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Dasyproctidae MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Dasyproctidae
Tree Number(s)
B01.050.150.900.649.313.992.419
Unique ID
D065468
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D065468
Annotation
do not confuse entry term Agoutis with AGOUTIDAE see CUNICULIDAE
Scope Note
A family of Central and South American plant-eating rodents comprising the agoutis (Dasyprocta) and acouchis (Myoprocta). They look similar to guinea pigs (CAVIA) but are larger and have longer legs. Their fur is reddish or dark brown.
Entry Term(s)
Acouchis
Agoutis
Brazilian Agoutis
Dasyprocta
Dasyprocta leporina
Green Acouchi
Myoprocta
Myoprocta acouchy
Myoprocta pratti
Red Acouchi
Registry Number
txid30646
Related Numbers
txid181542
txid34845
txid42152
txid43317
txid43318
Previous Indexing
Rodentia (1967-2014)
Public MeSH Note
2015
History Note
2015
Date Established
2015/01/01
Date of Entry
2014/06/26
Revision Date
2020/08/13
Dasyproctidae Preferred
Myoprocta pratti Narrower
Myoprocta Narrower
Myoprocta acouchy Narrower
Dasyprocta Narrower
Dasyprocta leporina Narrower
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