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Spheniscidae MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Spheniscidae
Tree Number(s)
B01.050.150.900.248.860
Unique ID
D046429
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D046429
Scope Note
The sole family in the order Sphenisciformes, comprised of 17 species of penguins in six genera. They are flightless seabirds of the Southern Hemisphere, highly adapted for marine life.
Entry Term(s)
Penguins
Sphenisciformes
Registry Number
txid9231
Related Numbers
txid9230
Previous Indexing
Birds (1963-2004)
Public MeSH Note
2005
History Note
2005
Date Established
2005/01/01
Date of Entry
2004/07/07
Revision Date
2020/08/13
Spheniscidae Preferred
Sphenisciformes Broader
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