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Descriptor English: Siphonaptera
Descriptor Spanish: Siphonaptera
Descriptor Portuguese: Sifonápteros
Descriptor French: Siphonaptera
Entry term(s): Aphaniptera
Flea
Fleas
Tree number(s): B01.050.500.131.617.720.500.500.968
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D005423
Scope note: An order of parasitic, blood-sucking, wingless INSECTS with the common name of fleas.
Annotation: infestation = FLEA INFESTATIONS; for killing Siphonaptera 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
Public MeSH Note: 2011; see FLEAS 1980-2010, see SIPHONAPTERA 1975-1979, see FLEAS 1963-1974
History Note: 2011(1963)
DeCS ID: 5558
Unique ID: D005423
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 2011/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2017/05/22
Siphonaptera - Preferred
Concept UI M0008555
Scope note An order of parasitic, blood-sucking, wingless INSECTS with the common name of fleas.
Preferred term Siphonaptera
Entry term(s) Aphaniptera
Flea
Fleas



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