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Isopoda MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Isopoda
Tree Number(s)
B01.050.500.131.365.400
Unique ID
D033321
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D033321
Scope Note
One of the largest orders of mostly marine CRUSTACEA, containing over 10,000 species. Like AMPHIPODA, the other large order in the superorder Peracarida, members are shrimp-like in appearance, have sessile compound eyes, and no carapace. But unlike Amphipoda, they possess abdominal pleopods (modified as gills) and their bodies are dorsoventrally flattened.
Entry Term(s)
Isopods
Registry Number
txid29979
Previous Indexing
Crustacea (1966-2002)
Public MeSH Note
2003
History Note
2003
Date Established
2003/01/01
Date of Entry
2002/07/03
Revision Date
2020/08/13
Isopoda Preferred
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