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Genera in the family or subfamily Monacanthidae: [ 53 ] records


Acanthaluteres Bleeker [P.] 1865:100 Masc. Aleuteres paragaudatus Richardson 1840. Type by original designation (also monotypic). Also in Bleeker 1866:13 [ref. 417]. •Valid as Acanthaluteres Bleeker 1865 -- (Tyler 1980:176 [ref. 4477], Gomon et al. 1994:867 [ref. 22532], Allen et al. 2006:1879 [ref. 29098], Hutchins 2008:824 [ref. 30658], Matsuura 2014:11 [ref. 33576], Matsuura 2014:11 [ref. 33576]). Current status: Valid as Acanthaluteres Bleeker 1865. Monacanthidae.

Acreichthys (subgenus of Pervagor) Fraser-Brunner [A.] 1941:183 Masc. Balistes tomentosus Linnaeus 1758. Type by original designation (also monotypic). •Valid as Acreichthys Fraser-Brunner 1941 -- (Matsuura 1979:164 [ref. 7019], Tyler & Lange 1982 [ref. 5509], Arai 1983:199 [ref. 14249], Matsuura in Masuda et al. 1984:359 [ref. 6441], Hutchins 2001:3932 [ref. 26316], Allen et al. 2006:1880 [ref. 29098], Matsuura 2014:11 [ref. 33576], Fricke et al. 2019:326 [ref. 36673]). Current status: Valid as Acreichthys Fraser-Brunner 1941. Monacanthidae.

Allomonacanthus (subgenus of Navodon) Fraser-Brunner [A.] 1941:185 Masc. Monacanthus convexirostris Günther 1870. Type by original designation. •Synonym of Meuschenia Whitley 1929. Current status: Synonym of Meuschenia Whitley 1929. Monacanthidae.

Alutera Oken [L.] (ex Cuvier) 1817:1183 Fem. Balistes monoceros Linnaeus 1758. Based on "Les Alutères" Cuvier 1816, but latinized first by Cloquet as Aluterus. See also Whitley 1935:136 [ref. 6396]. •Treated as valid by authors (see Aluterus). •Junior objective synonym of Aluterus Cloquet (Dec.) 1816 -- (Castro-Aguirre et al. 1999:506 [ref. 24550]). Current status: Synonym of Aluterus Cloquet 1816. Monacanthidae.

Aluterus Cloquet [H.] 1816:135 Masc. Balistes monoceros Linnaeus 1758. Type by subsequent designation. Type designated by Jordan 1917:98 [ref. 2407]. Based on "Les Alutères" Cuvier 1816, first latinized by Cloquet (Dec.) 1816. Misspelled Aleuteres, Aleuterius, Alutarius, Aluterius, Aleisterius and Alutera; see also Alutera Oken 1817. •Valid as Alutera Cloquet 1816 -- (Berry & Vogele 1961:64 [ref. 19549], Matsuura 1979:165 [ref. 7019], Tyler 1980:178 [ref. 4477], Arai 1983:199 [ref. 14249]). •Valid as Aluterus Cloquet 1816 -- (Matsuura in Masuda et al. 1984:361 [ref. 6441], Hutchins 1986:883 [ref. 5673], Lindberg et al. 1997:70 [ref. 23547], Castro-Aguirre et al. 1999:506 [ref. 24550], Hutchins 2001:3930 [ref. 26316], Matsuura 2003:1971 [ref. 27119], Parin 2003:S33 [ref. 28536], Allen et al. 2006:1881 [ref. 29098], Matsuura 2014:11 [ref. 33576], Parin et al. 2014:550 [ref. 33547], Stewart & Roberts 2015:1718 [ref. 34322], Motomura et al. 2017:231 [ref. 35490], Fricke et al. 2018:379 [ref. 35805], Golani & Fricke 2018:178 [ref. 36273], Brown et al. 2019:183 [ref. 36444], Fricke et al. 2019:326 [ref. 36673]). Current status: Valid as Aluterus Cloquet 1816. Monacanthidae.

