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Descriptor English: Decapoda
Descriptor Spanish: Decápodos
Descriptor Portuguese: Decápodes
Descriptor French: Without translation
Entry term(s): Crustacean, Decapod
Crustaceans, Decapod
Decapod
Decapod Crustacean
Decapod Crustaceans
Decapodas (Crustacea)
Decapods
Rock Shrimp
Rock Shrimps
Shrimp, Rock
Shrimps, Rock
Sicyonia
Sicyoniidae
Tree number(s): B01.050.500.131.365.190
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D033364
Scope note: The largest order of CRUSTACEA, comprising over 10,000 species. They are characterized by three pairs of thoracic appendages modified as maxillipeds, and five pairs of thoracic legs. The order includes the familiar shrimps, crayfish (ASTACOIDEA), true crabs (BRACHYURA), and lobsters (NEPHROPIDAE and PALINURIDAE), among others.
Annotation: as animal & food; as food coordinate with SHELLFISH; note entry term ROCK SHRIMP: several other shrimp terms are available; unspecified shrimp as food is probably PENAEIDAE
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: Crustacea (1966-2002)
Public MeSH Note: 2003
History Note: 2020 (2003); was DECAPODA (CRUSTACEA) 2003-2019
DeCS ID: 13170
Unique ID: D033364
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 2003/01/01
Date of Entry: 2002/07/03
Revision Date: 2019/03/04
Decapoda - Preferred
Concept UI M0402385
Scope note The largest order of CRUSTACEA, comprising over 10,000 species. They are characterized by three pairs of thoracic appendages modified as maxillipeds, and five pairs of thoracic legs. The order includes the familiar shrimps, crayfish (ASTACOIDEA), true crabs (BRACHYURA), and lobsters (NEPHROPIDAE and PALINURIDAE), among others.
Preferred term Decapoda
Entry term(s) Crustacean, Decapod
Crustaceans, Decapod
Decapod
Decapod Crustacean
Decapod Crustaceans
Decapodas (Crustacea)
Decapods
Sicyoniidae - Narrower
Concept UI M0402387
Scope note Family of rock shrimp, in the order DECAPODA.
Preferred term Sicyoniidae
Entry term(s) Rock Shrimp
Rock Shrimps
Shrimp, Rock
Shrimps, Rock
Sicyonia - Narrower
Concept UI M0402386
Scope note Genus of marine shrimp, in the family Sicyoniidae.
Preferred term Sicyonia



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