 1842 – invalid
  Monacanthus punctatus Poey, 1868 – invalid
  Monacanthus pusillus Rüppell, 1829 – invalid
  Monacanthus radiatus Popta, 1900 – invalid
  Monacanthus rubricauda Bliss, 1883 – invalid
  Monacanthus rudis Richardson, 1840 – invalid
  Monacanthus ruppelii Castelnau, 1855 – invalid
  Monacanthus santijoanni Castelnau, 1878 – invalid
  Monacanthus septentrionalis Günther, 1874 – invalid
  Monacanthus setifer Bennett, 1831 – invalid – pygmy filefish, lija ciliada
  Monacanthus setosus Waite, 1899 – invalid
  Monacanthus spilonotus Cope, 1871 – invalid
  Monacanthus spilosoma Lay & Bennett, 1839 – invalid
  Monacanthus stratus Poey, 1860 – invalid
  Monacanthus sulcatus Hollard, 1854 – invalid
  Monacanthus tessellatus Günther, 1880 – invalid
  Monacanthus trachyderma Bleeker, 1860 – invalid
  Monacanthus trachylepis Günther, 1870 – invalid
  Monacanthus trichurus Bleeker, 1853 – invalid
  Monacanthus tuckeri Bean, 1906 – valid – slender filefish, lija reticulada, Slender Filefish
  Monacanthus varius Ranzani, 1842 – valid
  Monacanthus vittatus Richardson, 1846 – invalid
  Monacanthus vittiger Castelnau, 1873 – invalid
  Monacanthus yagoi Castelnau, 1878 – invalid
  Monocanthus (Paramonacanthus) Steindachner, 1867 – invalid
  Monocirrhus polyacanthus Heckel, 1840 – valid – south american leaffish, South American leaffish
  Mystus micracanthus (Bleeker, 1846) – invalid
  Nandopsis tetracanthus (Valenciennes in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1831) – valid – biajaca, Cuban cichlid
  Naso hexacanthus (Bleeker, 1855) – valid – kala
  Navodon (Allomonacanthus) Fraser-Brunner, 1941 – invalid
  Neaxius acanthus (H. Milne Edwards, 1878) – valid
  Nectriaster monacanthus (H. L. Clark, 1916) – valid
  Nemapteryx macronotacanthus (Bleeker, 1846) – valid – largespined catfish
  Nemipterus isacanthus (Bleeker, 1873) – valid – teardrop threadfin bream, twin-lined threadfin bream
  Neoglyphidodon polyacanthus (Ogilby, 1889) – valid
  Neolamprologus tetracanthus (Boulenger, 1899) – valid
  Nephridiacanthus Meyer, 1931 – valid
  Nephridiacanthus gerberi Baer, 1959 – valid
  Nephridiacanthus hamatus (von Linstow, 1897) – invalid
  Nephridiacanthus kamerunensis Meyer, 1931 – valid
  Nephridiacanthus longissimus Golvan, 1962 – valid
  Nephridiacanthus major (Bremser, 1811) – valid
  Nephridiacanthus manisensis Meyer, 1931 – valid
  Nephridiacanthus maroccanus Dollfus, 1951 – valid
  Nephridiacanthus palawanensis (Tubangui and Masiluñgan, 1938) – valid
  Nephridiacanthus shillongensis Sen and Chauhan, 1972 – invalid
  Nephridiacanthus thapari (Sen and Chauhan, 1972) – valid
  Notacanthus Bloch, 1788 – valid
  Notacanthus abbotti Fowler, 1934 – valid
  Notacanthus bonaparte Risso, 1840 – valid
  Notacanthus bonapartei Risso, 1840 – invalid
  Notacanthus chemnitzi Bloch, 1788 – invalid
  Notacanthus chemnitzii Bloch, 1788 – valid – spiny eel, snubnosed spiny eel
  Notacanthus indicus Lloyd, 1909 – valid
  Notacanthus macrorhynchus Matsubara, 1936 – invalid
  Notacanthus nasus Bloch, 1795 – invalid – largescale tapirfish, spiny eel
  Notacanthus rissoanus De Filippi and Verany, 1857 – invalid
  Notacanthus rostratus Collett, 1889 – invalid
  Notacanthus sexspinis Richardson, 1846 – valid
  Notacanthus spinosus Garman, 1899 – valid
  Noturus leptacanthus Jordan, 1877 – valid – speckled madtom
  Ochmacanthus Eigenmann, 1912 – valid
  Ochmacanthus alternus Myers, 1927 – valid
  Ochmacanthus batrachostomus (Miranda Ribeiro, 1912) – valid
  Ochmacanthus flabelliferus Eigenmann, 1912 – valid
  Ochmacanthus orinoco Myers, 1927 – valid
