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Fireflies MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Fireflies
Tree Number(s)
B01.050.500.131.617.720.500.500.375.307
Unique ID
D048888
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D048888
Scope Note
The family Lampyidae, which are bioluminescent BEETLES. They contain FIREFLY LUCIFERIN and LUCIFERASES. Oxidation of firefly luciferin results in luminescence.
Entry Term(s)
Firefly
Lampyridae
Luciola
Photinus
Registry Number
txid7049
Related Numbers
txid7050
txid7053
Previous Indexing
Beetles (1965-2004)
Public MeSH Note
2005; see BEETLES 1993-2004
History Note
2005; use BEETLES 1993-2004
Date Established
2005/01/01
Date of Entry
2004/07/15
Revision Date
2020/08/13
Fireflies Preferred
Luciola Narrower
Photinus Narrower
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