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Ephemeroptera MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Ephemeroptera
Tree Number(s)
B01.050.500.131.617.720.750.500
Unique ID
D065133
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D065133
Annotation
for killing Ephemeroptera with insecticides, see note at INSECTICIDES
Scope Note
An Order of aquatic INSECTS comprising about 2,500 species worldwide. It is the only insect group with two flying stages, each with relatively large forewings. The immature stage called "naiad" or "nymph" lasts one year in fresh water, and the adult stage is shortlived, lasting from a few minutes to a few days, depending on the species. The Ephemeroptera includes mayflies (also called shadflies)
Entry Term(s)
Mayflies
Mayfly
Registry Number
txid30073
Previous Indexing
Insects (1963-2014)
Public MeSH Note
2015
History Note
2015
Date Established
2015/01/01
Date of Entry
2014/06/26
Revision Date
2020/08/13
Ephemeroptera Preferred
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