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Insects
MeSH HeadingInsects
Tree NumberB01.050.500.131.617
Annotationgeneral or unspecified; prefer specifics; for killing insects with insecticides, see note at INSECTICIDES
Scope NoteThe class Insecta, in the phylum ARTHROPODA, whose members are characterized by division into three parts: head, thorax, and abdomen. They are the dominant group of animals on earth; several hundred thousand different kinds having been described. Three orders, HEMIPTERA; DIPTERA; and SIPHONAPTERA; are of medical interest in that they cause disease in humans and animals. (From Borror et al., An Introduction to the Study of Insects, 4th ed, p1)
Entry TermInsecta
Allowable QualifiersAH CH CL CY DE EM EN GD GE IM ME MI PH PS PY RE UL VI
Date of Entry19990101
Unique IDD007313


MeSH Tree Structures

 
Eukaryota [B01]
   Animals [B01.050]
      Invertebrates [B01.050.500]
         Arthropods [B01.050.500.131]
Arachnida [B01.050.500.131.166]  +
Crustacea [B01.050.500.131.365]  +
Horseshoe Crabs [B01.050.500.131.450]
Arrow pointing to current tree nodeInsects [B01.050.500.131.617]
Beetles [B01.050.500.131.617.069]  +
Cockroaches [B01.050.500.131.617.140]  +
Diptera [B01.050.500.131.617.289]  +
Hemiptera [B01.050.500.131.617.412]  +
Hymenoptera [B01.050.500.131.617.479]  +
Isoptera [B01.050.500.131.617.485]
Lepidoptera [B01.050.500.131.617.561]  +
Mantodea [B01.050.500.131.617.590]
Orthoptera [B01.050.500.131.617.678]  +
Phthiraptera [B01.050.500.131.617.690]  +
Siphonaptera [B01.050.500.131.617.750]  +
Thysanoptera [B01.050.500.131.617.800]

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