  Ochmacanthus reinhardtii (Steindachner, 1882) – valid
  Octacanthus Spasskii & Spasskaya, 1954 – valid
  Oligacanthorhynchus oligacanthus (Rudolphi, 1819) – valid
  Ompok leiacanthus (Bleeker, 1853) – valid
  Oncomegas trimegacanthus Schaeffner & Beveridge, 2012 – valid
  Oneirodes anisacanthus (Regan, 1925) – valid
  Ophiosyzygus disacanthus – valid
  Oplopomops diacanthus (Schultz, 1943) – valid
  Opsodoras orthacanthus Eigenmann, 1925 – invalid
  Orthochromis polyacanthus (Boulenger, 1899) – valid
  Orthogeomys grandis pygacanthus Dickey, 1928 – valid
  Ostracion notacanthus Bleeker, 1863 – invalid
  Ostracion pentacanthus Bleeker, 1857 – invalid – spinybacked cowfish
  Oxybelus polyacanthus A. Costa, 1882 – valid
  Oxymonacanthus Bleeker, 1865 – valid
  Oxymonacanthus halli Marshall, 1952 – valid
  Oxymonacanthus longirostris (Bloch & Schneider, 1801) – valid – beaked leatherjacket
  Pachelpheus pachyacanthus Anker, 2020 – valid
  Parabetaeus acanthus Anker, 2015 – valid
  Paracanthocephalus gracilacanthus (Meyer, 1932) – invalid
  Paracanthocephalus graciliacanthus (Meyer, 1932) – invalid
  Paraconchoecia diacanthus Chen and Lin, 1994 – valid
  Paragonaster ctenipes hypacanthus Fisher, 1913 – valid
  Paraleucogobio notacanthus Berg, 1907 – valid
  Paramonacanthus Bleeker, 1865 – valid
  Paramonacanthus arabicus Hutchins, 1997 – valid
  Paramonacanthus barnardi Fraser-Brunner, 1941 – invalid
  Paramonacanthus choirocephalus (Bleeker, 1851) – valid
  Paramonacanthus cryptodon (Bleeker, 1855) – invalid
  Paramonacanthus curtorhynchos (Bleeker, 1855) – invalid
  Paramonacanthus falcatus Kotthaus, 1979 – invalid
  Paramonacanthus filicauda (Günther, 1880) – invalid
  Paramonacanthus frenatus (Peters, 1855) – valid
  Paramonacanthus garretti Fowler, 1928 – invalid
  Paramonacanthus horae Fraser-Brunner, 1941 – invalid
  Paramonacanthus japonicus (Tilesius, 1809) – invalid
  Paramonacanthus knerii (Steindachner, 1867) – invalid
  Paramonacanthus lowei Hutchins, 1997 – valid
  Paramonacanthus matsuurai Hutchins, 1997 – valid
  Paramonacanthus nematophorus (Günther, 1870) – valid
  Paramonacanthus nipponensis (Kamohara, 1939) – invalid
  Paramonacanthus oblongus (Temminck & Schlegel, 1850) – valid
  Paramonacanthus oblongus otisensis Whitley, 1931 – invalid
  Paramonacanthus otisensis Whitley, 1931 – valid
  Paramonacanthus pusillus (Rüppell, 1829) – valid
  Paramonacanthus sulcatus (Hollard, 1854) – valid
  Paramonacanthus tricuspis (Hollard, 1854) – valid
  Paramonacanthus whitleyi Fraser-Brunner, 1941 – invalid
  Paraphalangodus synacanthus Roewer, 1915 – valid
  Parapriacanthus Steindachner, 1870 – valid
  Parapriacanthus dispar (Herre, 1935) – valid
  Parapriacanthus elongatus (McCulloch, 1911) – valid
  Parapriacanthus marei Fourmanoir, 1971 – valid
  Parapriacanthus ransonneti Steindachner, 1870 – valid
  Paraspinibarbus macracanthus (Pellegrin and Chevey, 1936) – valid
  Parochis acanthus – valid
  Parupeneus heptacanthus (Lacepède, 1802) – valid – redspot goatfish
  Pectinaster hylacanthus Fisher, 1913 – invalid
  Pectinaster mimicus hylacanthus Fisher, 1913 – valid
  Pentaceros decacanthus Günther, 1859 – valid
  Peprilus triacanthus (Peck, 1804) – valid – palometa estrecha, butterfish, stromatée à fossettes
  Periclimenes anacanthus Bruce, 1988 – valid
  Persephonaster anacanthus (Wood-Mason & Alcock, 1891) – invalid
  Persephonaster triacanthus Goto, 1914 – invalid
  Phoxocampus diacanthus (Schultz, 1943) – valid
  Platycephalus macracanthus Bleeker, 1869 – invalid – longspined flathead
  Platycephalus micracanthus Sauvage, 1873 – valid
