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Thoracica MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Thoracica
Tree Number(s)
B01.050.500.131.365.880
Unique ID
D001468
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D001468
Scope Note
A superorder of marine CRUSTACEA, free swimming in the larval state, but permanently fixed as adults. There are some 800 described species, grouped in several genera, and comprising of two major orders of barnacles: stalked (Pedunculata) and sessile (Sessilia).
Entry Term(s)
Balanus
Barnacles
Pedunculata
Sessilia
Registry Number
txid6676
Related Numbers
txid116166
txid116167
txid6677
Previous Indexing
Crustacea (1966-1971)
Public MeSH Note
2003; see BARNACLES 1972-2002
History Note
2003 (1972)
Date Established
1972/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2020/08/13
Thoracica Preferred
Pedunculata Narrower
Sessilia Narrower
Balanus Narrower
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