Amanses Gray [J. E.] 1835:Pl. 98 (v. 2) Masc. Monacanthus (Amanses) hystrix Gray 1835. Type by monotypy. •Valid as Amanses Gray 1835 -- (Berry & Vogele 1961:73 [ref. 19549], Randall 1964:333 [ref. 3148], Matsuura 1979:165 [ref. 7019], Tyler 1980:176 [ref. 4477], Arai 1983:199 [ref. 14249], Aboussouan & Leis 1984:452 [ref. 13661], Matsuura in Masuda et al. 1984:360 [ref. 6441], Hutchins 1986:883 [ref. 5673], Lindberg et al. 1997:69 [ref. 23547], Hutchins 2001:3933 [ref. 26316], Allen et al. 2006:1882 [ref. 29098], Matsuura 2014:11 [ref. 33576], Fricke et al. 2018:380 [ref. 35805], Golani & Fricke 2018:179 [ref. 36273], Fricke et al. 2019:327 [ref. 36673]). Current status: Valid as Amanses Gray 1835. Monacanthidae.

Anacanthus Gray [J. E.] 1830:Pl. 84 (v. 1) Masc. Anacanthus barbatus Gray 1830. Type by monotypy. Also in Gray 1831:8 [ref. 1879]. •Valid as Anacanthus Gray 1830 -- (Aboussouan & Leis 1984:452 [ref. 13661], Hutchins 2001:3930 [ref. 26316], Allen et al. 2006:1882 [ref. 29098], Matsuura 2014:11 [ref. 33576], Motomura et al. 2017:232 [ref. 35490]). Current status: Valid as Anacanthus Gray 1830. Monacanthidae.

Arotrolepis Fraser-Brunner [A.] 1941:184 Fem. Monacanthus sulcatus Hollard 1854. Type by original designation. •Synonym of Paramonacanthus Bleeker 1865 -- (Hutchins 1997:2 [ref. 23117], Hutchens 208:826 [ref. 30658]). •Valid as Arotrolepis Fraser-Brunner 1941 -- (Matsuura 1979:164 [ref. 7019], Tyler 1980:183 [ref. 4477], Arai 1983:199 [ref. 14249], Hutchins 2001:3932 [ref. 26316], Matsuura 2014:11 [ref. 33516] but misspelled Artrolepis). Current status: Valid as Arotrolepis Fraser-Brunner 1941. Monacanthidae.

Bigener Hutchins [J. B.] 1977:14 Masc. Aleuterius brownii Richardson 1846. Type by original designation (also monotypic). Correct spelling for genus of type species is Aluterus. •Synonym of Acanthaluteres Bleeker 1865. Current status: Synonym of Acanthaluteres Bleeker 1865. Monacanthidae.

Blandowskius Whitley [G. P.] 1931:329 Masc. Blandowskius bucephalus Whitley 1931. Type by original designation (also monotypic). •Valid as Blandowskius Whitley 1931 -- (Tyler 1980:183 [ref. 4477]). •Synonym of Eubalichthys Whitley 1930 based on current placement of type species. Current status: Synonym of Eubalichthys Whitley 1930. Monacanthidae.

Brachaluteres Bleeker [P.] 1865:100 Masc. Aleuterius trossulus Richardson 1846. Type by original designation (also monotypic). Also in Bleeker 1866:13 [ref. 417]. Correct spelling for genus of type species is Aluterus. •Valid as Brachaluteres Bleeker 1865 -- (Matsuura 1979:165 [ref. 7019], Tyler 1980:178 [ref. 4477], Arai 1983:199 [ref. 14249], Aboussouan & Leis 1984:452 [ref. 13661], Matsuura in Masuda et al. 1984:361 [ref. 6441], Hutchins & Swainston 1985 [ref. 5231], Gomon et al. 1994:871 [ref. 22532], Lindberg et al. 1997:61 [ref. 23547] as Brachaluterus, Hutchins 2001:3931 [ref. 26316], Allen et al. 2006:1882 [ref. 29098], Hutchins 2008:827 [ref. 30658], Matsuura 2014:11 [ref. 33576], Golani & Fricke 2018:179 [ref. 36273]). Current status: Valid as Brachaluteres Bleeker 1865. Monacanthidae.

