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Cuniculidae MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Cuniculidae
Tree Number(s)
B01.050.150.900.649.313.992.373
Unique ID
D065469
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D065469
Annotation
do not confuse entry term AGOUTIDAE with AGOUTIS see DASYPROCTIDAE
Scope Note
A family of large (20 to 30 inches long) plant eating rodents found in Central and South America. They are nearly tailless and have chunky bodies, dark brown fur with spotted lines along their sides and back, with stout legs and hind limbs that are longer than the forelimbs, and a large, square head with short ears.
Entry Term(s)
Agouti paca
Agoutidae
Cuniculus
Cuniculus paca
Lowland Paca
Pacas
Registry Number
txid723806
Related Numbers
txid108852
txid723807
Previous Indexing
Rodentia (1970-2014)
Public MeSH Note
2015
History Note
2015
Date Established
2015/01/01
Date of Entry
2014/06/26
Revision Date
2020/08/13
Cuniculidae Preferred
Cuniculus Narrower
Cuniculus paca Narrower
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