NLM Logo

Phthiraptera MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Phthiraptera
Tree Number(s)
B01.050.500.131.617.690
Unique ID
D008003
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D008003
Annotation
infestation = LICE INFESTATIONS; for killing Phthiraptera with insecticides, see note at INSECTICIDES
Scope Note
An order of small, wingless parasitic insects, commonly known as lice. The suborders include ANOPLURA (sucking lice); AMBLYCERA; ISCHNOCERA; and Rhynchophthirina (elephant and warthog lice).
Entry Term(s)
Lice
Louse
Rhyncophthirina
Registry Number
txid85819
Related Numbers
txid85820
See Also
Lice Infestations
Public MeSH Note
2011, 1975-1979; see LICE 1980-2010 & 1963-1974
History Note
2011, 1975-1979
Date Established
2011/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2020/08/13
Phthiraptera Preferred
Rhyncophthirina Narrower
page delivered in 0.153s