aeroplankton

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aer·o·plank·ton

(ār-ō-plank'tŏn),
An organism or a living substance carried by air, for example, a bacterium, pollen, or grain.
[aero- + G. planktos, ntr. -on, wandering]

aeroplankton

any organisms such as pollen, spores, small insects or other small animals drifting subject to air currents above ground level.
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Swifts feed on so-called aerial plankton, bugs and spiders that are swept into the sky by high winds.
In the air over a heavily infested field, whiteflies look like aerial plankton," he says.
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