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Descriptor English: Coleoptera
Descriptor Spanish: Escarabajos
Descriptor Portuguese: Besouros
Descriptor French: Coléoptères
Entry term(s): Beetle
Beetles
Tree number(s): B01.050.500.131.617.720.500.500.375
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D001517
Scope note: Order of winged insects also known as beetles comprising over 350,000 species in 150 families. They possess hard bodies with mouthparts adapted for chewing.
Annotation: for killing beetles with insecticides, see note at INSECTICIDES
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
Public MeSH Note: 2018; see BEETLES 1963-2017
History Note: 2018(1963)
DeCS ID: 1536
Unique ID: D001517
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1963/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2017/07/11
Coleoptera - Preferred
Concept UI M0002279
Scope note Order of winged insects also known as beetles comprising over 350,000 species in 150 families. They possess hard bodies with mouthparts adapted for chewing.
Preferred term Coleoptera
Entry term(s) Beetle
Beetles



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