List of Nominal Species of Monacanthidae
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Nominal Species (n = 217) Present allocation (n = 107) Ref.
Monacanthus albopunctatus Seale, 1901 Cantherhines dumerilii 11441
Monacanthus alternans Ogilby, 1899 Pervagor alternans 527
Monacanthus amphioxys Cope, 1871 Cantherhines pullus 93826
Pseudomonacanthus analis Waite, 1904 Thamnaconus analis 26282
Aluterus anginosus Hollard, 1855 Aluterus monoceros 3592
Monacanthus anginosus Hollard, 1853 Aluterus monoceros 26282
Paramonacanthus arabicus Hutchins, 1997 Paramonacanthus arabicus 33065
Cantherhines arenaceus Barnard, 1927 Thamnaconus arenaceus 4421
Alutera armata Garman, 1903 Aluterus scriptus 3592
Paraluteres arqat Clark & Gohar, 1953 Paraluteres arqat 12541
Monacanthus aspersus Hollard, 1854 Cantherhines pardalis 3592
Monacanthus aspricaudus Hollard, 1854 Pervagor aspricaudus 527
Balistes aurantiacus Mitchill, 1815 Aluterus schoepfii 3592
Monacanthus auratus Castelnau, 1861 Stephanolepis aurata 4221
Monacanthus auriga Lowe, 1852 Stephanolepis hispida 3592
Balistes australis Donovan, 1824 Meuschenia australis 26282
Balistes ayraud Quoy & Gaimard, 1824 Nelusetta ayraud 33839
Arotrolepis barbarae Fraser-Brunner, 1941 Paramonacanthus otisensis 33065
Anacanthus barbatus Gray, 1830 Anacanthus barbatus 3132
Paramonacanthus barnardi Fraser-Brunner, 1941 Paramonacanthus frenatus 33065
Aleuterius baueri Richardson, 1846 Brachaluteres jacksonianus 58462
Brachaluteres baueri fahaqa Clark & Gohar, 1953 Brachaluteres fahaqa 12541
Aluteres berardi Lesson, 1831 Aluterus monoceros 3592
Monacanthus bertolonii Bianconi, 1855 Paramonacanthus frenatus 33065
Aluterus blankerti Metzelaar, 1919 Aluterus heudelotii 3592
Hanomanctus bovinus Smith, 1949 Cantherhines pardalis 3592
Monacanthus broekii Bleeker, 1858 Paramonacanthus japonicus 33065
Aleuterius brownii Richardson, 1846 Acanthaluteres brownii 26282
Monacanthus brunneus Castelnau, 1873 Cantherhines pardalis 3592
Blandowskius bucephalus Whitley, 1931 Eubalichthys bucephalus 26282
Eubalichthys caeruleoguttatus Hutchins, 1977 Eubalichthys caeruleoguttatus 35708
Monacanthus cantoris Bleeker, 1852 Monacanthus chinensis
Cantherhines carolae Jordan & McGregor, 1898 Cantherhines dumerilii 11441
Cantherhines cerinus Randall, 2011 Cantherhines cerinus 88148
Balistes chinensis Osbeck, 1765 Monacanthus chinensis 26282
Monacanthus choirocephalus Bleeker, 1851 Paramonacanthus choirocephalus 33065
Balistes ciliatus Mitchill, 1818 Monacanthus ciliatus 12965
Alutera cinerea Temminck & Schlegel, 1850 Aluterus monoceros 3592
Laputa cingalensis Fraser-Brunner, 1941 Paramonacanthus pusillus 33065
Laputa cingalensis (non Fraser-Brunner, 1941) Paramonacanthus lowei 33065
Monacanthus cirrhifer Temminck & Schlegel, 1850 Stephanolepis cirrhifer 26282
Monacanthus cirrosus Kossmann & Räuber, 1877 Paramonacanthus nematophorus 33065