  Platyias patulus macracanthus (Daday) – valid
  Plectropomus oligacanthus (Bleeker, 1854) – valid – highfin coralgrouper
  Plethorchis acanthus – valid
  Pogonomyrmex magnacanthus Cole, 1968 – valid
  Polyacanthus Budde-Lund, 1909 – valid
  Polyacanthus aculeatus (Budde-Lund, 1885) – valid
  Polyacanthus cupanus Cuvier in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1831 – invalid
  Polyacanthus cupanus dayi Köhler, 1908 – invalid
  Polyacanthus fasciatus (Bloch and Schneider, 1801) – invalid
  Polyacanthus hasselti Cuvier in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1831 – invalid
  Polyacanthus signatus Günther, 1861 – invalid
  Polyacanthus sota (Hamilton, 1822) – invalid
  Polyacanthus transvaalensis Barnard, 1932 – valid
  Polymerurus macracanthus (Lauterborn, 1894) – invalid
  Pomacanthus Lacepède, 1802 – valid – black angelfishes
  Pomacanthus annularis (Bloch, 1787) – valid
  Pomacanthus arcuatus (Linnaeus, 1758) – valid – gray angelfish, chivirica gris, gallineta café
  Pomacanthus asfur (Forsskċl, 1775) – valid
  Pomacanthus balteatus Cuvier in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1831 – invalid
  Pomacanthus chrysurus (Cuvier in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1831) – valid
  Pomacanthus cingulatus Cuvier in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1831 – invalid
  Pomacanthus diacanthus (Boddaert, 1772) – invalid
  Pomacanthus imperator (Bloch, 1787) – valid – emperor angelfish
  Pomacanthus maculatus (Forsskċl, 1775) – invalid
  Pomacanthus maculosus (Forsskċl, 1775) – valid
  Pomacanthus navarchus (Cuvier in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1831) – valid – bluegirdled angelfish
  Pomacanthus paru (Bloch, 1787) – valid – chivirica francesa, French angelfish, gallineta negra
  Pomacanthus quinquecinctus Cuvier in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1831 – invalid
  Pomacanthus rathbuni Miranda-Ribeiro, 1915 – valid
  Pomacanthus resimus (Gronow in Gray, 1854) – invalid
  Pomacanthus rhomboides (Gilchrist and Thompson, 1908) – valid
  Pomacanthus semicirculatus (Cuvier in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1831) – valid – zebra angelfish
  Pomacanthus sexstriatus (Cuvier in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1831) – valid – sixbanded angelfish
  Pomacanthus striatus (Rüppell, 1836) – invalid – old woman
  Pomacanthus xanthometopon (Bleeker, 1853) – valid – bluefaced angelfish, yellowfaced angelfish
  Pomacanthus zonipectus (Gill, 1862) – valid – Cortez angelfish, ángel de Cortés
  Pomadasys macracanthus (Günther, 1864) – valid – longspine grunt, roncacho gordo
  Pomphorhynchus megacanthus Fotedar and Dhar, 1977 – valid
  Pontaster oxyacanthus Sladen, 1889 – invalid
  Poronotus triacanthus (Peck, 1804) – invalid
  Priacanthus Oken, 1817 – valid – bigeyes
  Priacanthus alalaua Jordan and Evermann, 1903 – valid – catalufa alalahua, Hawaiian bigeye
  Priacanthus arenatus Cuvier in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1829 – valid – bigeye, catalufa toro, catalufa ojón
  Priacanthus bleekeri Castelnau, 1873 – valid
  Priacanthus blochii Bleeker, 1853 – valid
  Priacanthus boops (Forster in Bloch and Schneider, 1801) – invalid
  Priacanthus cruentatus (Lacepède, 1801) – invalid – bulleye, glasseye snapper
  Priacanthus fitchi Starnes, 1988 – valid
  Priacanthus hamrur (Forsskċl, 1775) – valid – duskyfin bulleye, scad, duskyfin bulleye, scad
  Priacanthus macracanthus Cuvier in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1829 – valid – red bullseye, red bullseye
