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Descriptor in English: Holometabola
Descriptor in Spanish: Holometabola
Descriptor in Portuguese: Holometábolos
Descriptor in French: Holometabola
Tree number(s): B01.050.500.131.617.720.500.500
Scope note: A superorder of insects within the NEOPTERA that go through metamorphosis from egg to larva, pupa, and adult stages. Orders of MOSQUITOES; BEES; BUTTERFLIES; and FLEAS belong to this group.
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: 2018
DeCS UI: 56897
Descriptor UI: D000074748
Date Established: 2018/01/01
Date of Entry: 2017/07/11
Revision Date: 2017/05/05
Holometabola - Preferred
Concept UI M000627387
Scope note A superorder of insects within the NEOPTERA that go through metamorphosis from egg to larva, pupa, and adult stages. Orders of MOSQUITOES; BEES; BUTTERFLIES; and FLEAS belong to this group.
Preferred term Holometabola



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