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Descriptor in English: Anostraca
Descriptor in Spanish: Anostraca
Descriptor in Portuguese: Anostraca
Descriptor in French: Anostraca
Entry term(s): Anostracas
Fairy Shrimp
Fairy Shrimps
Shrimp, Fairy
Shrimps, Fairy
Tree number(s): B01.050.500.131.365.060
Scope note: An order of CRUSTACEA comprised of shrimp-like organisms containing body trunks with at least 20 segments. The are commonly used as aquarium food.
Annotation: note X ref FAIRY SHRIMP: several other shrimp terms are available; check text and MeSH; as animal & food; as food, coord IM with SHELLFISH (IM); unspecified shrimp as food is probably PENAEIDAE
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: 2003
DeCS UI: 36543
Descriptor UI: D033202
Date Established: 2003/01/01
Date of Entry: 2002/07/02
Revision Date: 2009/07/06
Anostraca - Preferred
Concept UI M0402151
Scope note An order of CRUSTACEA comprised of shrimp-like organisms containing body trunks with at least 20 segments. The are commonly used as aquarium food.
Preferred term Anostraca
Entry term(s) Anostracas
Fairy Shrimp
Fairy Shrimps
Shrimp, Fairy
Shrimps, Fairy



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