Cantherhines (subgenus of Monacanthus) Swainson [W.] 1839:194, 327 Masc. Monocanthus (Cantherines) nasutus Swainson 1839 (= Balistes sandwichiensis Quoy & Gaimard 1824). Type by monotypy. Spelled Cantherhines on pp. 194 and 437, Cantherines on p. 327; first reviser not located. Cantherhinus Agassiz 1846:64 [ref. 64] is an unjustified emendation. Swainson's nasutus is an unneeded substitute for sandwichiensis. Cantherines and Cantherhine are both found in current literature. Swainson misspelled Monacanthus as Monocanthus. •Valid as Cantherhines Swainson 1839 -- (Randall 1964:335 [ref. 3148], Matsuura 1979:165 [ref. 7019], Tyler 1980:176 [ref. 4477], Hutchins & Randall 1982 [ref. 5372], Arai 1983:199 [ref. 14249], Matsuura in Masuda et al. 1984:360 [ref. 6441], Hutchins 1986:884 [ref. 5673], Lindberg et al. 1997:91 [ref. 23547], Matsuura 2003:1972 [ref. 27119], Parin 2003:S33 [ref. 28536] as Cantherines, Allen et al. 2006:1883 [ref. 29098], Randall 2011:3 [ref. 31468], Matsuura 2014:11 [ref. 33576], Parin et al. 2014:551 [ref. 33547], Motomura et al. 2017:232 [ref. 35490], Fricke et al. 2018:380 [ref. 35805], Golani & Fricke 2018:179 [ref. 36273], Fricke et al. 2019:327 [ref. 36673]). Current status: Valid as Cantherhines Swainson 1839. Monacanthidae.

Cantheschenia Hutchins [J. B.] 1977:16 Fem. Amanses (Cantherines) longipinnis Fraser-Brunner 1941. Type by original designation. •Valid as Cantheschenia Hutchins 1977 -- (Gomon et al. 1994:872 [ref. 22532], Allen et al. 2006:1884 [ref. 29098], Hutchins 2008:828 [ref. 30658], Matsuura 2014:11 [ref. 33576]). Current status: Valid as Cantheschenia Hutchins 1977. Monacanthidae.

Ceratacanthus Gill [T. N.] 1861:57 Masc. Balistes aurantiacus Mitchill 1815. Type by monotypy. •Synonym of Aluterus Cloquet 1816 -- (Berry & Vogele 1961:65 [ref. 19549]). Current status: Synonym of Aluterus Cloquet 1816. Monacanthidae.

Chaetodermis (subgenus of Monacanthus) Swainson [W.] 1839:327 Fem. Balistes penicilligerus Cuvier 1816. Type by subsequent designation. Type designated by Bleeker 1866:12, 26 [ref. 417]. On Official List (Opinion 764); treated as masculine by ICZN but classically feminine. Choetoderma Swainson 1839:194 [ref. 4303], and Chaetoderma p. 438 are misspellings and on Official Index. Swainson misspelled Monacanthus as Monocanthus. •Valid as Chaetodermis Swainson 1839 -- (Matsuura 1979:164 [ref. 7019], Tyler 1980:176 [ref. 4477] and Arai 1983:199 [ref. 14249] as Chaetoderma, Matsuura in Masuda et al. 1984:359 [ref. 6441], Hutchins 2001:3931 [ref. 26316], Allen et al. 2006:1885 [ref. 29098]). Current status: Valid as Chaetodermis Swainson 1839. Monacanthidae.

Colurodontis Hutchins [J. B.] 1977:22 Fem. Colurodontis paxmani Hutchins 1977. Type by original designation (also monotypic). •Valid as Colurodontis Hutchins 1977 -- (Hutchins 2001:3931 [ref. 26316], Allen et al. 2006:1886 [ref. 29098], Matsuura 2014:11 [ref. 33576]). Current status: Valid as Colurodontis Hutchins 1977. Monacanthidae.

Davidia Miranda Ribeiro [A. de] 1915:[186] Fem. Alutera punctata Agassiz 1831. Type by monotypy. On p. 186 when continuously paginated. Publication with no page numbers. Correct spelling for genus of type species is Aluterus. •Synonym of Aluterus Cloquet 1816 -- (Berry & Vogele 1961:65 [ref. 19549]). Current status: Synonym of Aluterus Cloquet 1816. Monacanthidae.

Enigmacanthus Hutchins [J. B.] 2002:214 Masc. Enigmacanthus filamentosus Hutchins 2002. Type by original designation (also monotypic). •Valid as Enigmacanthus Hutchins 2002 -- (Matsuura 2014:11 [ref. 33576]). Current status: Valid as Enigmacanthus Hutchins 2002. Monacanthidae.