  Priacanthus meeki Jenkins, 1903 – valid
  Priacanthus nasca Starnes, 1988 – valid
  Priacanthus prolixus Starnes, 1988 – valid
  Priacanthus sagittarius Starnes, 1988 – valid
  Priacanthus tayenus Richardson, 1846 – valid – spottedfinned bulleye, spottedfinned bulleye
  Priacanthus zaiserae Starnes and Moyer in Starnes, 1988 – valid
  Priodon hexacanthus Bleeker, 1855 – invalid
  Procracanthus occidentalis Hine, 1911 – invalid
  Proctacanthus – valid
  Proctacanthus brevipennis (Wiedemann, 1828) – valid
  Proctacanthus coquillettii Hine, 1911 – valid
  Proctacanthus distinctus (Wiedemann, 1828) – valid
  Proctacanthus duryi Hine, 1911 – valid
  Proctacanthus exquisitus Osten Sacken, 1887 – invalid
  Proctacanthus fulviventris Macquart, 1850 – valid
  Proctacanthus gracilis Bromley, 1928 – valid
  Proctacanthus heros (Wiedemann, 1828) – valid
  Proctacanthus hinei Bromley, 1928 – valid
  Proctacanthus longus (Wiedemann, 1821) – valid
  Proctacanthus micans Schiner, 1867 – valid
  Proctacanthus milbertii Macquart, 1838 – valid
  Proctacanthus nearno Martin, 1962 – valid
  Proctacanthus nigriventris Macquart, 1838 – valid
  Proctacanthus nigrofemoratus Hine, 1911 – valid
  Proctacanthus occidentalis (Hine, 1911) – valid
  Proctacanthus philadelphicus Macquart, 1838 – valid
  Proctacanthus rodecki James, 1933 – valid
  Proctacanthus rufus Williston, 1885 – valid
  Proctacanthus virginianus Wulp, 1882 – invalid
  Proctacanthus zamon Townsend, 1895 – invalid
  Protacanthus Uhler, 1893 – invalid
  Protacanthus decorus Uhler, 1893 – invalid
  Proteracanthus Günther, 1859 – valid
  Proteracanthus sarissophorus (Cantor, 1849) – valid
  Protonibea diacanthus (Lacepède, 1802) – valid – spotted jewfish
  Pseudochondracanthus C. B. Wilson, 1908 – valid
  Pseudochondracanthus diceraus C. B. Wilson, 1908 – valid
  Pseudochondracanthus hexaceraus C. B. Wilson, 1935 – valid
  Pseudomonacanthus Bleeker, 1865 – valid
  Pseudomonacanthus analis Waite, 1904 – invalid
  Pseudomonacanthus degeni Regan, 1903 – invalid
  Pseudomonacanthus elongatus Fraser-Brunner, 1940 – valid
  Pseudomonacanthus galii Waite, 1905 – invalid
  Pseudomonacanthus garretti (Fowler, 1928) – invalid
  Pseudomonacanthus macruru (Bleeker, 1856) – invalid
  Pseudomonacanthus macrurus (Bleeker, 1856) – valid
  Pseudomonacanthus melanoides Ogilby, 1908 – invalid
  Pseudomonacanthus multilineatus Tanaka, 1918 – invalid
  Pseudomonacanthus multimaculatus Regan, 1903 – invalid
  Pseudomonacanthus paschalis Regan, 1913 – invalid
  Pseudomonacanthus peroni (Hollard, 1854) – valid
  Pseudomonacanthus punctulatus Regan, 1903 – invalid
  Pseudomonacanthus pusillus (Rüppell, 1829) – invalid
  Pseudomonacanthus tweediei Fraser-Brunner, 1940 – valid
  Pseudomystus leiacanthus (Weber and de Beaufort, 1912) – valid
  Pseudopriacanthus Bleeker, 1869 – invalid
  Pseudopriacanthus altus (Gill, 1862) – invalid
  Pseudotaeniacanthus Yamaguti and Yamasu, 1959 – valid
  Pseudotaeniacanthus puhi Lewis, 1967 – valid
  Pseudotriacanthus Fraser-Brunner, 1941 – valid
  Pseudotriacanthus strigilifer (Cantor, 1849) – valid
  Pseudupeneus heptacanthus (Lacepède, 1802) – invalid – redspot goatfish
  Psilochorus acanthus Chamberlin & Ivie, 1942 – valid
  Pteragogus enneacanthus (Bleeker, 1853) – valid
  Pteraster tetracanthus H. L. Clark, 1916 – valid
  Pterygotrigla leptacanthus (Günther, 1880) – valid
  Ptychochromis oligacanthus (Bleeker, 1868) – valid
  Puntius leiacanthus (Bleeker, 1860) – valid
  Pygoplites diacanthus (Boddaert, 1772) – valid – royal angelfish
  Rhopalias macracanthus – valid
  Rita macracanthus Ng, 2004 – valid
