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Descriptor English: Psychodidae
Descriptor Spanish: Psychodidae
Descriptor Portuguese: Psychodidae
Descriptor French: Psychodidae
Entry term(s): Flies, Moth
Flies, Sand
Fly, Moth
Fly, Sand
Lutzomyia
Lutzomyias
Moth Flies
Moth Fly
Phlebotominae
Psychodinae
Sand Flies
Sand Fly
Sandflies
Sandfly
Sergentomyia
Sergentomyias
Tree number(s): B01.050.500.131.617.720.500.500.750.781
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D011576
Scope note: Small, hairy, moth-like flies which are of considerable public health importance as vectors of certain pathogenic organisms. Important disease-related genera are PHLEBOTOMUS, Lutzomyia, and Sergentomyia.
Annotation: do not use /drug eff for insecticides: TN 111
Allowable Qualifiers: AH anatomy & histology
CH chemistry
CL classification
CY cytology
DE drug effects
EM embryology
EN enzymology
GD growth & development
GE genetics
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
PH physiology
PS parasitology
PY pathogenicity
RE radiation effects
UL ultrastructure
VI virology
Previous Indexing: Phlebotomus (1966-1972)
Public MeSH Note: 85; was see SANDFLIES 1975-84; was SANDFLIES see PHLEBOTOMUS 1963-72
Online Note: use PSYCHODIDAE to search SANDFLIES 1973-84; use PHLEBOTOMUS 1966-72
History Note: 85; was see SANDFLIES 1975-84; was SANDFLIES see PHLEBOTOMUS 1963-72
DeCS ID: 12013
Unique ID: D011576
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1973/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2017/07/12
Psychodidae - Preferred
Concept UI M0017996
Scope note Small, hairy, moth-like flies which are of considerable public health importance as vectors of certain pathogenic organisms. Important disease-related genera are PHLEBOTOMUS, Lutzomyia, and Sergentomyia.
Preferred term Psychodidae
Sergentomyia - Narrower
Concept UI M0017998
Preferred term Sergentomyia
Entry term(s) Sergentomyias
Sandflies - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M0017997
Preferred term Sandflies
Entry term(s) Phlebotominae
Sandfly
Sand Flies - Narrower
Concept UI M0018000
Preferred term Sand Flies
Entry term(s) Flies, Sand
Fly, Sand
Sand Fly
Lutzomyia - Narrower
Concept UI M0017995
Preferred term Lutzomyia
Entry term(s) Lutzomyias
Moth Flies - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M0017999
Preferred term Moth Flies
Entry term(s) Flies, Moth
Fly, Moth
Moth Fly
Psychodinae



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