Eubalichthys Whitley [G. P.] 1930:179 Masc. Monacanthus mosaicus Ramsay & Ogilby 1886. Type by original designation (also monotypic). •Valid as Eubalichthys 1930 -- (Hutchins 1977:28 [ref. 2283], Matsuura 1979:165 [ref. 7019], Tyler 1980:183 [ref. 4477], Arai 1983:199 [ref. 14249], Gomon et al. 1994:873 [ref. 22532], Hutchins 2001:3933 [ref. 26316], Allen et al. 2006:1886 [ref. 29098], Hutchins 2008:829 [ref. 30658], Matsuura 2014:11 [ref. 33576]). Current status: Valid as Eubalichthys Whitley 1930. Monacanthidae.

Hanomanctus Smith [J. L. B.] 1949:403 Masc. Hanomanctus bovinus Smith 1949. Type by original designation (also monotypic). •Synonym of Cantherhines Swainson 1839 -- (Randall 1964:335 [ref. 3148], Randall 2011:3 [ref. 31468]). Current status: Synonym of Cantherhines Swainson 1839. Monacanthidae.

Lalmohania Hutchins [J. B.] 1994:567 Fem. Lalmohania velutina Hutchins 1994. Type by original designation (also monotypic). •Valid as Lalmohania Hutchens 1994 -- (Matsuura 2014:12 [ref. 33576]). Current status: Valid as Lalmohania Hutchins 1994. Monacanthidae.

Laputa Whitley [G. P.] 1930:179 Fem. Monacanthus (Paramonacanthus) knerii Steindachner 1867. Type by being a replacement name. Replacement for Paramonacanthus Steindachner 1867, preoccupied by Paramonacanthus Bleeker 1865 in same family. •Valid as Laputa Whitley 1930 -- (Tyler 1980:176 [ref. 4477]). •Synonym of Paramonacanthus Bleeker 1865 -- (Matsuura 2014:12 [ref. 33576]). •Synonym of Meuschenia Whitley 1929 -- (Hutchins 1997:6 [ref. 23117]). Current status: Synonym of Meuschenia Whitley 1929. Monacanthidae.

Leprogaster (subgenus of Monacanthus) Fraser-Brunner [A.] 1941:184 Fem. Balistes ciliatus Mitchill 1818. Type by original designation. •Synonym of Monacanthus Oken 1817. Current status: Synonym of Monacanthus Oken 1817. Monacanthidae.

Liocornus (subgenus of Cantherines) Tortonese [E.] 1939:389 Fem. Balistes unicornus Basilewsky 1855. Type by original designation (also monotypic). •Synonym of Thamnaconus Smith 1949. Current status: Synonym of Thamnaconus Smith 1949. Monacanthidae.

Liomonacanthus Bleeker [P.] 1865:Pl. 230 Masc. Monacanthus pardalis Rüppell 1837. Apparently dates to Pl. 230 published in part 20 (1865), with type by monotypy; corresponding text (p. 99) published in part 21 (in 1869). Also in Bleeker 1866:13 [ref. 417]. •Synonym of Cantherhines Swainson 1839 -- (Randall 1964:335 [ref. 3148], Randall 2011:3 [ref. 31468]). Current status: Synonym of Cantherhines Swainson 1839. Monacanthidae.

Meuschenia Whitley [G. P.] 1929:138 Fem. Monacanthus trachylepis Günther 1870. Type by original designation (also monotypic). •Valid as Meuschenia Whitley 1929 -- (Hutchins 1977:40 [ref. 2283], Matsuura 1979:165 [ref. 7019], Tyler 1980:178 [ref. 4477], Arai 1983:199 [ref. 14249], Gomon et al. 1994:879 [ref. 22532], Allen et al. 2006:1888 [ref. 29098], Hutchins 2008:832 [ref. 30658], Matsuura 2014:12 [ref. 33576], Stewart & Roberts 2015:1720 [ref. 34322]). Current status: Valid as Meuschenia Whitley 1929. Monacanthidae.

Monacanthus Oken [L.] (ex Cuvier) 1817:1183 Masc. Balistes chinensis Osbeck 1765. Based on "Les Monacanthes" of Cuvier 1816:152. See Gill 1903:966 [ref. 5768]. First technical addition of species not researched. •Valid as Monacanthus Oken 1817 -- (Matsuura 1979:164 [ref. 7019], Tyler 1980:176 [ref. 4477], Arai 1983:199 [ref. 14249], Aboussouan & Leis 1984:452 [ref. 13661], Gomon et al. 1994:887 [ref. 22532], Matsuura in Masuda et al. 1984:359 [ref. 6441], Castro-Aguirre et al. 1999:506 [ref. 24550], Hutchins 2001:3931 [ref. 26316], Allen et al. 2006:1890 [ref. 29098], Hutchins 2008:838 [ref. 30658], Matsuura 2014:12 [ref. 33576], Motomura et al. 2017:232 [ref. 35490]). Current status: Valid as Monacanthus Oken 1817. Monacanthidae.

