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Copepoda MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Copepoda
Tree Number(s)
B01.050.500.131.365.160
Unique ID
D033342
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D033342
Scope Note
A huge subclass of mostly marine CRUSTACEA, containing over 14,000 species. The 10 orders comprise both planktonic and benthic organisms, and include both free-living and parasitic forms. Planktonic copepods form the principle link between PHYTOPLANKTON and the higher trophic levels of the marine food chains.
Entry Term(s)
Calanoida
Copepods
Cyclopoida
Harpacticoida
Lepeophtheirus salmonis
Mesocyclops
Salmon Louse
Siphonostomatoida
Registry Number
txid6830
Related Numbers
txid245081
txid41212
txid6833
txid72033
txid72036
txid84308
Previous Indexing
Crustacea (1965-2002)
Public MeSH Note
2003; for Siphonostomatoida see Siphonostomatotoida 2003
History Note
2003
Date Established
2003/01/01
Date of Entry
2002/07/03
Revision Date
2020/08/13
Copepoda Preferred
Cyclopoida Narrower
Harpacticoida Narrower
Siphonostomatoida Narrower
Mesocyclops Narrower
Calanoida Narrower
Lepeophtheirus salmonis Narrower
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