Epithelantha Weber ex Britton & Rose, The Cactaceae; descriptions and illustrations of plants of the cactus family 3: 92, 1922

Epithelantha bokei L.D. Benson, Cactus and Succulent Journal [U. S. ] 41: 185, 1969

Epithelantha bokei v. unguispina Mesa Garden Cat. 2000 

Epithelantha chihuahuensis  

Epithelantha densispina H. Bravo Hollis, Anales del Instituto de Biologia de la Universidad Nacional de Mexico 22 (1): 19, 1951

Epithelantha dickisoniaea  

Epithelantha greggii Orcutt, Cactography, 5, 1926

Epithelantha micromeris (Engelmann) F.A.C. Weber, Bois, Dict. Hort. 2. 804; et ex Britton & Rose, Cactac. 3. 93 (1922), 1898

Epithelantha micromeris f. elongata (Backeberg) H. Bravo Hollis, Cact. Suc. Mex., 25 (3): 65: 1980

Epithelantha micromeris ssp. greggii (Engelmann) Borg, Cactaceae Consensus Initiatives, 5: 12: 1998

Epithelantha micromeris ssp. micromeris  

Epithelantha micromeris ssp. pachyrhiza (W.T. Marshall) N.P. Taylor, Cactaceae Consensus Initiatives, 5: 13: 1944

Epithelantha micromeris ssp. polycephala (Backeberg) C. Glass, Guía Identific. Cact. Amenazadas México, 1: Ep/mi ssp. polycephala (1998 publ.): 1997

Epithelantha micromeris ssp. unguispina (Boedeker) Backeberg, Cactaceae Consensus Initiatives, 5: 12: 1998

Epithelantha micromeris v. bokei (Benson) C. Glass & R. Foster, Cact. Succ. J. (U. S. A.), 50 (4): 185, 1978

Epithelantha micromeris v. caespitosa Y. Ito, The Cactaceae: 529, as 'caespitusa' without type, 1981

Epithelantha micromeris v. densispina (H. Bravo Hollis) Backeberg, Cactus (Paris) 9 (39): 31, 1954

Epithelantha micromeris v. fungifera  

Epithelantha micromeris v. longispina Y. Ito, The Cactaceae: 530, without latin descr. or type, 1981

Epithelantha micromeris v. neomexicana  

Epithelantha micromeris v. rufispina (H. Bravo Hollis) Backeberg, Cactus (Paris) 9 (40): 57, 1954

Epithelantha micromeris v. texensis  

Epithelantha micromeris v. typica Croizat, Desert Pl. Life 15: 139., 1943

Epithelantha neomexicana

Epithelantha pachyrhiza (W.T. Marshall) Backeberg, Cactus (Paris) 9 (39): 31, 1954

Epithelantha pachyrhiza v. elongata Backeberg, Cactus (Paris) no. 39: 32., 1954

Epithelantha polycephala Backeberg, Cactus, Paris, No. 39, 32; et No. 40, 62 (1954); cf. Backeb. Cactac. Handb. Kakteenk. 5. 2918 (1961), 1954

Epithelantha rufispina H. Bravo Hollis, Anales del Instituto de Biologia de la Universidad Nacional de Mexico 22: 22, 1951

Epithelantha spinosior C. Schmoll, An. Inst. Biol., Mexico, 22. 11., 1951

Epithelantha unguispina