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Lagomorpha MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Lagomorpha
Tree Number(s)
B01.050.150.900.649.313.968
Unique ID
D007793
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D007793
Scope Note
An order of small mammals comprising two families, Ochotonidae (pikas) and Leporidae (RABBITS and HARES). Head and body length ranges from about 125 mm to 750 mm. Hares and rabbits have a short tail, and the pikas lack a tail. Rabbits are born furless and with both eyes and ears closed. HARES are born fully haired with eyes and ears open. All are vegetarians. (From Nowak, Walker's Mammals of the World, 5th ed, p539-41)
Entry Term(s)
Lagomorphs
Leporidae
Ochotona
Ochotonidae
Pikas
Registry Number
txid9975
Related Numbers
txid9976
txid9977
txid9979
Public MeSH Note
91; was see under MAMMALS 1975-90; was see under RABBITS 1963-74
Online Note
use RABBITS to search LAGOMORPHA 1966-74
History Note
91(75); was see under MAMMALS 1975-90; was see under RABBITS 1963-74
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2020/08/13
Lagomorpha Preferred
Leporidae Narrower
Pikas Narrower
Ochotona Narrower
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