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Cladocera MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Cladocera
Tree Number(s)
B01.050.500.131.365.150
Unique ID
D033361
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D033361
Scope Note
A suborder of CRUSTACEA, order Diplostraca, comprising the water fleas. They are benthic filter feeders that consume PHYTOPLANKTON. The body is laterally compressed and enclosed in a bivalved carapace, from which the head extends.
Entry Term(s)
Water Flea
Registry Number
txid6665
Previous Indexing
Crustacea (1968-2002)
Public MeSH Note
2003
History Note
2003
Date Established
2003/01/01
Date of Entry
2002/07/03
Revision Date
2020/08/13
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