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Cerastes MeSH Descriptor Data 2024


MeSH Heading
Cerastes
Tree Number(s)
B01.050.050.286.875.875.875.250
B01.050.150.900.833.672.125.937.875.250
B01.050.150.900.833.672.562.875.875.250
Unique ID
D000097189
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000097189
Scope Note
A genus of Viperinae found mostly in Africa, Arabia and India with characteristic horny scale over each eye. Cerastes genus includes Saharan sand viper (Cerastes vipera) and horned desert viper (Cerastes cerastes). A desert sidewinder Crotalus cerastes also has horny scale over its eyes but is a species in sister subfamily Crotalinae and found in Southwest American desert.
Registry Number
txid8696
Public MeSH Note
2024; see VIPERIDAE 1994-2023
History Note
2024(1994)
Date Established
2024/01/01
Date of Entry
2023/07/26
Revision Date
2023/05/31
Cerastes Preferred
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