Monoceros Plumier [C.] in Lacepède 1798:357 (footnote) Masc. Not available; Plumier manuscript name mentioned in passing under Balistes sinensis. See remarks under Opinion 89 in Appendix B in Eschmeyer et al. 1990 [ref. 26735]. Not same as Monoceros Bloch & Schneider 1801. Monacanthidae.

Navodon Whitley [G. P.] 1930:179 Masc. Balistes australis Donovan 1824. Type by original designation. Name an anogram or Donovan. •Valid as Navodon Whitley 1930 -- (Matsuura 1979:165 [ref. 7019], Tyler 1980:176 [ref. 4477], Arai 1983:199 [ref. 14249], Aboussouan & Leis 1984:452 [ref. 13661]). •Synonym of Meuschenia Whitley 1929 -- (Hutchins 1977 [ref. 2283], Matsuura 2014:12 [ref. 33576]). Current status: Synonym of Meuschenia Whitley 1929. Monacanthidae.

Nelus Whitley [G. P.] 1930:179 Masc. Monacanthus vittatus Richardson 1846. Type by original designation. Preoccupied by Nelus Navás 1929:44 [ref. 37835] in Neuroptera (Insecta); replaced by Nelusetta Whitley 1939. •In the synpnymy of Nelusetta Whitley 1939. Current status: Synonym of Nelusetta Whitley 1939. Monacanthidae.

Nelusetta Whitley [G. P.] 1939:277 Fem. Monacanthus vittatus Richardson 1846. Type by being a replacement name. Replacement for Nelus Whitley 1930 (14 Jan.), preoccupied by Navás 1929:44 [ref. 37835] in Neuroptera (Insecta). •Valid as Nelusetta Whitley 1939 -- (Matsuura 1979:165 [ref. 7019], Arai 1983:199 [ref. 14249], Gomon et al. 1994:888 [ref. 22532], Hutchins 2001:3933 [ref. 26316], Allen et al. 2006:1891 [ref. 29098], Hutchins 2008:839 [ref. 30658], Matsuura 2014:12 [ref. 33576], Stewart & Roberts 2015:1721 [ref. 34322]). Replacement Name. Current status: Valid as Nelusetta Whitley 1939. Monacanthidae.

Osbeckia Jordan [D. S.] & Evermann [B. W.] 1896:424 Fem. Balistes scriptus Osbeck 1765. Type by original designation (also monotypic). •Synonym of Aluterus Cloquet 1816 -- (Berry & Vogele 1961:65 [ref. 19549]). Current status: Synonym of Aluterus Cloquet 1816. Monacanthidae.

Oxymonacanthus Bleeker [P.] 1865:Pl. 224 Masc. Balistes hispidus longirostris Bloch & Schneider 1801. Type by monotypy. Apparently dates to Pl. 224 published in part 19 (1865), with type by monotypy as Oxymonacanthus longirostris; corresponding text (pp. 100, 137) published in part 21 (in 1869). May date to Bleeker 1865:183 [ref. 414] with type Monacanthus chrysospilus Bleeker by monotypy. Also in Bleeker 1866:13 [ref. 417]. •Valid as Oxymonacanthus Bleeker 1865 -- (Matsuura 1979:165 [ref. 7019], Tyler 1980:176 [ref. 4477], Arai 1983:200 [ref. 14249], Matsuura in Masuda et al. 1984:361 [ref. 6441], Hutchins 1986:884 [ref. 5673], Hutchins 2001:3930 [ref. 26316], Allen et al. 2006:1892 [ref. 29098], Matsuura 2014:12 [ref. 33576], Fricke et al. 2018:380 [ref. 35805], Golani & Fricke 2018:179 [ref. 36273], Fricke et al. 2019:328 [ref. 36673]). Current status: Valid as Oxymonacanthus Bleeker 1865. Monacanthidae.

