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Astacoidea MeSH Descriptor Data 2024


MeSH Heading
Astacoidea
Tree Number(s)
B01.050.500.131.365.190.070
Unique ID
D003400
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D003400
Annotation
as animal & food; IM; as food, coord IM with SHELLFISH (IM)
Scope Note
A superfamily of various freshwater CRUSTACEA, in the infraorder Astacidea, comprising the crayfish. Common genera include Astacus and Procambarus. Crayfish resemble lobsters, but are usually much smaller.
Entry Term(s)
Astacus
Crayfish
Procambarus
Registry Number
txid6724
Related Numbers
txid6714
txid6726
Previous Indexing
Crustacea (1966-1971)
Public MeSH Note
2003; see CRAYFISH 1972-2002
History Note
2003 (1972)
Date Established
1972/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2020/08/13
Astacoidea Preferred
Procambarus Narrower
Astacus Narrower
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