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Descriptor in English: Coleoptera
Descriptor in Spanish: Escarabajos
Descriptor in Portuguese: Besouros
Descriptor in French: Coléoptères
Entry term(s): Beetle
Beetles
Tree number(s): B01.050.500.131.617.720.500.500.375
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
History Note: 2018(1963)
DeCS UI: 1536
Descriptor UI: D001517
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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