Paraluteres Bleeker [P.] 1865:Pl. 228 Masc. Alutarius prionurus Bleeker 1851. Type by monotypy. Apparently dates to Pl. 228 published in part 19 (1865) with type by monotypy; corresponding text (pp. 100, 138) published in part 21 (in 1869). Also in Bleeker 1866:14 [ref. 417]. Correct spelling for genus of type species is Aluterus. •Valid as Paraluteres Bleeker 1865 -- (Matsuura 1979:165 [ref. 7019], Tyler 1980:176 [ref. 4477], Arai 1983:200 [ref. 14249], Matsuura in Masuda et al. 1984:361 [ref. 6441], Hutchins 1986:885 [ref. 5673], Hutchins 2001:3930 [ref. 26316], Allen et al. 2006:1892 [ref. 29098], Matsuura 2014:12 [ref. 33576], Fricke et al. 2018:381 [ref. 35805], Golani & Fricke 2018:179 [ref. 36273]). Current status: Valid as Paraluteres Bleeker 1865. Monacanthidae.

Paramonacanthus Bleeker [P.] 1865:Pls. 225, 227 Masc. Monacanthus curtorhynchos Bleeker 1855. Type by subsequent designation. Apparently dates to Pls. 225 and 227 published in part 19 (1865); corresponding text (pp. 99, 130) not published until 1869 in part 21. Also in Bleeker 1866:12 [ref. 417] to which type designation dates. •Valid as Paramonacanthus Bleeker 1865 -- (Matsuura 1979:164 [ref. 7019], Tyler 1980:176 [ref. 4477], Arai 1983:199 [ref. 14249], Matsuura in Masuda et al. 1984:359 [ref. 6441], Hutchins 1986:885 [ref. 5673], Hutchins 1997:2 [ref. 23117], Matsuura & Tyler 1997:189 [ref. 23219], Lindberg et al. 1997:77 [ref. 23547], Hutchins 2001:3932 [ref. 26316], Gill & Hutchins 2002:107 [ref. 26079], Hutchins 2002:218 [ref. 26078], Allen et al. 2006:1893 [ref. 29098], Matsuura 2014:12 [ref. 33576], Motomura et al. 2017:233 [ref. 35490], Fricke et al. 2018:381 [ref. 35805], Golani & Fricke 2018:179 [ref. 36273]). Current status: Valid as Paramonacanthus Bleeker 1865. Monacanthidae.

Paramonacanthus (subgenus of Monocanthus) Steindachner [F.] 1867:591 Masc. Monacanthus (Paramonacanthus) knerii Steindachner 1867. Type by monotypy. Objectively invalid; preoccupied by Paramonacanthus Bleeker 1866 in fishes (same family); replaced by Laputa Whitley 1930. •In the synonymy of Laputa Whitley 1930. •Synonym of Paramonacanthus Bleeker 1865. 1°Homonym. Current status: Synonym of Paramonacanthus Bleeker 1865. Monacanthidae.

Parika Whitley [G. P.] 1955:111 Fem. Balistes scaber Forster 1801. Type by original designation (also monotypic). •Valid as Parika Whitley 1955 -- (Aboussouan & Leis 1984:452 [ref. 13661]). •Synonym of Meuschenia Whitley 1929 -- (based on current placement of the type species). Current status: Synonym of Meuschenia Whitley 1929. Monacanthidae.

Penicipelta Whitley [G. P.] 1947:150 Fem. Monacanthus guntheri Macleay 1881. Type by original designation (also monotypic). •Valid as Penicipelta Whitley 1947. •Synonym of Acanthaluteres Bleeker 1865. Current status: Synonym of Acanthaluteres Bleeker 1865. Monacanthidae.

Pervagor (subgenus of Stephanolepis) Whitley [G. P.] 1930:120 Masc. Monacanthus alternans Ogilby 1899. Type by original designation (also monotypic). •Valid as Pervagor Whitley 1930 -- (Matsuura 1979:164 [ref. 7019], Tyler 1980:176 [ref. 4477], Arai 1983:199 [ref. 14249], Matsuura in Masuda et al. 1984:360 [ref. 6441], Hutchins 1986:3 [ref. 19371], Hutchins 1986:886 [ref. 5673], Matsuura & Sunobe 1990 [ref. 16022], Hutchins 2001:3932 [ref. 26316], Allen et al. 2006:1895 [ref. 29098], Matsuura 2014:12 [ref. 33576], Fricke et al. 2018:381 [ref. 35805], Golani & Fricke 2018:180 [ref. 36273], Fricke et al. 2019:328 [ref. 36673]). Current status: Valid as Pervagor Whitley 1930. Monacanthidae.

