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Columbidae MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Columbidae
Tree Number(s)
B01.050.150.900.248.165.150
Unique ID
D010856
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D010856
Scope Note
Family in the order COLUMBIFORMES, comprised of pigeons or doves. They are BIRDS with short legs, stout bodies, small heads, and slender bills. Some sources call the smaller species doves and the larger pigeons, but the names are interchangeable.
Entry Term(s)
Columba livia
Domestic Pigeons
Doves
Feral Pigeons
Pigeons
Rock Doves
Rock Pigeons
Registry Number
txid8930
Related Numbers
txid8932
Previous Indexing
Birds (1966-1967)
Poultry (1966-1967)
Public MeSH Note
2005; see PIGEONS 1968-2004
History Note
2005 (1968)
Date Established
1968/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2020/08/13
Columbidae Preferred
Columba livia Narrower
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