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Descriptor English: Astacoidea
Descriptor Spanish: Astacoidea
Descriptor Portuguese: Astacoidea
Descriptor French: Astacoidea
Entry term(s): Astacoideas
Astacus
Crayfish
Crayfishs
Procambarus
Tree number(s): B01.050.500.131.365.190.070
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D003400
Scope note: A superfamily of various freshwater CRUSTACEA, in the infraorder Astacidea, comprising the crayfish. Common genera include Astacus and Procambarus. Crayfish resemble lobsters, but are usually much smaller.
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 CRAYFISH 1972-2002
History Note: 2003 (1972)
DeCS ID: 3417
Unique ID: D003400
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Date Established: 1972/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2009/07/06
Astacoidea - Preferred
Concept UI M0005291
Scope note A superfamily of various freshwater CRUSTACEA, in the infraorder Astacidea, comprising the crayfish. Common genera include Astacus and Procambarus. Crayfish resemble lobsters, but are usually much smaller.
Preferred term Astacoidea
Entry term(s) Astacoideas
Crayfish
Crayfishs
Procambarus - Narrower
Concept UI M0402523
Scope note Genus in the family Cambaridae.
Preferred term Procambarus
Astacus - Narrower
Concept UI M0402524
Scope note Genus in the family Astacidae.
Preferred term Astacus



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