Descriptor English: Herpestidae
Descriptor Spanish: Herpestidae
Descriptor Herpestidae
Entry term(s) Crossarchus
mangosta liberiana
mangostas enanas
Scope note: Mamíferos ágiles de vista aguzada, de Asia y África, que se alimentan de roedores y serpientes. Representan a varios géneros de la familia Viverridae.
Descriptor Portuguese: Herpestidae
Descriptor French: Herpestidae
Entry term(s): Crossarchus
Dwarf Mongoose
Dwarf Mongooses
Liberian Mongoose
Mongoose, Dwarf
Mongoose, Liberian
Mongooses, Dwarf
Tree number(s): B01.050.150.900.649.313.750.377.875
RDF Unique Identifier:
Scope note: The family of agile, keen-sighted mongooses of Asia and Africa that feed on RODENTS and SNAKES.
Annotation: note entry terms: MONGOOSE, RING-TAILED; MONGOOSE, BROWN-TAILED; and MALAGASY MONGOOSE see EUPLERIDAE are also available
Allowable Qualifiers: AB abnormalities
AH anatomy & histology
BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CL classification
EM embryology
GD growth & development
GE genetics
IM immunology
IN injuries
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
PH physiology
PS parasitology
PX psychology
SU surgery
UR urine
VI virology
Public MeSH Note: 2005; see MONGOOSES 1998-2004, see MONGOOSE 1991-1997, see CARNIVORA 1975-1990
History Note: 2005 (1975)
DeCS ID: 9179
Unique ID: D008988
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Date Established: 1991/01/01
Date of Entry: 1974/12/12
Revision Date: 2017/07/11
Herpestidae - Preferred
Concept UI M0014013
Scope note The family of agile, keen-sighted mongooses of Asia and Africa that feed on RODENTS and SNAKES.
Preferred term Herpestidae
Entry term(s) Mongoose
Helogale - Narrower
Concept UI M0014016
Preferred term Helogale
Entry term(s) Dwarf Mongoose
Dwarf Mongooses
Mongoose, Dwarf
Mongooses, Dwarf
Liberiictis - Narrower
Concept UI M0014017
Preferred term Liberiictis
Entry term(s) Liberian Mongoose
Mongoose, Liberian
Mungos - Narrower
Concept UI M0014014
Preferred term Mungos
Cusimanses - Narrower
Concept UI M0014015
Preferred term Cusimanses
Entry term(s) Crossarchus
Herpestes - Narrower
Concept UI M0014018
Preferred term Herpestes

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