  Scaphiodonichthys macracanthus (Pellegrin and Chevey, 1936) – valid
  Scarus enneacanthus Lacépède, 1802 – invalid
  Scatophagus tetracanthus (Lacepède, 1802) – valid – African scat, striped scat
  Schizopygopsis malacanthus Herzenstein, 1891 – valid
  Schizothorax malacanthus Huang, 1985 – valid
  Scymnodon macracanthus (Regan, 1906) – invalid – largespine velvet dogfish
  Siganus hexacanthus Barton, 1950 – invalid
  Skrjabinacanthus Spasskii & Morozov, 1959 – valid
  Southwellina macracanthus (Ward and Winter, 1952) – valid
  Spiracanthus Muñoz and George-Nascimento, 2002 – valid
  Spiracanthus bovichthys Muñoz and George-Nascimento, 2002 – valid
  Stenalpheops anacanthus Miya, 1997 – valid
  Strongylocentrotus polyacanthus A. Agassiz and H. L. Clark, 1907 – valid
  Styracaster monacanthus Ludwig, 1907 – valid
  Suggrundus macracanthus (Bleeker, 1869) – valid
  Sycanus macracanthus Stċl, 1866 – valid
  Synalpheus triacanthus De Man, 1910 – valid
  Synchiropus monacanthus Smith, 1935 – valid
  Taeniacanthus Sumpf, 1871 – valid
  Taeniacanthus albidus – valid
  Taeniacanthus balistae (Claus, 1864) – valid
  Taeniacanthus californiensis – valid
  Taeniacanthus flagellans – valid
  Taeniacanthus haakeri – valid
  Taeniacanthus lagocephali Pearse, 1952 – valid
  Taeniacanthus laqueus (Leigh-sharpe, 1835) – valid
  Taeniacanthus lucipetus (Holmes, 1985) – valid
  Taeniacanthus moa (Lewis, 1967) – valid
  Taeniacanthus occidentalis (C. B. Wilson, 1924) – valid
  Taeniacanthus onosi (T. Scott, 1902) – valid
  Taeniacanthus wilsoni (A. Scott, 1929) – valid
  Taeniacanthus zeugopteri (T. Scott, 1902) – valid
  Taenianotus triacanthus Lacepède, 1802 – valid
  Tegorhynchus multacanthus (Mamaev, 1970) – valid
  Tetracanthus Hope, 1835 – invalid
  Trachelyopterus isacanthus (Cope, 1878) – valid
  Trachypoma macracanthus Günther, 1859 – valid
  Triacanthus Oken, 1817 – valid – hornfishes
  Triacanthus (Trixiphichthys) Fraser-Brunner, 1941 – invalid
  Triacanthus angustifrons Hollard, 1854 – invalid
  Triacanthus anomalus Temminck & Schlegel, 1850 – invalid
  Triacanthus biaculeatus (Bloch, 1786) – valid – blackfinned triplespine
  Triacanthus blochii Bleeker, 1852 – invalid
  Triacanthus brachysoma Bleeker, 1853 – invalid
  Triacanthus brevirostris Temminck & Schlegel, 1850 – invalid – shortnosed tripodfish
  Triacanthus falcanalis Ogilby, 1910 – invalid
  Triacanthus indicus Regan, 1903 – invalid
  Triacanthus longirostris (Hollard in Guichenot, 1853) – invalid
  Triacanthus macrurus Bleeker, 1865 – invalid
  Triacanthus nieuhofii Bleeker, 1852 – valid
  Triacanthus oxycephalus Bleeker, 1851 – invalid
  Triacanthus rhodopterus Bleeker, 1851 – invalid
  Triacanthus russellii Bleeker, 1851 – invalid
  Triacanthus strigilifer Cantor, 1849 – invalid
  Triacanthus weberi Chaudhuri, 1910 – invalid
  Trimacracanthus Beveridge & Campbell, 1987 – valid
  Trimacracanthus aetobatidis (Robinson, 1959) – valid
  Trimacracanthus binuncus (Linton, 1908) – valid
  Uloborus pseudacanthus Franganillo, 1910 – valid
  Xeneretmus triacanthus (Gilbert, 1890) – valid – bluespotted poacher, bandido manchas azules
  Zelus tetracanthus Stċl, 1862 – valid
  Zoroaster platyacanthus H. L. Clark, 1913 – invalid
  Zoroaster variacanthus McKnight, 2006 – valid
 
 Kingdom Chromista
  Chaetoceros seiracanthus Gran – accepted
  Coscinodiscus polyacanthus Grunow In Cleve and Grunow – accepted
 
 Kingdom Plantae
  Acanthus L. – accepted
  Acanthus ebracteatus Vahl – accepted – acanthus
  Acanthus mollis L. – accepted – bear's breech
  Acanthus polystachyus Delile – accepted
