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Insecta MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Insecta
Tree Number(s)
B01.050.500.131.617
Unique ID
D007313
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D007313
Annotation
general or unspecified; prefer specifics; for killing insects with insecticides, see note at INSECTICIDES
Scope Note
Members of the phylum ARTHROPODA composed or organisms characterized by division into three parts: head, thorax, and abdomen. They are the dominant group of animals on earth with several hundred thousand different kinds. Three orders, HEMIPTERA; DIPTERA; and SIPHONAPTERA; are of medical interest in that they cause disease in humans and animals. (From Borror et al., An Introduction to the Study of Insects, 4th ed, p1).
Entry Term(s)
Insects
Registry Number
txid50557
Public MeSH Note
2018; see INSECTS 1966-2017
History Note
2018(1966)
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2020/08/13
Insecta Preferred
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