Monacanthus cryptodon Bleeker, 1855 Paramonacanthus cryptodon 46206
Monacanthus cryptodon (non Bleeker, 1855) Paramonacanthus japonicus 46206
Aluterus cultrifrons Hollard, 1855 Aluterus schoepfii 3592
Monacanthus curtorhynchos Bleeker, 1855 Paramonacanthus curtorhynchos 56787
Balistes cuspicauda Mitchill, 1818 Aluterus schoepfii 3592
Eubalichthys cyanoura Hutchins, 1987 Eubalichthys cyanoura 33839
Monacanthus davidsonii Cope, 1871 Monacanthus ciliatus 3592
Pseudomonacanthus degeni Regan, 1903 Thamnaconus degeni 9563
Stephanolepis diaspros Fraser-Brunner, 1940 Stephanolepis diaspros 3467
Monacanthus dumerilii Hollard, 1854 Cantherhines dumerilii 4421
Pseudomonacanthus elongatus Fraser-Brunner, 1940 Pseudomonacanthus elongatus 3131
Rudarius ercodes Jordan & Fowler, 1902 Rudarius ercodes 559
Rudarius excelsus Hutchins, 1977 Rudarius excelsus 35708
Thamnaconus fajardoi Smith, 1953 Thamnaconus fajardoi 4421
Paramonacanthus falcatus Kotthaus, 1979 Paramonacanthus pusillus 33065
Monacanthus fatensis Seale, 1906 Cantherhines pardalis 3592
Brachaluteres fidens Whitley, 1931 Brachaluteres jacksonianus 9563
Thamnaconus fijiensis Hutchins & Matsuura, 1984 Thamnaconus fijiensis 31169
Enigmacanthus filamentosus Hutchins, 2002 Enigmacanthus filamentosus 48594
Monacanthus filamentosus Valenciennes, 1838 Stephanolepis hispida 3592
Monacanthus filicauda Günther, 1880 Arotrolepis filicauda 26282
Meuschenia flavolineata Hutchins, 1977 Meuschenia flavolineata 35708
Monacanthus frauenfeldii Kner, 1867 Nelusetta ayraud 75154
Monacanthus frenatus Peters, 1855 Paramonacanthus frenatus 33065
Balistes freycineti Quoy & Gaimard, 1824 Meuschenia freycineti 26282
Monacanthus fronticinctus Günther, 1867 Cantherhines fronticinctus 4421
Monacanthus fuliginosus Macleay, 1883 Cantherhines pardalis 3592
Eubalichthys fuscosinus Hutchins, 1977 Eubalichthys caeruleoguttatus 5978
Monacanthus fuscus Fischer, 1885 Aluterus heudelotii 3592
Pseudomonacanthus galii Waite, 1905 Meuschenia galii 12965
Monacanthus gallinula Valenciennes, 1843 Stephanolepis hispida 3592
Cantheschenia grandisquamis Hutchins, 1977 Cantheschenia grandisquamis 35708
Balistes granulata White, 1790 Scobinichthys granulatus 26282
Balistes granulosus Gronow, 1854 Monacanthus chinensis 33021
Monacanthus gunnii Günther, 1870 Eubalichthys gunnii 26282
Alutera guntheriana Poey, 1863 Aluterus monoceros 3592
Monacanthus hajam Bleeker, 1851 Acreichthys hajam 559
Oxymonacanthus halli Marshall, 1952 Oxymonacanthus halli 8883
Aluterus heudelotii Hollard, 1855 Aluterus heudelotii 13608
Balistes hippocrepis Quoy & Gaimard, 1824 Meuschenia hippocrepis 26282
Balistes hispidus Linnaeus, 1766 Stephanolepis hispida 3592
Balistes hispidus longirostris Bloch & Schneider, 1801 Oxymonacanthus longirostris 4421
Aluterus holbroocki Hollard, 1855 Aluterus schoepfii 3592
Monacanthus homopterus Cope, 1871 Cantherhines pullus 3592