  Acanthus polystachyus var. pseudopubescens Cufod. – accepted
  Acanthus pubescens Engl. – not accepted
  Acanthus spinosus L. – accepted – spine acanthus
  Acanthus syriacus Boiss. – accepted – Syrian acanthus
  Anisacanthus Nees – accepted – desert honeysuckle
  Anisacanthus insignis A. Gray – not accepted
  Anisacanthus insignis var. linearis S.H. Hagen – not accepted
  Anisacanthus juncea (Torr.) Hemsl. – accepted
  Anisacanthus junceus (Torr.) Hemsl. – not accepted
  Anisacanthus linearis (S.H. Hagen) Henrickson & E.J. Lott – accepted – dwarf anisacanth, narrowleaf desert honeysuckle
  Anisacanthus puberulus (Torr.) Henrickson & E.J. Lott – accepted – dwarf desert honeysuckle
  Anisacanthus quadrifidus (Vahl) Nees – accepted – Wright's desert honeysuckle
  Anisacanthus quadrifidus (Vahl) Nees – not accepted
  Anisacanthus quadrifidus var. wrightii (Torr.) Henrickson – accepted – Wright's anisacanth, Wright's desert honeysuckle
  Anisacanthus thurberi (Torr.) A. Gray – accepted – desert honeysuckle, Thurber's desert honeysuckle
  Anisacanthus wrightii (Torr.) A. Gray – not accepted
  Anthacanthus spinosus (Jacq.) Nees – not accepted
  Borzicactus myriacanthus (Vaupel) Donald – not accepted
  Brasilicereus phaeacanthus (Gürke) Backeb. – accepted
  Brasilicereus phaeacanthus ssp. breviflorus (F. Ritter) P.J. Braun & Esteves – not accepted
  Cactus triacanthus Willd. – not accepted
  Carthamus oxyacanthus M. Bieb. – accepted – jeweled distaff thistle, wild safflower
  Caulacanthus Kützing – accepted
  Caulacanthus ustulatus – accepted
  Cenchrus platyacanthus Andersson – accepted
  Cephalocereus chrysacanthus (F.A.C. Weber) Britton & Rose – not accepted
  Cephalocereus phaeacanthus (Gürke) Britton & Rose – not accepted
  Cereus enneacanthus (Engelm.) Engelm. – not accepted
  Cereus hyalacanthus K. Schum. – not accepted
  Cereus phaeacanthus Gürke – not accepted
  Cleistocactus hyalacanthus (K. Schum.) Rol.-Goss. – accepted
  Cleistocactus hyalacanthus ssp. hyalacanthus (K. Schum.) Rol.-Goss. – accepted
  Cleistocactus hyalacanthus ssp. tarijensis (Cárdenas) Mottram – accepted
  Cleistocactus morawetzianus var. pycnacanthus Rauh & Backeb. – not accepted
  Cleistocactus pycnacanthus (Rauh & Backeb.) Backeb. – accepted
  Corryocactus heteracanthus Backeb. – not accepted
  Damnacanthus C.F. Gaertn. – accepted
  Damnacanthus indicus C.F. Gaertn. – accepted
  Dipteracanthus drummondianus Nees – not accepted
  Dipteracanthus linearis Torr. & A. Gray – not accepted
  Dipteracanthus micranthus Engelm. & A. Gray – not accepted
  Dipteracanthus nudiflorus Engelm. & A. Gray – not accepted
  Dipteracanthus strepens (L.) Nees – not accepted
  Discocactus heptacanthus (Barb. Rodr.) Britton & Rose – accepted
  Discocactus heptacanthus ssp. catingicola (Buining & Brederoo) N.P. Taylor & Zappi – not accepted
  Discocactus heptacanthus ssp. heptacanthus (Barb. Rodr.) Britton & Rose – not accepted
  Discocactus heptacanthus ssp. magnimammus (Buining & Brederoo) N.P. Taylor & Zappi – not accepted
  Discocactus heptacanthus ssp. melanochlorus (Buining & Brederoo) P.J. Braun & Esteves – not accepted
  Discocactus placentiformis ssp. pugionacanthus (Buining & Brederoo) P.J. Braun & Esteves – not accepted
  Discocactus pugionacanthus Buining ex Brederoo – not accepted
  Echinocactus hamatacanthus Muehlenpf. – not accepted
  Echinocactus intertextus var. dasyacanthus Engelm. – not accepted
  Echinocactus papyracanthus (Engelm.) Engelm. – not accepted
  Echinocactus platyacanthus Link & Otto – accepted
  Echinocactus rhodacanthus Salm-Dyck – not accepted
