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Palaeognathae MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Palaeognathae
Tree Number(s)
B01.050.150.900.248.600
Unique ID
D046108
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D046108
Scope Note
A superorder of large, mostly flightless birds, named for their distinctive PALATE morphology. It includes the orders Apterygiformes, Casuriiformes, Dinornithiformes, RHEIFORMES; STRUTHIONIFORMES and Tinamiformes.
Entry Term(s)
Kiwi Bird
Ratites
Registry Number
txid8783
Related Numbers
txid8821
Public MeSH Note
2005; for KIWI BIRD see RATITES 2002-2004; for RATITES see RATITES 1999-2004
History Note
2005
Date Established
2005/01/01
Date of Entry
2004/07/07
Revision Date
2020/09/02
Palaeognathae Preferred
Ratites Narrower
Kiwi Bird Narrower
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