Paramonacanthus horae Fraser-Brunner, 1941 Paramonacanthus tricuspis 33065
Monacanthus houttuyni Bleeker, 1854 Cantherhines pardalis 3592
Monacanthus howensis Ogilby, 1889 Cantherhines dumerilii 54621
Monacanthus hypargyreus Cope, 1871 Thamnaconus hypargyreus 33021
Monacanthus irroratus Poey, 1860 Cantherhines pullus 3592
Monacanthus isogramma Bleeker, 1857 Paramonacanthus sulcatus 33065
Balistes jacksonianus Quoy & Gaimard, 1824 Brachaluteres jacksonianus 26282
Monacanthus janthinosoma Bleeker, 1854 Pervagor janthinosoma 527
Balistes japonicus Tilesius, 1809 Paramonacanthus japonicus 33065
Monacanthus kibikib Montrouzier, 1857 Cantherhines pardalis 3592
Monacanthus laevicaudatus Duncker & Mohr, 1929 Cantherhines pardalis 3592
Balistes laevis Bloch, 1795 Aluterus scriptus 3592
Balistes liturosus Shaw, 1804 Aluterus scriptus 3592
Cantherhines longicaudus Hutchins & Randall, 1982 Cantherhines longicaudus 6220
Amanses longipinnis Fraser-Brunner, 1941 Cantheschenia longipinnis 26282
Paramonacanthus lowei Hutchins, 1997 Paramonacanthus lowei 33065
Chaetodermis maccullochi Waite, 1905 Chaetodermis penicilligerus 33021
Monacanthus macrocerus Hollard, 1853 Cantherhines macrocerus 5265
Monacanthus macrolepis Fraser-Brunner, 1941 Monacanthus chinensis 9563
Monacanthus macrurus Bleeker, 1856 Pseudomonacanthus macrurus 12745
Aluterus maculosus Richardson, 1840 Acanthaluteres spilomelanurus 35708
Pervagor marginalis Hutchins, 1986 Pervagor marginalis 527
Paramonacanthus matsuurai Hutchins, 1997 Paramonacanthus matsuurai 33065
Monacanthus melanistius Regan, 1908 Cantherhines pardalis 3592
Monacanthus melanocephalus Bleeker, 1853 Pervagor melanocephalus 527
Monacanthus melanocephalus (non Bleeker, 1853) Pervagor randalli 527
Pervagor melanocephalus johnstonensis Woods, 1966 Pervagor aspricaudus 527
Pervagor melanocephalus marshallensis Woods, 1966 Pervagor alternans 527
Pseudomonacanthus melanoides Ogilby, 1908 Cantherhines pardalis 75154
Monacanthus melanoproctes Boulenger, 1889 Thamnaconus melanoproctes 12965
Monacanthus melanuropterus Bleeker, 1853 Cantherhines pardalis 3592
Amanses microlepidotus Gray, 1859 Cantherhines pardalis 3592
Rudarius minutus Tyler, 1970 Rudarius minutus 2334
Cantherhines modestoides Barnard, 1927 Thamnaconus modestoides 4421
Thamnaconus modestoides erythraeensis Bauchot & Maugé, 1978 Thamnaconus modestoides 12541
Monacanthus modestus Günther, 1877 Thamnaconus modestus 12965
Balistes monoceros Linnaeus, 1758 Aluterus monoceros 3592
Monacanthus mosaicus Ramsay & Ogilby, 1886 Eubalichthys mosaicus 9563
Pseudomonacanthus multilineatus Tanaka, 1918 Thamnaconus multilineatus 26282
Monacanthus multiradiatus Günther, 1870 Meuschenia freycineti 33021
Balistes mylii Bory de Saint-Vincent, 1822 Monacanthus chinensis 54621
Aluterus nasicornis Temminck & Schlegel, 1850 Pseudalutarius nasicornis 80565