  Echinocereus dasyacanthus Engelm. – accepted – Órgano-pequeño arcoiris de Texas, spiny hedgehog cactus
  Echinocereus dasyacanthus ssp. dasyacanthus Engelm. – not accepted
  Echinocereus dasyacanthus ssp. rectispinus (Trocha & Fethke) W. Blum, W. Rischer & Rutow – not accepted
  Echinocereus dasyacanthus var. hildmannii (Arendt) D. Weniger – not accepted
  Echinocereus enneacanthus Engelm. – accepted – Órgano-pequeño alicoche real, pitaya, smallspine pitaya
  Echinocereus enneacanthus ssp. brevispinus (W.O. Moore) N.P. Taylor – accepted
  Echinocereus enneacanthus ssp. enneacanthus Engelm. – accepted
  Echinocereus enneacanthus var. brevispinus (W.O. Moore) L.D. Benson – not accepted – pitaya
  Echinocereus enneacanthus var. carnosus (Rümpler) Quehl – not accepted
  Echinocereus enneacanthus var. dubius (Engelm.) L.D. Benson – not accepted
  Echinocereus enneacanthus var. enneacanthus Engelm. – not accepted – pitaya
  Echinocereus enneacanthus var. stramineus (Engelm.) L.D. Benson – not accepted
  Echinocereus leptacanthus K. Schum. – not accepted
  Echinocereus octacanthus (Muehlenpf.) Britton & Rose – not accepted
  Echinocereus pectinatus var. dasyacanthus (Engelm.) N.P. Taylor – not accepted – rainbow cactus
  Echinocereus polyacanthus Engelm. – accepted – Órgano-pequeño enmarañado, Mojave mound cactus
  Echinocereus polyacanthus ssp. acifer (Otto ex Salm-Dyck) N.P. Taylor – not accepted
  Echinocereus polyacanthus ssp. huitcholensis (F.A.C. Weber) N.P. Taylor – not accepted
  Echinocereus polyacanthus ssp. mombergerianus (G. Frank) Breckw. – not accepted
  Echinocereus polyacanthus ssp. pacificus (Engelm. ex Orcutt) Breckw. – not accepted
  Echinocereus polyacanthus ssp. polyacanthus Engelm. – not accepted
  Echinocereus polyacanthus var. huitcholensis (F.A.C. Weber) N.P. Taylor – not accepted
  Echinocereus polyacanthus var. neomexicanus (Standl.) L.D. Benson – not accepted
  Echinocereus polyacanthus var. pacificus (Engelm. ex Orcutt) N.P. Taylor – not accepted
  Echinocereus polyacanthus var. rosei (Wooton & Standl.) D. Weniger – not accepted
  Echinocereus triglochidiatus var. gonacanthus (Engelm. & J.M. Bigelow) Boissev. – not accepted
  Echinocereus triglochidiatus var. melanacanthus (Engelm. ex A. Gray) L.D. Benson – not accepted
  Echinocereus triglochidiatus var. octacanthus (Muehlenpf.) W.T. Marshall – not accepted
  Echinocereus triglochidiatus var. polyacanthus (Engelm.) L.D. Benson – not accepted
  Echinofossulocactus dichroacanthus (Mart.) Britton & Rose – not accepted
  Echinofossulocactus heteracanthus (Muehlenpf.) Britton & Rose – not accepted
  Echinofossulocactus pentacanthus (Lem.) Britton & Rose – not accepted
  Echinofossulocactus phyllacanthus (A. Dietr. & Otto) Lawr. – not accepted
  Echinomastus intertextus var. dasyacanthus (Engelm.) Backeb. – not accepted
  Ferocactus chrysacanthus (Orcutt) Britton & Rose – accepted
  Ferocactus chrysacanthus ssp. chrysacanthus (Orcutt) Britton & Rose – accepted
  Ferocactus chrysacanthus ssp. grandiflorus (G.E. Linds.) N.P. Taylor – accepted
  Ferocactus haematacanthus (Muehlenpf.) Britton & Rose – accepted
  Ferocactus hamatacanthus (Muehlenpf.) Britton & Rose – accepted – Biznaga-barril costillona, Turk's head
  Ferocactus hamatacanthus ssp. hamatacanthus (Muehlenpf.) Britton & Rose – accepted
  Ferocactus hamatacanthus ssp. sinuatus (A. Dietr.) N.P. Taylor – accepted
  Ferocactus hamatacanthus var. hamatacanthus (Muehlenpf.) Britton & Rose – not accepted – Turk's head
  Ferocactus hamatacanthus var. sinuatus (A. Dietr.) L.D. Benson – not accepted – Turk's head
