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Chironomidae MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Chironomidae
Tree Number(s)
B01.050.500.131.617.720.500.500.750.712.500.750
Unique ID
D002683
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D002683
Annotation
for killing Chironomidae with insecticides, see note at INSECTICIDES; gall midges: index NEMATOCERA
Scope Note
A family of nonbiting midges, in the order DIPTERA. Salivary glands of the genus Chironomus are used in studies of cellular genetics and biochemistry.
Entry Term(s)
Chironomus
Midges, Nonbiting
Registry Number
txid7149
Related Numbers
txid7150
Previous Indexing
Diptera (1975-1980)
Public MeSH Note
91; see DIPTERA 1981-90
History Note
91(81)
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1980/05/19
Revision Date
2020/08/13
Chironomidae Preferred
Chironomus Related
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