Monacanthus nasutus Swainson, 1839 Cantherhines sandwichiensis 93382
Monacanthus natalensis Gilchrist & Thompson, 1911 Cantherhines pardalis 3592
Monacanthus nematophorus Günther, 1870 Paramonacanthus nematophorus 10685
Monacanthus nemurus Bleeker, 1851 Paramonacanthus choirocephalus 33021
Stephanolepis nigrolineatus Herre, 1927 Pervagor nigrolineatus 527
Cantherines nigromaculosus Tanaka, 1912 Thamnaconus tessellatus 93382
Monacanthus nipponensis Kamohara, 1939 Paramonacanthus nipponensis 26282
Monacanthus nitens (non Hollard, 1854) Pervagor alternans 527
Monacanthus nitens Hollard, 1854 Pervagor janthinosoma 48594
Cantherhines nukuhiva Randall, 2011 Cantherhines nukuhiva 88148
Monacanthus oblongus Temminck & Schlegel, 1850 Paramonacanthus oblongus 1623
Paramonacanthus oblongus otisensis Whitley, 1931 Paramonacanthus otisensis 26282
Monacanthus occidentalis Günther, 1870 Monacanthus ciliatus 3592
Stephanolepis ocheticus Fraser-Brunner, 1940 Stephanolepis diaspros 33403
Monacanthus oppositus Poey, 1860 Stephanolepis hispida 3592
Balistes ornatus Marion de Procé, 1822 Aluterus scriptus 3592
Weerutta ovalis Scott, 1962 Eubalichthys mosaicus 9563
Aleuteres paragaudatus Richardson, 1840 Acanthaluteres spilomelanurus 35708
Monacanthus pardalis Rüppell, 1837 Cantherhines pardalis 3592
Monacanthus pardalis (non Rüppell, 1837) Cantherhines pullus 3592
Aluteres pareva Lesson, 1831 Aluterus scriptus 3592
Pseudomonacanthus paschalis Regan, 1913 Thamnaconus paschalis 33021
Colurodontis paxmani Hutchins, 1977 Colurodontis paxmani 31792
Balistes penicilligerus Cuvier, 1816 Chaetodermis penicilligerus 26282
Thamnaconus penicularius Fourmanoir, 1955 Amanses scopas 33021
Monacanthus peroni Hollard, 1854 Pseudomonacanthus peroni 48594
Aluteres personatus Lesson, 1831 Aluterus scriptus 3592
Alutera picturata Poey, 1863 Aluterus scriptus 3592
Monacanthus piraaca Kner, 1867 Monacanthus ciliatus 3592
Monacanthus platifrons Hollard, 1854 Nelusetta ayraud 75154
Stephanolepis pricei Snyder, 1904 Pervagor spilosoma 527
Alutarius prionurus Bleeker, 1851 Paraluteres prionurus 4421
Monacanthus pullus Ranzani, 1842 Cantherhines pullus 12965
Alutera punctata Agassiz, 1831 Aluterus schoepfii 3592
Monacanthus punctatus Poey, 1868 Cantherhines pullus 3592
Monacanthus pusillus Rüppell, 1829 Paramonacanthus pusillus 33065
Eubalichthys quadrispinis Hutchins, 1977 Eubalichthys quadrispinis 35708
Monacanthus radiatus Popta, 1900 Acreichthys radiatus 75154
Pervagor randalli Hutchins, 1986 Pervagor randalli 527
Amanses rapanui de Buen, 1963 Cantherhines rapanui 6220
Stephanolepis rectifrons Fraser-Brunner, 1940 Stephanolepis aurata 4221
Stephanolepis retrospinis Fowler, 1943 Paramonacanthus choirocephalus 33065
Monacanthus rubricauda Bliss, 1883 Pervagor aspricaudus 527
Monacanthus ruppelii Castelnau, 1855 Cantherhines pullus 3592
Balistes sandwichiensis Quoy & Gaimard, 1824 Cantherhines sandwichiensis 26282