  Gleditsia triacanthus var. inermis (L.) C.K. Schneid. – not accepted
  Gymnanthocereus macracanthus F. Ritter – not accepted
  Haageocereus chrysacanthus (Akers) Backeb. – not accepted
  Helianthocereus hyalacanthus (Speg.) Backeb. – not accepted
  Heteroscyphus triacanthus (Hook.f. & Lév.) Schiffn. – accepted
  Heteroscyphus triacanthus var. magnistipulatus J.J. Engel – accepted
  Heteroscyphus triacanthus var. triacanthus (Hook.f. & Lév.) Schiffn. – accepted
  Hylocereus monacanthus (Lem.) Britton & Rose – accepted – nightblooming cereus
  Malacocarpus heptacanthus Barb. Rodr. – not accepted
  Melocactus actinacanthus Areces – not accepted
  Melocactus bellavistensis ssp. onychacanthus (F. Ritter) N.P. Taylor – accepted
  Melocactus deinacanthus Buining & Brederoo – accepted
  Melocactus deinacanthus ssp. florschuetzianus (Buining & Brederoo) P.J. Braun & Esteves – not accepted
  Melocactus deinacanthus ssp. longicarpus (Buining & Brederoo) P.J. Braun & Esteves – not accepted
  Melocactus erythracanthus Buining & Brederoo – not accepted
  Melocactus onychacanthus F. Ritter – not accepted
  Melocactus pachyacanthus Buining & Brederoo – accepted
  Melocactus pachyacanthus ssp. pachyacanthus Buining & Brederoo – accepted
  Melocactus pachyacanthus ssp. viridis N.P. Taylor – accepted
  Notocactus erythracanthus H. Schloss. & Brederoo – not accepted
  Notocactus meonacanthus Prestlé – not accepted
  Notocactus polyacanthus (Link & Otto) S. Theun. – not accepted
  Pediocactus papyracanthus (Engelm.) L.D. Benson – not accepted – paper-spined cactus
  Pilosocereus catingicola ssp. hapalacanthus (Werderm.) P.J. Braun & Esteves – not accepted
  Pilosocereus chrysacanthus (F.A.C. Weber) Byles & G.D. Rowley – accepted
  Pilosocereus hapalacanthus (Werderm.) Byles & G.D. Rowley – not accepted
  Pleiacanthus Rydb. – accepted
  Pleiacanthus spinosus (Nutt.) Rydb. – accepted – thorn skeletonweed
  Pseudopilocereus hapalacanthus (Werderm.) Buxb. – not accepted
  Pyrrhocactus melanacanthus Backeb. – not accepted
  Pyrrhocactus platyacanthus F. Ritter – not accepted
  Roseocereus tephracanthus (Labour.) Backeb. – not accepted
  Ruellia dipteracanthus Hemsl. – accepted
  Sclerocactus intertextus var. dasyacanthus (Engelm.) N.P. Taylor – not accepted – white fishhook cactus
  Sclerocactus papyracanthus (Engelm.) N.P. Taylor – accepted – paperspine fishhook cactus, Biznaga-bola de espinas de papel
  Staurodesmus megacanthus (Lundell) Thunm. – accepted
  Staurodesmus megacanthus var. megacanthus (Lundell) Thunm. – accepted
  Staurodesmus megacanthus var. scotius (West and West) Lill. – accepted
  Stenocactus dichroacanthus (Mart.) A. Berger ex Backeb. & F.M. Knuth – not accepted
  Stenocactus heteracanthus (Muehlenpf.) A. Berger – not accepted
  Stenocactus pentacanthus A. Berger – not accepted
  Stenocactus phyllacanthus (A. Dietr. & Otto) A. Berger – accepted
  Subpilocereus repandus ssp. micracanthus (Hummelinck) Trujillo & Marisela Ponce – not accepted
  Tephrocactus aoracanthus (Lem.) Lem. – accepted
  Tephrocactus melanacanthus Backeb. – not accepted
  Tephrocactus pyrrhacanthus (K. Schum.) Backeb. – not accepted
  Thelocactus leucacanthus (Zucc. ex Pfeiff.) Britton & Rose – accepted
  Thelocactus leucacanthus ssp. leucacanthus (Zucc. ex Pfeiff.) Britton & Rose – accepted
  Thelocactus leucacanthus ssp. schmollii (Wederm.) Mosco & Zanov. – accepted
  Thyrsacanthus cuspidatus Nees – not accepted
  Thyrsacanthus nitidus (Jacq.) Nees – not accepted
  Thyrsacanthus strictus Nees – not accepted
   

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