Pogonognathus Bleeker [P.] 1849:73 Masc. Pogonognathus barbatus Bleeker 1849. Type by monotypy. ▌Synonym of Anacanthus Gray 1830 -- (Fraser-Brunner 1941:187 [ref. 1494]). Current status: Synonym of Anacanthus Gray 1830. Monacanthidae.

Pseudalutarius Bleeker [P.] 1865:273 Masc. Aluteres nasicornis Temminck & Schlegel 1850. Type by monotypy. May date to Bleeker 1865:183 [ref. 414] with same type. Also in Bleeker 1869:100, 139 [ref. 416] with spelling Pseudalutares. Correct spelling for genus of type species is Aluterus. •Valid as Pseudalutarius Bleeker 1865 -- (Matsuura 1979:165 [ref. 7019], Tyler 1980:176 [ref. 4477] as Pseudaluteres, Arai 1983:200 [ref. 14249], Aboussouan & Leis 1984:452 [ref. 13661], Matsuura in Masuda et al. 1984:361 [ref. 6441], Hutchins 1986:886 [ref. 5673], Matsuura & Tyler 1997:190 [ref. 23219], Lindberg et al. 1997:74 [ref. 23547], Hutchins 2001:3930 [ref. 26316] as Pseudaluteres, Allen et al. 2006:1896 [ref. 29098], Matsuura 2014:13 [ref. 33576], Fricke et al. 2018:381 [ref. 35805]). Current status: Valid as Pseudalutarius Bleeker 1865. Monacanthidae.

Pseudomonacanthus Bleeker [P.] 1865:Pl. 228 Masc. Monacanthus macrurus Bleeker 1856. Type by monotypy. Apparently dates to Pl. 228 published in part 19 (1865), with type by monotypy; corresponding text (pp. 99, 134) published in part 21 (in 1869). Also in Bleeker 1866:12 [ref. 417]. •Valid as Pseudomonacanthus Bleeker 1865 -- (Matsuura 1979:165 [ref. 7019], Tyler 1980:183 [ref. 4477], Arai 1983:200 [ref. 14249], Hutchins 2001:3933 [ref. 26316], Allen et al. 2006:1896 [ref. 29098]). Current status: Valid as Pseudomonacanthus Bleeker 1865. Monacanthidae.

Psilocephalus Swainson [W.] 1839:194, 327 Masc. Anacanthus barbatus Gray 1830. Type by monotypy. •Valid as Psilocephalus Swainson 1839 -- (Tyler 1980:176 [ref. 4477], Arai 1983:200 [ref. 14249]). •Synonym of Anacanthus Gray 1830 based on current placement of type species. Current status: Synonym of Anacanthus Gray 1830. Monacanthidae.

Rudarius Jordan [D. S.] & Fowler [H. W.] 1902:270 Masc. Rudarius ercodes Jordan & Fowler 1902. Type by original designation (also monotypic). •Valid as Rudarius Jordan & Fowler 1902 -- (Hutchins 1977:49 [ref. 2283], Matsuura 1979:165 [ref. 7019], Tyler 1980:176 [ref. 4477], Arai 1983:200 [ref. 14249], Aboussouan & Leis 1984:452 [ref. 13661], Matsuura in Masuda et al. 1984:361 [ref. 6441], Matsuura 1989 [ref. 12751], Lindberg et al. 1997:83 [ref. 23547], Hutchins 2001:3932 [ref. 26316], Allen et al. 2006:1897 [ref. 29098], Matsuura 2014:13 [ref. 33576], Fricke et al. 2019:329 [ref. 36673]). Current status: Valid as Rudarius Jordan & Fowler 1902. Monacanthidae.

Scobinichthys Whitley [G. P.] 1931:332 Masc. Balistes granulata Shaw 1790. Type by original designation (also monotypic). •Valid as Scobinichthys Whitley 1931 -- (Matsuura 1979:165 [ref. 7019], Tyler 1980:178 [ref. 4477], Arai 1983:200 [ref. 14249], Gomon et al. 1994:889 [ref. 22532], Hutchins 2001:3933 [ref. 26316], Allen et al. 2006:1897 [ref. 29098], Hutchins 2008:840 [ref. 30658], Matsuura 2014:13 [ref. 33576]). Current status: Valid as Scobinichthys Whitley 1931. Monacanthidae.

Scurrilichthys (subgenus of Arotrolepis) Fraser-Brunner [A.] 1941:184 Masc. Arotrolepis (Scurrilichthys) barbarae Fraser-Brunner 1941. Type by original designation (also monotypic). •Synonym of Paramonacanthus Bleeker 1865 -- (Hutchins 1997:2 [ref. 23117]). Current status: Synonym of Paramonacanthus Bleeker 1865. Monacanthidae.

