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Descriptor in English: Odonata
Descriptor in Spanish: Odonata
Descriptor in Portuguese: Odonatos
Descriptor in French: Odonata
Entry term(s): Anisoptera
Anisozygoptera
Anisozygopteras
Damselflies
Dragonflies
Dragonfly
Zygoptera
Zygopteras
Tree number(s): B01.050.500.131.617.720.750.750
Scope note: An order of insects comprising three suborders: Anisoptera, Zygoptera, and Anisozygoptera. They consist of dragonflies and damselflies.
Annotation: for killing Odonata with insecticides, see note at INSECTICIDES
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: 2013
DeCS UI: 54875
Descriptor UI: D063191
Date Established: 2013/01/01
Date of Entry: 2012/07/03
Revision Date: 2017/05/10
Odonata - Preferred
Concept UI M0571860
Scope note An order of insects comprising three suborders: Anisoptera, Zygoptera, and Anisozygoptera. They consist of dragonflies and damselflies.
Preferred term Odonata
Anisozygoptera - Narrower
Concept UI M0571863
Scope note A small suborder of Odonata that has members with intermediate morphology between Anisoptera and Zygoptera suborders.
Preferred term Anisozygoptera
Entry term(s) Anisozygopteras
Zygoptera - Narrower
Concept UI M0571862
Preferred term Zygoptera
Entry term(s) Damselflies
Zygopteras
Anisoptera - Narrower
Concept UI M0571861
Preferred term Anisoptera
Entry term(s) Dragonflies
Dragonfly



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