Ancistrocactus Britton & Rose, The Cactaceae; descriptions and illustrations of plants of the cactus family 4: 3, 1923

Ancistrocactus brevihamatus (Engelmann) Britton & Rose, The Cactaceae; descriptions and illustrations of plants of the cactus family 4: 5, f. 3, 1923

Ancistrocactus crassihamatus (F.A.C. Weber) L.D. Benson, Cactus and Succulent Journal [U. S. ] 41: 188, 1969

Ancistrocactus mathssonii (Berge ex K. Schumann) A.B. Doweld, Sukkulent (Moscow), 1999 (1): 29: , 1999

Ancistrocactus megarhizus (Rose) Britton & Rose, The Cactaceae; descriptions and illustrations of plants of the cactus family 4: 4, f. 1, 1923

Ancistrocactus scheeri (Salm-Dyck) Britton & Rose, The Cactaceae; descriptions and illustrations of plants of the cactus family 4: 4-5, f. 2, t. 2, f. 2, 1923

Ancistrocactus scheeri f. brevihamatus (Engelmann) Krainz, Kat. ZSS, ed. 2 35, 1967

Ancistrocactus scheeri f. megarhizus (Rose) Krainz, Kat. ZSS, ed. 2 35, 1967

Ancistrocactus scheeri ssp. tobuschii (W.T. Marshall) A.B. Doweld, Sukkulent (Moscow), 1999 (1): 29: , 1999

Ancistrocactus tobuschii (W. T. Marshall) Backeberg ex L.Benson, Cact. Suc. Mex., 11 (1): 4, as 'W. T. Marshall ex Backeberg', 1966

Ancistrocactus uncinatus (Galeotti) L.D. Benson, Cactus and Succulent Journal [U. S. ] 41 (4): 188, 1969

Ancistrocactus uncinatus v. wrightii (Engelmann) L.D. Benson, Cactus and Succulent Journal [U. S. ] 41 (4): 188, 1969