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Descriptor English: Brachyura
Descriptor Spanish: Braquiuros
Descriptor Brachyura
Entry term(s) braquiuros
cangrejo araña
cangrejo fantasma
cangrejos braquiuros
Scope note: Infraorden de CRUSTÁCEA principalmente marinos, en gran parte carnívoros, del orden DECAPODA, que incluye los géneros Cancer, Uca y Callinectes.
Descriptor Portuguese: Braquiúros
Descriptor French: Brachyura
Entry term(s): Blue Crab
Blue Crabs
Brachyuras
Callinectes sapidus
Carcinus maena
Carcinus maenas
Common Shore Crab
Common Shore Crabs
Crab, Blue
Crab, Common Shore
Crab, European Shore
Crab, Green
Crab, Short-Tailed
Crab, True
Crabs, Blue
Crabs, Common Shore
Crabs, Green
Crabs, Short Tailed
Crabs, Short-Tailed
Crabs, True
European Shore Crab
Green Crab
Green Crabs
Shore Crab, Common
Shore Crab, European
Shore Crabs, Common
Short-Tailed Crab
Short-Tailed Crabs
True Crab
True Crabs
Uca
Ucas
maenas, Carcinus
Tree number(s): B01.050.500.131.365.190.110
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D003386
Scope note: An infraorder of chiefly marine, largely carnivorous CRUSTACEA, in the order DECAPODA, including the genera Cancer, Uca, and Callinectes.
Annotation: as animal & food; IM; as food, coord IM with SHELLFISH (IM)
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 (1966-1971)
Public MeSH Note: 2003; see CRABS 1972-2003
History Note: 2003 (1972)
DeCS ID: 3402
Unique ID: D003386
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1972/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2016/06/28
Brachyura - Preferred
Concept UI M0005275
Scope note An infraorder of chiefly marine, largely carnivorous CRUSTACEA, in the order DECAPODA, including the genera Cancer, Uca, and Callinectes.
Preferred term Brachyura
Entry term(s) Brachyuras
Crab, Short-Tailed
Crab, True
Crabs, Short Tailed
Crabs, Short-Tailed
Crabs, True
Short-Tailed Crab
Short-Tailed Crabs
True Crab
True Crabs
Carcinus maenas - Narrower
Concept UI M0403063
Scope note Species in the genus Carcinus, family Portunidae, order BRACHYURA. Native of Europe, this voracious predator has invaded other continents affecting established habitats.
Preferred term Carcinus maenas
Entry term(s) Carcinus maena
Common Shore Crab
Common Shore Crabs
Crab, Common Shore
Crab, European Shore
Crab, Green
Crabs, Common Shore
Crabs, Green
European Shore Crab
Green Crab
Green Crabs
Shore Crab, Common
Shore Crab, European
Shore Crabs, Common
maenas, Carcinus
Uca - Narrower
Concept UI M0403187
Preferred term Uca
Entry term(s) Ucas
Callinectes sapidus - Narrower
Concept UI M0403064
Scope note Species in the genus Callinectes, family Portunidae, order DECAPODA, found in the Chesapeake Bay.
Preferred term Callinectes sapidus
Entry term(s) Blue Crab
Blue Crabs
Crab, Blue
Crabs, Blue



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