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fau·na

(faw'nă),
The animal forms of a continent, district, locality, or habitat.
[Mod. L. application of Fauna, sister of Faunus, a rural deity]

fauna

/fau·na/ (faw´nah) the collective animal organisms of a given locality.

fauna

(fô′nə)
n. pl. fau·nas or fau·nae (-nē′)
1. (used with a sing. or pl. verb) Animals, especially the animals of a particular region or period, considered as a group.
2. A catalog of the animals of a specific region or period.

fau′nal adj.
fau′nal·ly adv.

fau·na

(faw'nă)
The animal forms of a continent, district, locality, or habitat.
[Mod. L. application of Fauna, sister of Faunus, a rural deity]

fauna

the grouping of animals present in any one place or at any one time in geological history Together with the FLORA this constitutes the total of organisms living in a particular environment - ‘the flora and fauna’.
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This practice would, however, be difficult to identify in domestic faunal assemblages, as occasional (perhaps annual or even less frequent) additions of elements of certain carcass components would have very little impact on domestic faunal assemblages (for comparable medieval examples, see Sykes 2007: 150-51).
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provide a synthesis of the wealth of recent faunal data from Paleozoic rocks along the South American margin.
In the present article only the faunal remains recovered from the settlement site of Pada in 1980-1982 are discussed.
Data recovered from a series of excavations include a number of pit features, such as hearths and food processing and storage bins, two structures, and various ceramic, lithic, and faunal assemblages.
The volunteers collect seeds, propagate plants, organise community planting days, assist farmers with tree planting, dear invasive weeds, run excursions for schools, and research and monitor native faunal colonisation in revegetated areas.
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Diversity, dominance, faunal variability, and diversity of feeding types were tabulated.
The effects of riparian areas on faunal communities in northwestern [3] and southwestern [6-8] regions of the United States have received considerable attention.
Large faunal "provinces" have been identified in the North Pacific, based on the distribution patterns of many species of zooplankton and fish, together with knowledge of water circulation patterns.
There is nothing particularly new about older generations treating youth as some kind of outlying faunal manifestation (Howe and Strauss are, as they remind us throughout the book, Baby Boomers).