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Simuliidae MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Simuliidae
Tree Number(s)
B01.050.500.131.617.720.500.500.750.712.500.937
Unique ID
D012843
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D012843
Annotation
for killing Simuliidae with insecticides, see note at INSECTICIDES; buffalo gnats are indexed here
Scope Note
A family of insects in the order DIPTERA, which include black flies, buffalo gnats and simulies. Several species are intermediate hosts (vectors) for the parasitic disease ONCHOCERCIASIS.
Entry Term(s)
Black Flies
Blackflies
Simulium
Registry Number
txid7190
Related Numbers
txid7191
Previous Indexing
Diptera (1966-1983)
Public MeSH Note
84
History Note
84
Date Established
1984/01/01
Date of Entry
1983/06/06
Revision Date
2020/08/13
Simuliidae Preferred
Simulium Narrower
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