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Descriptor in English: Thoracica
Descriptor in Spanish: Thoracica
Descriptor in Portuguese: Thoracica
Descriptor in French: Thoracica
Entry term(s): Balanus
Barnacle
Barnacles
Pedunculata
Pedunculatas
Sessilia
Sessilias
Thoracicas
Tree number(s): B01.050.500.131.365.880
Scope note: A superorder of marine CRUSTACEA, free swimming in the larval state, but permanently fixed as adults. There are some 800 described species, grouped in several genera, and comprising of two major orders of barnacles: stalked (Pedunculata) and sessile (Sessilia).
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
History Note: 2003 (1972)
DeCS UI: 1489
Descriptor UI: D001468
Date Established: 1972/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2009/07/06
Thoracica - Preferred
Concept UI M0002184
Scope note A superorder of marine CRUSTACEA, free swimming in the larval state, but permanently fixed as adults. There are some 800 described species, grouped in several genera, and comprising of two major orders of barnacles: stalked (Pedunculata) and sessile (Sessilia).
Preferred term Thoracica
Entry term(s) Barnacle
Barnacles
Thoracicas
Pedunculata - Narrower
Concept UI M0402148
Preferred term Pedunculata
Entry term(s) Pedunculatas
Sessilia - Narrower
Concept UI M0402149
Preferred term Sessilia
Entry term(s) Sessilias
Balanus - Narrower
Concept UI M0402150
Scope note Genus in the family Balanidae, order Sessilia.
Preferred term Balanus



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