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Descriptor in English: Crustacea
Descriptor in Spanish: Crustáceos
Descriptor in Portuguese: Crustáceos
Descriptor in French: Crustacea
Entry term(s): Crustaceas
Ostracod
Ostracoda
Ostracodas
Ostracods
Tree number(s): B01.050.500.131.365
Scope note: A large subphylum of mostly marine ARTHROPODS containing over 42,000 species. They include familiar arthropods such as lobsters (NEPHROPIDAE), crabs (BRACHYURA), shrimp (PENAEIDAE), and barnacles (THORACICA).
Annotation: as animal & food; IM; GEN or unspecified; prefer specifics; 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
See also the descriptors: Shellfish MeSH
DeCS UI: 3462
Descriptor UI: D003445
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2009/07/06
Crustacea - Preferred
Concept UI M0005370
Scope note A large subphylum of mostly marine ARTHROPODS containing over 42,000 species. They include familiar arthropods such as lobsters (NEPHROPIDAE), crabs (BRACHYURA), shrimp (PENAEIDAE), and barnacles (THORACICA).
Preferred term Crustacea
Entry term(s) Crustaceas
Ostracoda - Narrower
Concept UI M0407710
Scope note A class of bivalves in the subphylum CRUSTACEA.
Preferred term Ostracoda
Entry term(s) Ostracod
Ostracodas
Ostracods



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