Loading...
Header Logo
Keywords
Last Name
Institution

Decapoda (Crustacea)

"Decapoda (Crustacea)" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

expand / collapse MeSH information
The largest order of CRUSTACEA, comprising over 10,000 species. They are characterized by three pairs of thoracic appendages modified as maxillipeds, and five pairs of thoracic legs. The order includes the familiar shrimps, crayfish (ASTACOIDEA), true crabs (BRACHYURA), and lobsters (NEPHROPIDAE and PALINURIDAE), among others.


expand / collapse publications
This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Decapoda (Crustacea)" by people in this website by year, and whether "Decapoda (Crustacea)" was a major or minor topic of these publications.
To see the data from this visualization as text, click here.
_