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Unionidae MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Unionidae
Tree Number(s)
B01.050.500.644.080.850
Unique ID
D049876
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D049876
Annotation
as animal & food; general or unspecified; prefer specifics; as food, coordinate IM with SHELLFISH (IM)
Scope Note
A family of freshwater mussels in the class BIVALVIA. They differ from ZEBRA MUSSELS in that they are larger and posses a larval stage called glochidia, which requires attachment to the GILLS or fins of particular species of FISHES.
Entry Term(s)
Mussels, Native
Unionids
Registry Number
txid47526
Previous Indexing
Mollusca (1971-2005)
Public MeSH Note
2006
History Note
2006
Date Established
2006/01/01
Date of Entry
2005/06/30
Revision Date
2020/08/13
Unionidae Preferred
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