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Horseshoe Crabs MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Horseshoe Crabs
Tree Number(s)
B01.050.500.131.450
Unique ID
D006737
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D006737
Scope Note
An arthropod subclass (Xiphosura) comprising the North American (Limulus) and Asiatic (Tachypleus) genera of horseshoe crabs.
Entry Term(s)
Crabs, Horseshoe
Limulus
Limulus polyphemus
Tachypleus
Xiphosura
Registry Number
txid6845
Related Numbers
txid6849
txid6850
txid6851
Previous Indexing
Arachnida (1966-1976)
Arthropods (1966-1976)
Crustacea (1966-1976)
See Also
Limulus Test
Public MeSH Note
78; was LIMULUS see under ARTHROPODS 1977
Online Note
use HORSESHOE CRABS to search LIMULUS 1977
History Note
78; was LIMULUS see under ARTHROPODS 1977
Date Established
1978/01/01
Date of Entry
1976/04/16
Revision Date
2020/08/13
Horseshoe Crabs Preferred
Limulus Related
Limulus polyphemus Narrower
Tachypleus Narrower
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