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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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At a dramatic meeting of the Society in December 1849 Nylander had been one of those younger members who opposed professor Alexander von Nordmann's proposal to organize a floristic and faunistic expedition to the shores of White Sea and Archangelsk.
Yet, reliable, up-to-date spider species lists for the 50 United States are not available, because faunistic research declined (and lost funding) before the job was done (Crawford 1988).
15) indicated that the configuration was a good representation of the faunistic similarities between stations.
The faunistic similarity of oribatid communities in different habitats was estimated by means of cluster analysis (Bray-Curtis similarity index, complete-link clustering).
Faunistic similarity and historic biogeography of the harvestmen of southern and southeastern Atlantic Rain Forest of Brazil.
However, there is little known about marine faunistic resources, despite that it involves an extensive coastline that encompasses three marine regions prioritized for the conservation of the coastal and ocean biodiversity of Mexico, and Mexico's National Commission on Biodiversity (CONABIO) has indicated that there is a lack of knowledge about this region (Arriaga et al.
We include a systematic list with all the records made around the islands of the Mexican Pacific as well as their affinities according to their faunistic composition.
Small streams are generally under-represented in mussel status reports because they are not included in most stream surveys and mussel populations are usually not assessed as part of most stream faunistic surveys which usually focus on fish and/or aquatic insects.
We would like to encourage those who have an interest in faunistic surveys in Mississippi to begin investigations of these unique and fragile ecosystems before they are overwhelmed by "progress.
Update and supplement of faunistic mapping to different groups of species as well as a Waldstruktur-, a Baumh?
Despite the fact that ants comprise a taxonomically complex insect group that has been little studied in Mexico (Rojas 2001), various faunistic lists have been published in recent years that reported new records of species (Rios-Casanova 2013; Garcia-Martinez et al.
Most papers that treat African naucorids are faunistic inventories of more inclusive taxa (e.