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Amphipoda MeSH Descriptor Data 2024


MeSH Heading
Amphipoda
Tree Number(s)
B01.050.500.131.365.055
Unique ID
D033304
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D033304
Scope Note
An order of mostly marine CRUSTACEA containing more than 5500 species in over 100 families. Like ISOPODA, the other large order in the superorder Peracarida, members are shrimp-like in appearance, have sessile compound eyes, and no carapace. But unlike Isopoda, they possess thoracic gills and their bodies are laterally compressed.
Entry Term(s)
Amphipods
Previous Indexing
Crustacea (1965-2002)
Public MeSH Note
2003
History Note
2003
Date Established
2003/01/01
Date of Entry
2002/07/02
Revision Date
2020/08/13
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