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Descriptor in English: Scandentia
Descriptor in Spanish: Escandentios
Descriptor in Portuguese: Escandêntias
Descriptor in French: Scandentia
Entry term(s): Scandentias
Tree number(s): B01.050.150.900.649.313.996
Scope note: An order of the class MAMMALS that consists of one family, TUPAIIDAE (tree shrews), 5 genera (one of which is TUPAIA), and 16 species. Their recent distribution is from India to the Philippines, southern China to Java, Borneo, Sumatra, Bali, and other islands in those regions.
Allowable Qualifiers: AB abnormalities
AH anatomy & histology
BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CL classification
EM embryology
GD growth & development
GE genetics
IM immunology
IN injuries
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
PH physiology
PS parasitology
PX psychology
SU surgery
UR urine
VI virology
History Note: 92
DeCS UI: 29826
Descriptor UI: D016675
Date Established: 1992/01/01
Date of Entry: 1991/01/25
Revision Date: 2017/07/12
Scandentia - Preferred
Concept UI M0025408
Scope note An order of the class MAMMALS that consists of one family, TUPAIIDAE (tree shrews), 5 genera (one of which is TUPAIA), and 16 species. Their recent distribution is from India to the Philippines, southern China to Java, Borneo, Sumatra, Bali, and other islands in those regions.
Preferred term Scandentia
Entry term(s) Scandentias



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