Balistes scaber Forster, 1801 Meuschenia scaber 26282
Pervagor scanleni Smith, 1957 Pervagor janthinosoma 527
Pervagor scanleni (non Smith, 1957) Pervagor melanocephalus 4421
Balistes schoepfii Walbaum, 1792 Aluterus schoepfii 12965
Balistes scopas Cuvier, 1829 Amanses scopas 4421
Balistes scriptus Osbeck, 1765 Aluterus scriptus 4421
Stephanolepis septemclassiensis Barton, 1945 Pervagor nigrolineatus 527
Monacanthus septentrionalis Günther, 1874 Thamnaconus septentrionalis 26282
Balistes serraticornis Fréminville, 1813 Aluterus monoceros 3592
Monacanthus setifer (non Bennett, 1831) Stephanolepis hispida 3592
Monacanthus setifer DeKay, 1842 Stephanolepis hispida 33021
Monacanthus setifer Bennett, 1831 Stephanolepis setifer 35505
Monacanthus setifer (non Bennett, 1831) Enigmacanthus filamentosus 48594
Monacanthus setosus Waite, 1899 Meuschenia scaber 9563
Meuschenia skottowei Whitley, 1934 Meuschenia freycineti 33021
Balistes spilomelanurus Quoy & Gaimard, 1824 Acanthaluteres spilomelanurus 26282
Monacanthus spilonotus Cope, 1871 Stephanolepis hispida 3592
Monacanthus spilosoma Lay & Bennett, 1839 Pervagor spilosoma 527
Amanses striatus Kotthaus, 1979 Thamnaconus striatus 26282
Monacanthus sulcatus Hollard, 1854 Paramonacanthus sulcatus 33021
Brachaluteres taylori Woods, 1966 Brachaluteres taylori 48594
Monacanthus tessellatus Günther, 1880 Thamnaconus tessellatus 33352
Cantherhines tiki Randall, 1964 Cantherhines tiki 5265
Balistes tomentosus Linnaeus, 1758 Acreichthys tomentosus 26282
Monacanthus trachyderma Bleeker, 1860 Paramonacanthus japonicus 33065
Monacanthus trachylepis Günther, 1870 Meuschenia trachylepis 33021
Monacanthus tricuspis Hollard, 1854 Paramonacanthus tricuspis 33065
Aleuterius trossulus Richardson, 1846 Brachaluteres jacksonianus 54621
Monacanthus tuckeri Bean, 1906 Monacanthus tuckeri 7251
Brachaluteres ulvarum Jordan & Fowler, 1902 Brachaluteres ulvarum 559
Laputa umgazi Smith, 1949 Paramonacanthus pusillus 33065
Lalmohania velutina Hutchins, 1994 Lalmohania velutina 31791
Aluterus velutinus Jenyns, 1842 Nelusetta ayraud 75154
Aluterus venosus Hollard, 1855 Aluterus scriptus 3592
Alutera ventralis Longley, 1935 Aluterus heudelotii 3592
Meuschenia venusta Hutchins, 1977 Meuschenia venusta 35708
Cantherhines verecundus Jordan, 1925 Cantherhines verecundus 6220
Rudarius virgulatus Nalbant & Mayer, 1975 Paramonacanthus pusillus 33065
Monacanthus vittatus Richardson, 1846 Nelusetta ayraud 75154
Monacanthus vittiger Castelnau, 1873 Acanthaluteres vittiger 26282
Stephanolepis weberi Fowler & Steinitz, 1956 Stephanolepis diaspros 33403
Paramonacanthus whitleyi Fraser-Brunner, 1941 Paramonacanthus choirocephalus 33065
Brachaluteres wolfei Scott, 1969 Brachaluteres jacksonianus 26282
Thamnaconus xanthopterus Xu & Zhan, 1988 Thamnaconus hypargyreus
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