Stephanolepis Gill [T. N.] 1861:78 Fem. Monacanthus setifer Bennett 1831. Type by original designation (also monotypic). Misspelled Stenophanolepis in Andreata & Séret 1996:590 [ref. 16204]. •Valid as Stephanolepis Gill 1861 -- (Berry & Vogele 1961:67 [ref. 19549], Tortonese 1973:643 [ref. 7192], Matsuura 1979:164 [ref. 7019], Tyler 1980:176 [ref. 4477], Arai 1983:199 [ref. 14249], Aboussouan & Leis 1984:452 [ref. 13661], Matsuura in Masuda et al. 1984:359 [ref. 6441], Tortonese in Whitehead et al. 1986:1338 [ref. 13677], Lindberg et al. 1997:80 [ref. 23547], Castro-Aguirre et al. 1999:504 [ref. 24550], Hutchins 2001:3932 [ref. 26316], Matsuura 2003:1972 [ref. 27119], Parin 2003:S33 [ref. 28536], Lipej & Dulčić 2010:75 [ref. 36649], Matsuura 2014:13 [ref. 33576], Parin et al. 2014:551 [ref. 33547], Fricke et al. 2018:381 [ref. 35805], Golani & Fricke 2018:180 [ref. 36273]). Current status: Valid as Stephanolepis Gill 1861. Monacanthidae.

Tantalisor Whitley [G. P.] 1947:146 Masc. Tantalisor pauciradiatus Whitley 1947. Type by original designation (also monotypic). •Synonym of Scobinichthys Whitley 1931. Current status: Synonym of Scobinichthys Whitley 1931. Monacanthidae.

Thamnaconus Smith [J. L. B.] 1949:404 Masc. Cantherines arenaceus Barnard 1927. Type by original designation. •Valid as Thamnaconus Smith 1949 -- (Matsuura in Masuda et al. 1984:360 [ref. 6441], Hutchins & Matsuura 1984 [ref. 7092], Hutchins 1986:886 [ref. 5673], Gomon et al. 1994:890 [ref. 22532], Matsuura & Tyler 1997:191 [ref. 23219], Lindberg et al. 1997:85 [ref. 23547], Hutchins 2001:3933 [ref. 26316], Parin 2003:S33 [ref. 28536], Allen et al. 2006:1898 [ref. 29098], Hutchins 2008:841 [ref. 30658], Matsuura 2014:13 [ref. 33576], Parin et al. 2014:551 [ref. 33547], Stewart & Roberts 2015:1722 [ref. 34322], Dyldin & Orlov 2017:201 [ref. 35257], Motomura et al. 2017:234 [ref. 35490], Fricke et al. 2018:382 [ref. 35805], Golani & Fricke 2018:180 [ref. 36273]). Current status: Valid as Thamnaconus Smith 1949. Monacanthidae.

Tobinia Whitley [G. P.] 1933:47 Fem. Tobinia paragaudata Whitley 1933. Type by monotypy. Not available from this date, no separate generic description, and combined description does not meet requirements of Art. 13.4. Subsequent publication in an available way not investigated. •Synonym of Acanthaluteres Bleeker 1865 -- (Parenti 2021:663 [ref. 38921]). Current status: Synonym of Acanthaluteres Bleeker 1865. Monacanthidae.

Trichoderma (subgenus of Monocanthus) Swainson [W.] 1839:194, 328 Neut. Balistes scopas Cuvier 1829. Type by subsequent designation. Genus should have been Monacanthus. Type species available from footnote, based on Lacepède 1798, Pl. 17 (fig. 3). Type designated by Swain 1882:283 [ref. 5966]. •Synonym of Amanses Gray 1835 -- (Randall 1964:333 [ref. 3148]). Current status: Synonym of Amanses Gray 1835. Monacanthidae.

Unicornis Catesby [M.] 1771:19 Masc. Not available, published in a rejected work on Official Index (Opinion 89, Opinion 259). Suppressed. Monacanthidae.

Weerutta Scott [T. D.] 1962:310 Fem. Weerutta ovalis Scott 1962. Type by monotypy. •Synonym of Eubalichthys Whitley 1930 -- (Hutchins 1977:55 [ref. 2283]). Current status: Synonym of Eubalichthys Whitley 1930. Monacanthidae.


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