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Descriptor in English: Herpestidae
Descriptor in Spanish: Herpestidae
Descriptor in Portuguese: Herpestidae
Descriptor in French: Herpestidae
Entry term(s): Crossarchus
Cusimanses
Dwarf Mongoose
Dwarf Mongooses
Helogale
Herpestes
Liberian Mongoose
Liberiictis
Mongoose
Mongoose, Dwarf
Mongoose, Liberian
Mongooses
Mongooses, Dwarf
Mungos
Tree number(s): B01.050.150.900.649.313.750.377.875
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
History Note: 2005 (1975)
DeCS UI: 9179
Descriptor UI: D008988
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
Mongooses
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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